[Review] Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 4 – Specs & Difference

The new Samsung galaxy, Galaxy note 5 is the mastered-version of its predecessor Galaxy note 4, with a slim, shiny, large screen display of 5.7inch, the new galaxy note 5 is obviously a stylus-equipped version of galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

Samsung galaxy note 5 has an awesome look but not only that, it features an improved fingerprint reader found on the previous on Samsung galaxy s6 and s6 edge. It runs on Android lollipop 5.1 powered with Samsung Exynos 7 octa-core processor, it has storage option of 32GB/64GB with no external storage slot available. It comes with 16-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel secondary camera.

It has lot of added new features out of which are; Screen memo (a features that lets you create a memo even when the screen is turn off, Pdf writing (where you can annotate PDFs by writing all over them) and others.


Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 4 – The Difference

Here is a comparison between Samsung galaxy note 5 and Samsung galaxy note 4

 Galaxy note 5Galaxy note 4
DisplaySuper AMOLED 5.7-inch
Quad-HD 1,440 x 2,560 pixels
Super AMOLED: 5.7-inch
Quad-HD 1,440 x 2,560 pixels,
OSAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop (with Touchwiz UI)Android 4.4 KitKat (with TouchWiz UI)
Sim TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Dimensions 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
Weight 171 g176 g
ColoursColor gold,silver,black and white -
Primary Camera16MP16MP
Secondary Camera5MP3.7MP
Camera Flash YesYes
ProcessorSamsung Exynos 7 octa-core processorQualcomm Samsung Exynos 5 Octa (SM-N910C)
Internal Memory32GB32GB
External Storage32/64 GB
(no microSD slot)
32 GB
(plus microSD slot)
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Dispaly Resolution1,440 x 2,560 pixels1,440 x 2,560 pixels
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO(2x2), Bluetooth v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFCWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, USB 2.0, NFC
Additional features- S Pen Stylus
- Fingerprint Scanner
- Fast charging
- Wireless charging (native)
- s pen stylus
- S Pen Stylus
- Fingerprint Scanner
- Fast charging
- Wireless charging (with separate battery cover)
BatteryNon-Removable 3000mAh3,220mAh (removable battery)

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 4 – Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 sleek design is really impressive with its display is almost the same as that of galaxy note 4, the battery is smaller and non-removable compare to that of its predecessor, also it does not support external microSD card these are big disappointments. The performance and camera specs are stronger, and the  is undoubtedly more

Where to buy Samsung galaxy note 5?

Galaxy Note 5 will be available for buyers all around the globe by August 21.