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Samsung Galaxy Note5 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Mali-T760 MP8
4 GB / 32 GB
5.7 inches (1440 x 2560 px)
16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus, optical stabilization

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Note5 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy Note5 phone with 5.7 inches display, Exynos 7 Octa 7420 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy Note5 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.7 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1440 x 2560 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy Note5 specifications

NameGalaxy Note5
Release date2015


The weight of Samsung Galaxy Note5 is about 6.03 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (6.03 x 3 x 0.3 inches).

Weight6.03 oz
Dimensions6.03 x 3 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblack sapphire, gold platinum, silver titan, white pearl
SIM typeNano SIM


The Samsung Galaxy Note5 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
SoCExynos 7 Octa 7420
CPUHexa-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Dual-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
GPUMali-T760 MP8


The size of Galaxy Note5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.7 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy Note5 with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Note5 (4 GB) cannot be expanded.

Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotno


The camera of the Galaxy Note5 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus, optical stabilization


The Samsung Galaxy Note5 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy Note5 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy Note5 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy Note5 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The Galaxy Note5 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsbarometer, compass, fingerprint, gravity, gyroscope, hall, hr, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 4, Pen support
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