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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs. Galaxy S6 Edge+

Drum roll please! Yes, the new Samsung 6 Edge+ and Samsung Galaxy Note 5 have finally arrived, Samsung has outdone themselves this time. Now the question you're asking yourself is which one should I go for? The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ are almost the same device ... almost. Let's go through their many similarities and their main differences. Now the two handsets have an almost identical footprint, but the Note 5 is 10 percent thicker than the edge+. The Note 5 has the hight of 153mm and a width of 76mm while the Edge+ has a hight of 154 mm and the same with of 76mm. The Note 5 is also the heavier of the two, weighing at 171g and the Edge+ at 153g, making the Note 5 12 percent heavier, both devices have premiummetal frames. You'll find glass on the back cover of both handsets, however the GS5 Note has a curved edges making the two devices very alike, the edge has curved edges on the front of the glass while the Note 5 has them on the back handset. Both these beauties are offered in traditional black, the pearl white, sliver, and the gold. 

Now lets get techie! Display Resolution on these are exactly the same 2560 x 1440 %18 PPI, with 5.7-inch AMOLED panels displays. They have the exact same high-end Exynos processor 7420 64-bit octa core 2.1 GHz + 1.5 GHz. Both offer the same RAM of a 4GB memory and a storage of 32GB or 64GB, depending on which one you wish to go with. Both of these have 3,000 mAh battery, which are unremovable, and can charge quite fast via USB or wirelessly. The Galaxy Note 5 comes with the the active stylus, you can also now do notes on its black screen before you've even turned on the display. Another great feature the S pen provides to the ability to screenshots. The Edge+ offers besides the nice clean look, a display on the curved side your top five favorite contacts that are color coded and your top five apps on the edge of the screen, providing you with quicker accesses where ever you are in the OS. There you have it, quite similar but if your going for more efficiency then the Galaxy Note 5, now if you like more of the superficial side then go with the Samsung 6 Edge+. The choice is yours, good luck!

Gizmag compares the features and specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (left) and its pen-less twin, the Galaxy S6 edge+


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