Both high-end smartphones should sport Quad HD 5.7-inch Super AMOLED screens, with a spanking new Exynos chip inside the Note 5, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 jazzing up the S6 Edge Plus.
Ready or not, that oft-rumored, derivative jumbo-sized version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge creeps up. Shortly after its commercial debut, an even more remarkable phablet will reportedly see daylight to make sure Apple doesn’t close the gap in overall handheld global sales… again.
Now, we don’t expect the GNote 5 to outdo the 2,560 x 1,440 pixel sharpness of the S6, S6 Edge or Edge Plus. Nor should it alter an already fresh, unique and premium design, with aluminum and glass flawlessly mixed together in equal doses.
What it’s likely to ditch is the octa-core Exynos 7420 SoC under the hoods of the two Galaxy S6 models so far released. Don’t look at Qualcomm for a beefed-up replacement, as Samsung’s own Exynos family will probably grow by one soon enough.
A 7422 component that perhaps doesn’t sound like a big step forward, but for the first time in history, will purportedly unite a 64-bit CPU, GPU, RAM, storage solution and homebrewed Shannon LTE modem in a cutting-edge package.
Essentially everything else about Note 4’s sequel remains up in the air, including the memory count, though all signs point to a microSD card slot abandonment and sealed battery as well.
Meanwhile, given the S6 Edge Plus is closer on the horizon and nowhere near as intoxicating, we know almost everything there is to know about it. The 5.7-inch footprint, somewhat underwhelming hexa-core S808 processor, familiar dual-curve layout, 32 GB internal storage space, 16 MP rear-facing camera, 5 MP selfie shooter and ability to stock RAW images.
Also, up-to-date Android 5.1.1 Lollipop software pre-installed and a 3,000 mAh cell that’s its one and only leverage over the standard GS6 Edge. Well, that and size, but a larger screen produces an inferior ppi, and some would deem that a downside at the end of the day.
Source: Sam Mobile