Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Galaxy Note 5 specs excitement

By Peter Chubb - Jan 25, 2015

We know what you are thinking, why discuss the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Note 5 when they will be released at different times. The thing is, Samsung is likely to announce the former handset during MWC in March 2015, with the latter due to be launched in the Fall at IFA.

People will be getting excited about both these new mobile phones for 2015, and while it might be better to compare the Galaxy S6 to the HTC One M9, many of you would rather see how Samsung prepares to go about making their two flagship handsets so different for another year.

Samsung needs to make some drastic changes seeing as though the S6 received a warm welcome, although the Note 4 did go down well with consumers and business users alike. However, word has it that Samsung are to make some drastic changes this time in order not to make a repeat of lackluster sales from last year.

It had been assumed that the Note 4 would have come with a 4K screen resolution, but that never happened so maybe the Note 5 will rectify that? So what do we really have to look forward to? We have heard a lot of rumors over the past few weeks and months, so let’s see what we can expect.

There is a possibility that the Samsung Galaxy S6 could come with a curved design like its Edge sibling, as it would make it stand out against the iPhone 6, and with rumors suggesting a metal frame an glass front and rear, the design of the S6 could end up being far better than the S5 from last year.

We suspect Samsung will be forced to offer a display resolution of something like the LG’s Quad HD at 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution or higher.

The S6 cameras are set to get an upgrade as well to at least 5-megapixel up front and 20-megapixel at the rear. We also expect some changes in terms of performance by way of a faster Exynos 7420 64-bit octacore and at least 3GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

As for the Note 5, we already said that a 4K display is expected, although this was also rumored last year. It’s not yet known what sort of performance bump it will get, although we suspect it will come with the same CPU as the S6, although maybe being clocked just slightly higher.

There have been suggestions that the cameras could be a 21-megapixel shooter to the rear and 6-megapixels up front.

We have no clue as to what its exterior design will be like, and so that is something still up for discussion.

How do you think the Galaxy S6 will compete with the Note 5 later this year, and can you find yourself holding out for the latter if the Samsung does an amazing job with the former handset?

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Samsung Galaxy S6