Samsung Unpacked event in new York, officially presented the new model of the flagship phablets Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+.
The presented devices are smartphones with a screen diagonal of 5.7 inches and a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Phones got 4 GB of RAM, 16-megapixel camera with a maximum aperture of f/1.9 and an optical stabilization system, 5 megapixel front-facing modules and battery capacity of 3000 mAh. In the presence of fingerprint scanners in the center button and pulse sensor near the main camera.
The difference of smartphone screens: Galaxy S6 edge+ got a display with curved edges as the Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy Note 5 — the more traditional flat display. In addition, the Galaxy Note 5 is in the set S-Pen with special mechanism that allows you to automatically get it from a corresponding groove in the housing. Galaxy S6 edge+ boasts curved on two sides of the display and special software that allows you to use the benefits of the “tripartite” of the screen.
Separately, Samsung has stopped on the flash drive, the capacity of which can be 32 or 64 GB. The fact that the company has applied the “advanced memory chips”, made in accordance with the standard UFS 2.0. Compared with the widely used eMMC memory, they provide a significant performance increase while reducing energy consumption. Samsung claims that the products UFS 2.0 in the random read data up to 19 000 operations input/output per second (IOPS).
The devices operate on the company’s OCTA-core 64-bit processor Samsung Exynos 7420, which has two types of nuclei, a frequency of 2.1 and 1.5 GHz and a graphics accelerator Mali-T760. As the operating system is Android 5.1 Lollipop with a proprietary interface TouchWiz.
The start of sales of devices scheduled for 21 August 2015. Buyers will be available color White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold, Platinum and Titanium Silver. According to “Yulmart”, Galaxy Note 5 will not officially sold in Russia, giving way to a Galaxy S6 edge with curved screen.
“In our view, the Galaxy S6 edge+ this year will be difficult to repeat the success of its predecessor. Model S6 edge was presented recently in April, and if the novelty will appear in Russia this year, S6 egde and S6 edge+ will “overlap” that will affect the sales of both devices. Also in the fall / winter market is always increased competition recall that in 2013 and 2014 on the market at about the same time appeared traditionally popular new products from Apple”, – commented on the release of Maria Zaikina, representative of the retailer “Svyaznoy”.
“As for the model lineup of Note, despite the growing popularity of phablets, the series still remain a niche device due to the large, even for a phablet, display. If we talk about sales figures, then they should not be comparable to other gadgets high price just because of the fact that the device is quite niche,” added the company.