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Samsung Galaxy Note 5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9812 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and portability. The performance and durability are also mentioned favorably. There are mixed opinions on the reception and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Note 5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the reliability and battery. The sound and performance also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the price and durability.

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durability, price

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 N920i 32GB Silver Black Factory Unlocked GSM - Version InternationalSamsung Galaxy Note 5 N920i 32GB Silver Black Factory Unlocked GSM - Version International

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 532 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Note 5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Views about the design and screen are generally positive. The portability and usability also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the GPS navigation and apps. There are some mixed reviews about the durability and price.

performance, usability, portability, screen, design

reliability, reception, connectivity, apps, GPS navigation

77% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 N920i 32GB Gold Factory Unlocked GSM - International VersionSamsung Galaxy Note 5 N920i 32GB Gold Factory Unlocked GSM - International Version

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Note 5 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviews about the screen and design are overall positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the price, while some have doubts about the durability.

performance, usability, portability, design, screen

durability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy NOTE 5 (SM-N920W8) 32GB Black UnlockedSamsung Galaxy NOTE 5 (SM-N920W8) 32GB Black Unlocked

Mar, 2019

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:3000 / 8220
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Browsing time (3G):11 / 9
Browsing time (4G):13 / 9
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):13 / 9
Continuous audio playback time:217 / 57
Continuous video playback time:11 / 15
Talk time (3G):28 / 43
Wireless Charging:Y / Yes

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call blocking: Yes
Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Camera resolution:2988 x 5312 / 3840 x 2160
Digital Zoom:8
Face detection:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
ISO sensitivity:Auto
Main camera resolution (numeric):16
Maximum frame rate:120
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Night mode:Y / Yes
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.6
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear Camera Resolution:2988 x 5312 / 3264 x 2448
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16 / 8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:3840x2160@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:5
Self-timer:Y / Yes
Smile detection:Y / Yes
Video capture resolution (max):2988 x 5312 / 3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:720p, 1080p, 2160p / 720p,1080p,2160p
White Balance:Auto
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.471 / 1.27 / 1.38 / 1.47 / 1.48
Head SAR (EU):0.428 / 1.14 / 1.16 / 1.2 / 1.23

Design

Brand colour:Black Sapphire / White Pearl
Colour name:Black Sapphire
Colour of product:Black / Gold / Pink gold / Silver / White
Curved Design: No
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Form factor:Bar / Slate
Kids tablet: No
Product colour:Black / Gold
Standard colour:Silver

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:14.5 / 25.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440 / 2560 x 1600
Display Type:SAMOLED
LED Backlight: Yes
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:518
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N / No
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Magnetic sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:3
Internal RAM:4

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, MIDI, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA,AAC,AMR,AWB,FLAC,IMY,MIDI,MXMF,OGA,OGG,OTA,RTX,WAV,WMA,XMF
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / 3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Barometer:Y / Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y / Yes

Networking

2G: Yes
2G bands (primary SIM):800,850,900,1800,1900 / 800,850,900,1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,900,1900,2100 / 850,1900,2100
3G standards:CDMA, UMTS, WCDMA / HSPA+ / UMTS / UMTS, WCDMA / UMTS,WCDMA / WCDMA
4G:Y / Yes
4G bands supported:2500,700,800,850,1900 / 700,800,850,1900 / 700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2300,2600 / 700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2600 / 700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2600 / 700,850,1800,1900,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
AirPlay:Y
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2 / 4.2 LE
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:USB
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Stylus included:Y
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, ASF, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, XMF
Barometer: Yes
Closed user group support:Y / Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
Flight mode:Y / Yes
GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1 / 5.1.1
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Position location: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264
Video formats supported:ASF, AVI, M4V, MP4, VP8, WEBM, WMV

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out: Yes
MHL version:2.0
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N / No / Yes
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Coprocessor:Y / Yes
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.5
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Samsung Exynos
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.3
Processor Model:7 Octa 7420

Processor special features

Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1 / 5.1.1
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / No / Not supported
Internal RAM:4 / 4096
Internal RAM type:LPDDR4
Internal storage capacity:128 / 32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:64
RAM capacity:4
RAM Type:LPDDR4
Storage Media:Flash
USB mass storage:N / Y / Yes
User memory:24.6

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid

Technical Details

Built-in sensors:Geomagnetic, Hall, HR, RGB Light
Built-in sensors details:Geomagnetic, Hall, HR, RGB Light
Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.6 / 7.62 / 7.9
Height :15.3 / 153.2 / 17.1
Weight:170.9 / 171 / 547
Width:24.3 / 7.61 / 7.62 / 76.1