Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Release Date, Specs, Features Revealed, Rumored To Have 21MP Camera

Chanel Adams

Rumors of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 have been circulating the internet. Both Gizbot and ValueWalk are hinting that the Galaxy Note 5 will have an octacore Snapdragon 810 processor and 4GB of RAM. However, GSMArena has reported that the phablet will have an Exynos 7420 chipset, which includes four Cortex A57 cores and four Cortex A53 cores.

There are four storage options available with the Galaxy Note 5. It will have four different variants ranging from 16GB to 128GB. PC Advisor hints that the Galaxy Note 5 will also come with a 32GB storage – right out of the box – and will be expandable up to 128GB.

A blog, appropriately titled The Galaxy Note 5, said that the smartphone will release in the U.S. in October of this year. The blog also shared rumors of the Galaxy Note 5’s specs and features. It will have a 4K Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 3840 x 2160, including a ppi of up to 660. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is also rumored to have a 20.9MP camera on the back, and a 5MP camera on the front.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 was well received by critics last year.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 was well received by critics last year.

The Galaxy Note 5 will also have a 3400 or 3900 mAh battery, including an ultra-battery saver mode. The blog said that the device should support the 2G, 3G, 4G LTE networks. This phone is also expected to have several feature upgrades such as a “Retina scanner, fingerprint scanner, wireless charging, scratch and dust resistant, water resistant, and a Heart Rate monitor,” according to a report by Venture Capital Post.

There is a lot of hype surrounding the Mobile World Congress 2015, as it’s expected to take place in Barcelona, Spain in the first week of March. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is rumored to be featured at the event, but there are still rumors surrounding the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The Galaxy Note 4 already received plenty of international acclaim when it launched in September of last year. It’s no wonder why users are looking forward to the Galaxy Note 5.

Samsung is already making headlines today, as tech lovers and users got the first look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Rumors about these handheld devices have also been swirling for months. Both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are expected to have premium metal and glass, a three-sided display and wireless charging. The devices will also make an appearance at the Mobile World Congress on March 1.

Are you looking forward to Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, or the Galaxy Note 5?

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