For the past few years, Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy Note device at a fall event in Berlin, Germany. This year too, the Korean giant is expected to hold a major press event where it is said to unveil the Galaxy Note 5.
This year, it is strongly rumoured Samsung will announce two flagship phones: a standard Galaxy Note 5 model and the other one with the dual edge screen, both markedly improved than their predecessor.
As always, dozens of other rumours abound, including a report that Samsung will announce the next-generation Gear watch with a round display.
While Samsung always keeps its mouth shut ahead of product announcements, leaks and rumours begin months ahead of the event.
Here are some of the loudest and most credible whispers about the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
Galaxy Note 5 May Feature 2K or 4K Resolution Display
It is highly expected that the top-notch beast may feature 2K or 4K resolution with a super AMOLED display. Rumours are pointing to a 5.7-inch display with a UHD or Ultra High Definition resolution.
In terms of design, Samsung's next-generation Galaxy Note 5 is expected to sport an all new design, featuring the metal and glass-clad design as the Galaxy S6. Samsung could also use a genuine leather or another luxury material that would make the Galaxy Note 5 stand out among its competitors.
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‘Project Zen' Dual-Edge Variant Also Rumoured
If rumours are to be believed, the dual-edge display variant of the Galaxy Note 5 is said to be codenamed Project Zen. Apparently, the handset is said to feature a 5.4 or 5.5-inch Super AMOLED dual-edge curved display; hexa-core processor (Snapdragon 808); 16-megapixel rear camera with OIS; 8-megapixel front camera, and S Pen support.
Galaxy Note 5 To Feature Android M OS
Typically, the next Galaxy Note device will arrive running the newest iteration of Google's Android OS, known this time around as Android M. To be unveiled at Google I/0 on May 28, Android M see Google making radical changes to its mobile OS, most notably when it comes to design and productivity part.
Galaxy Note 5 Will Likely To Feature Exynos 7422
SamMobile citing people familiar with the matter claims that the Exynos 7422 might be the South Korean company's first all-in-one solution, which will include the CPU, GPU, RAM, storage, and modem on a single chip. The report further claims Samsung is internally testing Galaxy Note 5 with a newer Exynos 7430 chipset but that might be commercially available in 2016.
Galaxy Note 5 May Sport a 16MP Camera
Rumours have been fluctuating wildly about the camera, going from a 16-megapixel sensor to resolution itself remaining unchanged. In all likelihood, 16 megapixels will be what Samsung sticks with.
Samsung Tipped To Launch Gear A Smartwatch
A few back, Samsung first announced the Gear A smartwatch on its developer website, which showed a teaser image and a tagline that says "Get ready for the next Gear." Reports suggest that the Gear A smartwatch, currently known as Orbis, will be unveiled with the Galaxy Note 5, which is expected to be unveiled later this year. The Gear A is expected to be Samsung's first ever round watch.
Galaxy Note 5 Release Date and Price
Samsung will be announcing a new Galaxy Note handset later in 2015, but what you can be almost certain of is that something rocking is coming your way soon.