Samsung Galaxy Note 5 appears in gold; your index finger will be used to pry out the S Pen

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 appears in gold; your index finger will be used to pry out the S Pen
An image of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 shows the eagerly awaited phablet dressed up in gold. The device, along with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, is expected to be unveiled sometime in August so that it can get a head start on the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus. The photo of the gold-hued Galaxy Note 5 shows off a couple of AT&T themed apps, not there was much doubt about the carrier offering the phone.

Another picture answers the question about how the S Pen will be removed from the phablet. There had been talk about an auto-eject method following a patent application made by Samsung. But that recently was shot down by anonymous sources in Korea. A picture allegedly showing the bottom of the phablet, reveals that there will be a small gap which will give you enough room to use your index finger to pry the accessory out. It looks like an auto-eject for the S Pen is at least a year away from happening.

The same photo shows that the Galaxy Note 5 will have the speaker grill, micro-USB port and 3.5mm earphone jack on the bottom, similar to where these are positioned on the Samsung Galaxy S6.


source: NWE (translated) via AndroidCentral

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Galaxy Note 5
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(22h 3G talk time)

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37 Comments

1. DirtyDan23

Posts: 280; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

Neato

11. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

I like the hole at the bottom(idea), it's natural. ;-)

18. tpeter

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

No removable battery , sd slot , IR blaster = no need new note

19. tedkord

Posts: 17356; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

No care.

2. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

Ugly >.

4. limporgyuk

Posts: 360; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Indeed it is, including the Symbian looking Touchwiz

24. alex3run

Posts: 715; Member since: May 18, 2014

No matter what Samsung show us the haters say it is ugly.

27. Baracus

Posts: 223; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Never cared what a phone I've bought looks like as long as it does everything I can possibly need. But Samsung are now taking the Apple like style over substance approach for shallow people who only care about image.

3. spiderpig2894

Posts: 597; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Push click mechanism would be better but hard to fix when worned out.

6. SGSatlantis

Posts: 227; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

I just hope this doesn't expose the right bottom angle when in case.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

AT&T apps are downloadable lol...

7. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Nice looking mobile computer. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

8. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Seriously, it just looks boring IMO.

17. mixedfish

Posts: 1555; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Well it looks like a Samsung, meets the expectation.

21. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

More boring then Sony, HTC or Apple ? Nyahh... Its definitely a big design change from Note 4.

9. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

It's a Chinese clone of Note5.

10. Krjal

Posts: 431; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

I hate gold coloured phones but otherwise it looks fine. Basically a big S6; not that I was expecting anything else.

12. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Fake I reckon

13. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

I guess the Note 5 is going to be Samsung's S5 disappointment this year.

16. gabriel2

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 27, 2013

Go home you are drunk

14. csacseg

Posts: 25; Member since: May 21, 2014

Looking good, but the S pen remove method I don't like......

15. ShangTsung

Posts: 43; Member since: Jul 23, 2015

Very fake. Look closely.

20. mrwhyeray

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Good but still uninspiring. Sticking with the S6's design huh?

22. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Stop whining all Samsung haters. You slammed Samsung plastic design, not long ago I guess. And now Samsung has made use of premium design, you haters still criticize it. I don't really know what kind of design that fits your style, seriously.

26. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

They like that Ugly and cheap tin can made Iphone crap.

29. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

Lol you mean the same aluminum used in fighter jets like the F-22 or cars like the Ferrari 458? At least its not made out of cheap play school kids plastic

31. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Like that i5C?

28. alex3run

Posts: 715; Member since: May 18, 2014

Ahaha glass is premium? It is crap that feels like soap in hands. Samsung should make plastic back as before.

23. alex3run

Posts: 715; Member since: May 18, 2014

The UI is beautiful. I like vibrant colours of the new Touchwiz and also like that all the icons have the same size because in the old Touchwiz/stock Android/Sense they sometimes look like zoo.

25. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

wasn't the USB port the upside down in the leaked renders and schematics?

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