By: Next Communications August 21, 2015 In: Android, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Uncategorized

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5. Both devices represent Samsung’s commitment to the big screen smartphone market for those with big hands.

Both devices feature a 5.7 inch screen and a 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution display. They will also come straight out of the box with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. They have the same internal processors, same internal memory sizes (32GB and 64GB) and also both come with 4GB RAM. Both come with 16MP rear cameras, 5MP front-facing cameras, wireless charging capabilities and come in the same colour range: Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan and White Pearl.

With the launch of the S6 edge+ and the Note 5, Samsung also release Samsung Pay, protected by Samsung KNOX, fingerprint verification and digital tokenization, Samsung Pay works with both MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and NFC (Near Field Communication) technologies, bringing consumers closer than ever to a world without wallets.

Galaxy S6 edge+ best for multimedia experience

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ succeeded the unique and distinctive design of Galaxy S6 edge and features the new ‘Apps edge’ for easy access to favorite apps, and enhanced ‘People edge’ for easy communications with preferred contacts. ‘Apps edge’ allows users to access their favorite apps by just swiping the edge display. ‘People edge’ helps users to connect their close contacts easily. From the edge screen, users can quickly find their pre-set contacts and send message or give a call directly.

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

Galaxy Note5 perfect for multi-taskers

The Galaxy Note5 is a stunning upgrade to Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note line – more powerful and more personal than ever. Inspired by the design legacy of the Galaxy S6, it fits in one hand with a narrower bezel and curved back. The flat screen is great to write on and the curved shape makes it easier to use the phone with one hand.

Engineered to help people get more done faster, the Galaxy Note 5 includes all new S Pen that feels more solid and balanced in the user’s hand, offering improved writing capabilities and a variety of practical tools. A unique clicking mechanism offers a joyful experience of popping the S Pen out with just one quick click. Users can now quickly jot down ideas or information when the screen is off without even unlocking the phone. ‘Air Command’ feature gets more intuitive and practical as well; now the icon hovers for instant access to all of S Pen tools from any screen at any time. Users can also annotate on PDF files and capture lengthy web articles or long images at once via ‘Scroll capture.’

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Technical Specifications

Galaxy S6 edge+

  • Operating System – Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Network – LTE Cat 9 / LTE Cat 6 (may differ according to market)
  • Dimensions – 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9mm, 153g
  • Processor – Octa core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad)
  • Memory – 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB storage
  • Display – 5.7-inch Quad HD SUper AMOLED, 2560×1440 (518ppi), Dual edge screen
  • Camera – Rear: 16MP, Front: 5MP
  • Battery – 3000mAh, fast charging both on wired and wireless. Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
  • Payment – NFC, MST
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO (2×2)
    • Bluetooth 4.2 LE
    • USB 2.0
    • NFC
  • Sensors
    • Accelerometer
    • Proximity
    • RGB Light
    • Geo-magnetic
    • Gyro
    • Fingerprint
    • Barometer
    • HRM

Galaxy Note5

  • Operating System – Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Network – LTE Cat 9 / LTE Cat 6 (may differ according to market)
  • Dimensions – 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm, 171g
  • Processor – Octa core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad)
  • Memory – 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB storage
  • Display – 5.7-inch Quad HD SUper AMOLED, 2560×1440 (518ppi)
  • Camera – Rear: 16MP, Front: 5MP
  • Battery – 3000mAh, fast charging both on wired and wireless. Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
  • Payment – NFC, MST
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO (2×2)
    • Bluetooth 4.2 LE
    • USB 2.0
    • NFC
  • Sensors
    • Accelerometer
    • Proximity
    • RGB Light
    • Geo-magnetic
    • Gyro
    • Fingerprint
    • Barometer
    • HRM