Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is in the limelight after the release of the Galaxy S6. The South Korean electronics giant is maintaining outmost secrecy on the release date and features of its upcoming Note device but the Executive Vice President of the company, Rhee In Jong has let the cat out of the bag this time around, giving a clear hint that the Galaxy Note 5 will be launched soon.
The South Korean company was supposed to start Samsung Pay, a mobile payment service, in July but Rhee In Jong revealed during an investor call Wednesday that it will make debut in the U.S. and South Korea along with the company's next high-end device, according to a report by Bloomberg.
The Samsung official didn't mention the Galaxy Note 5 as the device that will be released along with Samsung Pay service but it is understood that she was referring to the device.
Expected Release Date
Whether or not Rhee In Jong hinted on the release of Samsung's next device, several reports have been doing the rounds for a while that the Galaxy Note 5 would be unveiled at the upcoming IFA 2015 event in Berlin like its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 4. So, the announcement of the device should happen between 4 and 9 September before it is released into the market a few weeks later.
The Galaxy Note 5 Design
All eyes are on Samsung's next device, the Galaxy Note 5 following the success of its predecessor, the Note 4 and the kind of feedback the Galaxy S6, especially the Edge variant got from the critics and fans alike. The upcoming Note device is also expected to sport a design like the Galaxy S6 with dual curved edge.
It is reported that Samsung is releasing two models - Galaxy Note 5 codenamed Project Noble with flat display and Galaxy Note 5 Edge codenamed Project Zero 2 with dual-edge curved screen similar to the one seen in the recently released Galaxy S6.
The Galaxy Note 5 is expected to sport a 5.4-inch or 5.5-inch Super AMOLED dual-edge curved display, come packed with a 16GB internal storage and 4GB RAM, and house a 16 MP main camera with OIS feature and an 8 MP front snapper. Know Your Mobile reported that the device will have a strong processor (Exynos 7422) called high-density EPOP memory that "combines 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC (embedded multi-media card) and a controller." However, it is also reported that the Edge model of the device might do away with S Pen feature and powered by a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor.