Its been a long time since Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 5 flagship device in India. And as is the trend in this part of the world, a DUAL SIM variant of any major device, just has to come out — to further boost sales.
And Samsung has been the go to brand for most DUAL SIM Indian smartphone owners. The Korean giant has hence come up with the dual SIM variant of Galaxy Note 5, which is dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Dual SIM.
Priced at Rs. 51,400 for the 32GB internal storage variant, the phone is currently available to purchase through the company’s official website. The single SIM variant of the phone was launched in September last year and is currently retailing at Rs. 47,900 for the 32GB ROM version.
The Galaxy Note 5 Dual SIM features a 5.7-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) Super Amoled display with a pixel density of 515ppi. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420 SoC with four Cortex-A57 cores clocked at 2.1GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz.
It packs 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB of internal storage. As the phone does not support microSD card, we can expect the company to launch the 64GB ROM variant of the phone as well, for a price of Rs. 57,400.
The phone comes equipped with 16 MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and OIS. It also has a 5 MP front facing camera. Running on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS based company’s own TouchWiz UI, the phone is powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery which also supports Fast Charging.
Along with Dual SIM connectivity, the smartphone also supports 4G LTE Cat.6, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0 and NFC. It also has wireless charging compatibality with WPC and PMA.
Galaxy Note 5 Dual SIM, measuring 153.2×76.1×7.6mm and weighting 171 grams, will be available in three colours – Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.
Samsung has also partnered with Airtel to offer 12 months of 4G data for customers of the Galaxy Note5 Dual SIM.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Manu Sharma, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India said,
Samsung has always focused on driving innovation based on valuable customer insights. The evolution of the Note series since its launch in 2011 has been attuned to the changing consumer needs and is carried forward in the Galaxy Note5 Dual SIM, which delivers superior productivity packaged in a stylish design. The Dual SIM edition of the Galaxy Note5 complements today’s consumers’ lifestyles by seamlessly balancing their personal and professional lives.