Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge release date, specs, features: Galaxy Note 5 S Pen now spring activated


Finally, it’s officially herethe Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 edge+!

As was previously expected, the South Korean tech giant had unveiled its new phablet flagship and the bigger variant of their current smartphone flagship line, at the recently held Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event on August 13, at New York.

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 runs under a 64-bit 3.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7420 processor, and sports a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with stunning 2560 x 1440 Quad HD resolution. It packs a massive 4GB worth of LPDDR4 RAM, along either 16GB or 32GB worth of built-in internal memory. Just like other recent releases from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 5 does not have support for an external microSD expansion.

As for the camera, a 16 megapixels rear-facing camera and a 5 megapixels front snapper for selfies and video calling is available. Both cameras have an f/1.9 aperture. It boots on Android Lollipop 5.1.1, and powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery, with Fast Charging and Fast Wireless Charging feature.

Of course, the new Galaxy Note 5 comes with the trademark S Pen, now improved and even more accessible with its new spring activated feature.

As for the Galaxy S6 edge+ is basically the same as the Galaxy Note 5 on the inside, as it also runs under the same 64-bit 3.6GHz octa-core E stunning 2560 x 1440 Quad HD resolution. It packs also the same 4GB worth of LPDR4 RAM and as well as two variants of 16/32GB internal storage capacity. The front facing and the rear-facing camera features are the same as that of the Note 5, too, as well as the battery capacity and its Fast Charging and Fast Wireless Charging Features. It boots on Android Lollipop 5.1.1.

As what it is popularly known for, the new Galaxy S6 edge+ has the trademark stylish dual curved screen, giving a new display experience on a bigger and better display that its original predecessor.

Both devices are now available for pre-order and will be released on August 21.