We have heard a number of rumors about the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 over the last few weeks, Samsung are expected to launch the device in August.
The company is apparently planning an August launch for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to release the device ahead of Apple’s new iPhone 6S and 6S smartphones.
Samsung are expected to give the handset a complete redesign, it is said to feature a similar design to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge and will apparently also use premium materials.
The hardware on the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is expected to get a significant upgrade over the current version and their are rumors that this could be Samsung first smartphone with a 4K display.
The display on the handset is rumored to measure 5.5 inches and will apparently have an Ultra HD 4K resolution, the company is also expected to introduce a new high end processor with the device, the Exynos 7422.
The Exynos 7422 is said to be a processor, GPU, RAM and LTE modem in one chip, the device is also expected to come with 4GB of RAM, the current note 4 comes with 3GB of RAM, the handset is also expected to be Samsung’s first Android device with the new USB Type-C connector.
For storage Samsung are expected to do what they did with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the new Note 5 is rumored to come with a choice of 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, as yet it is not clear whether the handset will come with a microSD card slot.
The cameras on the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 are also expected to get a significant update, the front camera is expected to be an 8 megapixel model and the rear camera is said to be a 20 megapixel camera with a range of advanced features.
As the handset is expected to be released in August it will probably come with Android Lollipop, as opposed to the new Android M which is expected later in the year. As soon as we get some more details on the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5, including some photos of the device, we will let you guys know.
It looks like Samsung may not launch a new Note Edge version of the Galaxy Note 5, like they did with the Galaxy Note 4, the reason that they have decided not to launch an Edge version of the handset is because of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, which will feature a similar sized display to the new Note 5.
Updated 25th June 2015