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Samsung Galaxy Note 5

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 5 better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3000mAhvs2656.32mAh
  • CPU speed
    8 x 2.1GHzvs6.42GHz
  • Pixel density
    518ppivs323.79ppi
  • Screen size
    5.7"vs5.07"
  • RAM
    4GBvs2.22GB
  • Megapixels
    16MPvs11.67MP
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs1168459.27px
  • Internal storage
    64GBvs29.55GB

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Design

1.weight

171g

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62.5g

2.thickness

7.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.width

76.1mm

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Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

153.2mm

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67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

518ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
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AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.RAM speed

1552MHz (Samsung Exynos 7420)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7420)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

6.Has out-of-order execution
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Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

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1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
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A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Vivo NEX 2

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

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Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy Note 5

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

3.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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