The rumor mills may eventually take a breath because Samsung has taken the wraps off the Galaxy Note 5 in its current Unpacked event in New York bgr. The phablet will be released in the US and Canada on August 21, with pre-orders starting today.
In terms of specifications, the Galaxy Note 5 boasts a 5.7-inch QHD (2560 × 1440 pixels) Super AMOLED screen with 518ppi. Under the hood is a 7422 Exynos octa-core 64-bit (2.1GHz Cortex-A57 + 1.5GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 quad core) with 4 GB of RAM. Also offered is the internal memory of 32 GB / 64 GB.
Pictured front, features a 16-megapixel rear camera with f / 1.9 aperture and optical image stabilization, while on the front there is a selfie 5-megapixel camera. The phablet also has a 3,000mAh battery with fast wireless charging stand.
Connectivity options include support one SIM, support 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and USB 2.0. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop outside the box, wrapped under a revamped user interface TouchWiz. The new UI brings features like live broadcasting of YouTube, and rapid implementation of the camera to name a few.
As part of the Galaxy Note, one of the points of discussion series is obviously the stylus S Pen. This time Samsung has added a new mechanism push-to-expulsion, which makes it much easier to remove the stylus. Samsung has also redesigned the Air Command menu, and still get direct access the Notice of Action, select Smart, screen writing, S Note, and configurations, among others.