Samsung just announced in New York two new smartphones, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+. Let’s take a look at the features of both phones and everything Samsung presented today.
Galaxy Note 5
The new Galaxy Note 5 has a 5.7-inch quad HD display with Super AMOLED technology. It comes with a 2560 x 1440 resolution and 518 pixels per inch (ppi) and Gorilla Glass 4 to protect the phone.
Galaxy Note 5 weighs 171 g and has 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm dimensions
The new phablet comes with an Exynos 7420 octa core processor and 4 GB of RAM (beating the 1 GB of RAM included on the iPhone 6 Plus).
Galaxy Note 5 will be available in two presentations; 32 and 64 GB of internal storage; it comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop and Samsung Pay, Samsung’s new payment system.
The phablet comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera and f/1.9 aperture, where videos can be captured at a 4K resolution; and the front camera has a 5-megapixel resolution.
Nevertheless, the Galaxy Note 5 comes with a smaller 3,000 mAh battery, compared with the previous Note’s 3,220 mAh battery.
The Galaxy Pen and fingerprint sensor are included. Galaxy Note 5 will be released on Augist 21 in the U.S.
Galaxy S6 Edge+
The new Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes with a 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display; it weighs 153 grams and has a dimension of 154 x 76 x 6.9 mm.
The screen’s resolution on the Galaxy S6 Edge+ has a 2560 x 1440 and 518 ppi.
The new curved phone hosts a 16 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera, and comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop and Samsung Pay.
As the Galaxy Note 5, the Galaxy S6 Edge+ brings an Exynos 7420 processor and 4 GB of RAM.
The new Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes with a fingerprint sensor and a 3,000 mAh battery. Samsung said the Galaxy S6 Edge+ will be available in Agust 21 in the United States
Samsung wants to compete with Apple, and announced Samsung Pay, a new payment service that uses a Samsung phone as a virtual credit card. They partnered with US Bank, Visa and MasterCard to name a few and works with NFC.
Samsung Knox, Samsung’s security system protects your credit card information; Samsung says it doesn’t store your details.
Samsung Pay will be available Korea on August 21 and in the United States on September 28. China, the UK, Spain and other countries will follow in the near future.
Samsung Gear S2
The new smart watch will be presented in Berlin on September 3.
In case you missed it, you can watch the Unpacked event again below.