August 13, Samsung introduced a new model of the flagship phablet Galaxy Note 5 and “curved” modification Galaxy S6 edge+. Because at the moment the devices are considered the most advanced devices in the line of Android devices, many IT resources compare them with Apple hardware.
Korean new items were not innovative, as countless leaks and rumors before the announcement showed almost all the information about new products. Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ were the same, if we talk about the specifications: 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels, an OCTA-core processor, 4 GB of RAM. Flagship phablets got a 16-megapixel main and 5-megapixel front camera.
Resource BGR has listed the features of Galaxy Note 5, which are absent from high-end smartphones Apple, in particular a 5.5-inch phablet iPhone 6 Plus. Among them there are as quite useful in real life, and completely unnecessary features. More about this later in the article MacDigger.
Bundled with Galaxy Note 5 is the S Pen stylus, which is housed in the special slot in the lower-right corner. In the new model Samsung slightly increased the length of the digital pen and increased sensitivity to pressure. Now, it allows you to work with handwritten notes directly from the lock screen: pulling out the stylus, you can immediately start to drive it across the screen, not including the vehicle itself and without launching the application. Thanks to a special release mechanism with a single tap of the stylus extends, after a slight indentation in the housing.
Display QHD Super AMOLED
Galaxy Note 5 touch screen with a diagonal of 5.7 inches. Unlike the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with LCD panel display innovations made by technology Super AMOLED. It has a resolution Quad HD (2560 × 1440 pixels) and pixel density of 518 ppi. The size of the panel allows to characterize a new as PC. For comparison, we previously introduced a smartphone Galaxy S6 edge screen has a size of 5.1 inches, although other characteristics similar to that of Galaxy Note 5. Manufactured by Samsung Super AMOLED panel are considered the best in the industry.
8-core processor and 4 GB of RAM
The “heart” of the Android phablet is a 64-bit OCTA-core processor Exynos 7420 (four cores with a frequency of 2.1 GHz and four cores with a frequency of 1.5 GHz), made on 14-nanometer technology. This high-performance chip supplemented with 4 GB of RAM LPDDR4 RAM. While talking about the performance of the Galaxy Note 5 is still early – you need to wait for benchmarks. In previous tests-core iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus surpassed the performance of all competitors, including the 8-core model.
Technology fast charging and wireless charging
Galaxy Note 5 supports fast charging. 10 minutes spent by smartphone adapter, will provide up to 4 hours of battery life. According to the manufacturer, the technology is much more efficient than before.
The device supports Quick Charge that provides a 100% battery charge in just 90 minutes, wireless charging will take 2 hours. The device supports not only common Protocol Qi, but other standards for wireless transmission of energy. Thus, the user don’t need to worry about compatibility with a charger. iPhone supports wireless charging only in special case.
Live video on YouTube
Software TouchWiz in Android 5.1 Lollipop is almost indistinguishable from software other Galaxy devices. But they do exist. Samsung has a deal with YouTube and included in the standard lens feature live streaming video from the camera of the gadget directly to the video service. The quality of the air can be very high: up to 1080p (60 fps).
Galaxy Note 5 will not officially appear in Russia. Home sales model with a curved display Galaxy S6 edge+ in our country is scheduled for September 2015.