Rumours about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 have long been in the news and new details continue to emerge ahead of the official release. According to sources, the anticipated Galaxy Note 5 will arrive alongside Galaxy S6 Edge Plus on 12 August at an event in New York, Korea Business reported.
The latest report gives more details about the upcoming flagship products along with some leaked images showing production-ready units.
Driod-Life spotted fresh images of Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus in action. Both handsets are captured with their boot screens, giving more reasons to believe that this is the real deal. The size of the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus are another indication that the leaked images are showing the actual devices ahead of their official launch.
By the looks of it, the Galaxy Note 5 draws close similarities with the Galaxy Note 4 while the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus looks like an enlarged version of the current S6 Edge.
In a recent leak of user-agent profile of Galaxy Note 5, key specs of the handset bearing the model number SM-N920P, which is specific to Sprint, was revealed. The US carrier has taken down the listing but Phone Arena recorded the details via Tablety.pl. According to the publication, the upcoming Galaxy Note 5 will pack a microSDXC card slot for storage expansion even on the 128GB model. Other details of the handset include a Quad HD Super AMOLED display, 3GB RAM, 32GB base storage, 16MP primary camera and 5MP front snapper.
There is no information on the chipset powering the handset but we are guessing it will be octa-core Exynos 7422 SoC. Phone Arena speculates that Galaxy Note 5 might feature Qualcomm's all-new "9x35" Gobi modem, which is Cat 6 LTE-ready for faster data transfers.
As for the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, the specifications are expected to match Galaxy Note 5 except that it will lack S-Pen functionality. We are expecting to hear something from the Korean tech giant soon in regards to the existence of the new handsets before confirming these rumours.