Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with 5.7-inch Quad-HD display launched in India

By | September 7, 2015

Samsung Electronics has finally launched its latest version of Note series, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in India today. This launch closely follows the launch of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ in India last month. There will be two storage variants; cheaper 32Gb variant priced at Rs. 53,900, while you can own the 64GB variant after shelling out Rs. 59,900.

Pre-orders for Galaxy Note 5 will start from today and it will finally go on sale from September 20. The Note 5 will be available in Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, and Silver Titanium color variants starting 20 September.Samsung Galaxy Note 5

As usual the Galaxy Note 5 features a Super-Amoled display, which measures 5.7-inch and offers Quad-HD resolution (1440×2560 pixels) at 515 pixels per inch. The smartphone is powered by Samsung’s own 64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420 SoC with four Cortex-A57 cores clocked at 2.1GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.

On the imaging front, the Galaxy Note 5 boasts of a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and optical image stabilization, apart from a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The camera can be immediately accessed by double pressing the the home button. The Galaxy Note 5 also boasts of a live streaming feature which is built directly into camera app.Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Launch event

The phone runs Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz UI on top of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and has no microSD support. The Galaxy Note 5 packs a non-removable 3,000 mAh battery, which as per Samsung’s claim gets fully charged in 90 minutes with a wired charger and in 120 minutes on wireless charging mode. The device comes with 4G LTE Cat. 6 modem and is compatible with Indian 4G LTE bands. All other standard connectivity features as also present.

Te new Galaxy Note 5 measures 153.2×76.1×7.6mm, and a weight of 171 grams and comes with 100GB of OneDrive cloud storage for free. Those who pre-book the device will additionally get a free wireless charger, and a one-time screen replacement. What do you feel about the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5? Will it be a success in India or otherwise? Please feel free to comment below.