Samsung has unveiled its latest and greatest phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Its design is clearly influenced by the Galaxy S6 Edge, though the Note 5’s 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display is a flat panel and not curved. The build evokes a premium feel, featuring Gorilla Glass 4 on the front and back, with aluminum trim on the sides. There’s the same octacore Samsung Exynos processor as the S6, paired with 4GB of RAM and either 32 or 64GB of storage. While the 3,000mAh battery is smaller than the Note 4’s, it now features support for both wireless and quick charging. The rear-facing 16-megapixel camera has the larger f1.9 sensor used in the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, and it now comes with a live broadcasting feature that lets you record to YouTube. Finally, the S-Pen is now spring-loaded, and if the phone is turned off, popping the pen will immediately launch a bare bones note-taking application. There’s also Screen Write, a screen capture and scroll feature designed to be more mobile friendly.
The Galaxy Note 5 launches August 21st.
Pre-order it here.