Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy S6 Edge – how much do you care about the stylus pen?


This year, Samsung has released two new gadgets the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. What are their similarities and differences?

Like its predecessor, the Note 4, Samsung has fitted the Note 5 with a 5.7-inch display screen. According to a review by the Computerworld, the Note 5’s display is capable of Quad HD resolution, which is at 2,560 x 1,440 pixels.

As for its processor, the Note 5 is powered by the same Exynos processor that is powering the S6 and S6 Edge, The Next Web revealed, supported by an impressive 4 GB of RAM.

Other features of the Note 5 include a 16-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front camera, and storage options of 32 or 64 GB, which is not expandable. It is also capable of supporting NFC and Samsung’s new phone-based payment technology. The Note 5, The Next Web said, also has a fingerprint scanner as well as an optical heart rate sensor.

The Note 5 supports the use of stylus pen.

On the other hand, Gizmag reported that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ also features a 5.7-inch screen and Quad HD resolution as the Note 5. The S6 Edge+’s display using AMOLED technology, which makes for brighter and clearer images, as well as great color depth.

As for its internals, Android Authority said that the S6 Edge+ is also powered by the 2.1 GHz Exynos processor found in the S6 and S6 Edge. Just like the Note 5 and its predecessors, the S6 Edge+ carries 4GB of RAM to back up its processor.

Similar to the Note 5, the S6 Edge+ is also offered in 32GB and 64GB internal storage options that does not allow for expansion.

Its cameras, Android Authority said, is of the same size as the Note 5 16 megapixels for the rear-facing camera, and 5 megapixels for the selfie shooter. The cameras are noted for their very large apertures, which start at f/1.9, so they are great for taking pictures even in low-light conditions.

The S6 Edge+ also supports fingerprint scanning and mobile payments, Gizmag added.