Samsung has just announced its new Galaxy Note smartphone, the Galaxy Note 5, this came alongside the introduction of a larger version of the Galaxy 6 Edge called the Edge Plus.
But how different is the Note 5 from the Note 4? Check out this spec shootout to find out.
|Galaxy Note 5||Galaxy Note 4|
|Measurements||153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm||53.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm|
|Weight||171 grams||176 grams|
|Display||5.7 inch Super AMOLED display with 2560 x 1440 resolution and 515 ppi.||5.7 inch Super AMOLED display with 2560 x 1440 resolution and 515 ppi.|
|Cameras||16 megapixel rear-facing camera with a f/1.9 aperture and 5 megapixel front-facing camera with a f/1.9 aperture.||16 megapixel rear-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture and 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture.|
|Performance||Exynos octa-core processor with 4 2.1GHz cores and four 1.5GHz cores and 4GB of RAM.||2.7GHz quad-core processor with 3GB of RAM.|
|Storage||32GB or 64GB, no microSD support.||32GB of storage, with microSD card support.|
|Software||Android with Samsung TouchWiz.||Android with Samsung TouchWiz.|
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
The Note 5 doesn’t improve upon the Note 4 in all aspects, it still has the same display, a smaller battery and similar cameras, however Samsung has improved the base storage (no microSD card slot in the 5 unfortunately), with a brand new design a slightly better camera and a lighter and thinner design.