After much speculations, Samsung has finally announced its next generation phablet: the Galaxy Note 5, at its Unpacked event at New York last week.
Ahead of the Unpacked event, rumors suggested that the existence of dual-SIM variant of the Galaxy Note 5. But, the dual-SIM model was not announced at the event. It seem that the rumors were right.
Now, images of dual-SIM model of the handset has been spotted in a Taiwan website. The leaked images purportedly confirms that the newly launched phablet will come with dual-SIM slot and there will be no microSD card slot in the model.
However, another report claims that the dual-SIM variant of the Note 5 is up for pre-orders in the Philippines. If the report is to believed, then it is expected that Samsung will announce the availability of the Galaxy Note 5 dual-SIM variant in other markets soon.
Meanwhile, Samsung confirmed that the note 5 will be available only in selected markets. So far, there is no information about the availability, price of the dual-SIM model.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - Key Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 sports a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED QHD display at 2560x1440 pixel resolution, which is the same as the Note 4. In terms of processor, the Galaxy Note 5 is powered by an Exynos 7420 processor with 4GB of RAM and runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based TouchWiz UI on top.
For storage, the company has launched 32GB and 64GB variants of the phone. However, the is no expandable memory support via microSD card. On the camera front, it comes with 16 megapixel rear shooter with OIS, and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera.
Further more, it comes with 3000 mAh non-removable battery and available in Black Sapphire, White Pearl, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium color options.