Samsung Galaxy Note5 launched in India starting at Rs. 53900

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Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note5 smartphone in India, as we expected. It was announced at the Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event last month along with the Galaxy S6 edge+ that was launched in India recently for Rs. 57,900 and packs a 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED display, is powered by a Octa-Core (Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5GHz) Exynos 7420 processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop). It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

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It has improved S Pen stylus with push to eject/insert mechanism. Air Command launches instantly when the S Pen is removed so that you access Action Memo, Smart Select, Screen Write and more easily. You can also add up to 3 favorite app shortcuts. It comes with a Fingerprint sensor built into the home button. It packs a 3000mAh built-in battery and fast charging capabilities to the charge the phone fully in approximately 90 minutes using a wired fast charger and just 120 minutes using Samsung’s wireless charger.

Samsung Galaxy Note5 specifications

  • 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) (518ppi) Super AMOLED curved dual edge display
  • Octa-Core (Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5GHz) 64 bit, 14nm Exynos 7420 processor
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32GB / 64GB internal memory
  • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, OIS, f/1.9 aperture, 4K(UHD) video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • Dimensions: 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm, Weight: 171g
  • Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, NFC
  • 3000mAh battery, Fast Charging (wired and wireless)

The Samsung Galaxy Note5 comes in Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium colors and is priced at Rs. 53,900 for the 32GB variant and Rs. 59,900 for the 64GB variant. It will be available in India starting from September 20th. It will be available for pre-order starting from today, till September 20th. Those who pre-order the smartphone will get a free wireless charger, one year free screen replacement guarantee and an option to get it with 24 EMIs. Check out our Galaxy Note5 unboxing.


Samsung Galaxy Note5 India launch

Commenting on the launch, HC Hong, President and CEO, Samsung India Electronics, said:

Samsung always endeavours to inspire the world and shape the future with transformative ideas and technologies giving people the power to discover new experiences. With the launch of Galaxy Note5, we are reemphasizing our ongoing commitment to bold, fearless innovation that meets the needs of our consumers, taking the experience to a new level. India is an important market for Samsung and is among the first few markets where the Galaxy Note5 has been rolled out. The launch today is a step in meeting our commitment to Make for India.

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Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, Mobile & IT at Samsung India added:

The Galaxy Note has been an iconic device in the world of mobility. The Galaxy Note ushered in the large screen revolution and created an industry benchmark. The Note series has been a testimony to our commitment to keep innovating and giving our consumers what they need. In the beautifully crafted Galaxy Note5, we have pushed the S Pen based productivity to the next level.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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