Galaxy Note 5 was launched back in 2015 by Samsung. This highly advanced phone that has been hailed for its huge screen, excellent performance and its stylus pen. Most android phones nowadays are big and powerful and have been competing for dominance. But Galaxy Note 5 made it to the top with its 5.7 inch screen and a 1.5 GHz octa-core processor. The large size, metal curve at the edge and the back glass gives the phone a more classic look than most of the other Samsung phones in the same line. So what is the Samsung Note 5 price in Ghana?
Probably you are wondering whether is Samsung Note 5 is available in Ghana and the answer is yes! Samsung note 5 specs and price in Ghana varies but on most phone retail and online shops the Samsung Note 5 price in Ghana is about 2,150 cedis. You can hunt for price of Samsung Note 5 in Ghana from OLX online sellers which is considerably lower.
Samsung Note 5 overview
- Solid back glass this is an improvement from the removable plastic back cover.
- A 5.7 inch display very nice for watching videos and playing games.
- 16 MP Samsung camera quality has improved with a very good performance in low light scenes.
- Stylus pen for jotting down quick notes and memos.
- 3000 mAh Battery- quite low as compared to the Note 4’s battery. Also the battery is non- removable, therefore can’t be replaced once used up.
- No expandable memory – quite a challenge if you’d wish to use a memory card on the phone.
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Samsung Note 5 specs
- operating System- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, TouchWiz
- Display -5.7-inch QHD (2560x1440, 518 ppi
- Processor -7420 octa-core (2.1GHz quad + 1.5GHz quad)
- Storage-32 or 64GB, UFS 2.0 Non-expandable
- RAM- 4GB (LPDDR4)
- Rear Camera- 16MP, f/1.9, OIS,
- Front Camera- 5MP, f/1.9
- Sensors -Accelerometer, Proximity, RGB Light, Geo-magnetic, Gyro, Fingerprint, Barometer, Hall, HRM
- Charging -Micro USB 2.0, Adaptive Fast Charging
- Dimensions- 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm Weight171g
- Colors- black sapphire, white pearl, gold platinum
Samsung Note 5 hardware
Note 5 has taken the same basic shape and design of Note 4. What’s different on Note 5 is the glass back cover that has replaced the snakeskin plastic back cover. This brings in more elegance and class on Note 5. The phone has well curved edge which with a shiny smooth metal frame which makes the phone more easy to hold in ones palms. However the phone needs to be held with a more firm grip since the back glass is a bit slippery.
The key feature in Samsung Note 5 is its high performing large display. Note 5 uses the latest OLED display technology and a 5.7 inch resolution HD 2560X14400 pixel. The high resolution provides more details on images and a higher sharpness than most phones.
Processor, storage and performance
Samsung Note 5 comes with 4Gb RAM which is powered by a 1.5 Ghz octa-core processor. The high processing power ensures high responsiveness of while opening apps. The phone also has a huge storage of 32GB internal capacity which allows you to store as much videos music and photos as you can.
Note 5’s battery is not as impressive as we’d have thought. The phone has a non-removable battery of 3000 mAh. This is even lower compared to the 3,220mAh of Samsung Note 4. With that low capacity be sure you won’t be able to enjoy more hours of gaming and watching videos before draining the battery . However you can reduce power usage on the phone by activating power saving mode.
Speaker and call quality
Audio quality in Note 5 is good though not very impressive. The phones mono speaker is located at the bottom-right which is a good place since you’ll not interfere with the speaker while holding the phone. One amazing feature in Note 5 is its triple integrated microphones which allows you to record high quality sound when in meetings .
Samsung note 5 software
OS & features
Note 5 has and android version of 5.1 lollipop. This will allow you to access most of Google’s paly store services.
One of the most amazing feature on the Note 5 is the stylus pen. The stylus pen enables you to screen write, scroll, hold and drag objects on your phone. The s-pen is particularly important when you want to jot down fast notes and memos on your phone.
Camera, video and image quality
Note 5 has a 16 MP camera which enables you to take more clearer and brighter photos even for low light scenes. Thanks to the wide lenses on the camera. The camera also has various modes such as the pro, auto, live broadcast, virtual shot and fast motion modes. This modes enables you to switch while taking fast moving pictures, for slow motion and low light scenes. The camera also has an optical image stabilization (OIS) feature which reduces the effect on pictures taken when you are on motion. The 5.0 MP front camera on Note 5 allows you to take better selfie photos. One impressive feature that you might note is that you can use both the front and rear cameras simultaneously. Quite a rare feature in most phones but with the Note 5 you can shoot with both the front and rear camera at the same time.
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Samsung Note 5 reviews
Various users have commented online on their experience on the performance of the phone. This being a great Samsung phone, most users have recommended it saying it isvalue for their money and they love its features. Anybody looking for a good phone, this would definitely be their option. Some user have also recommended shops where people can get this phone. The shops includes
- Reapp - here you’ll find Samsung galaxy note 5 price in Ghana cedis.
- Tonaton - you’ll find the price of Samsung note 5 in Ghana cedis
Samsung Note 5 verdict
Probably you might be wondering is Note 5 price in Ghana worth the specs featured in the phone? Before deciding to buy Samsung Note 5 in Ghana you should first take note of the poor features on the phone. Note 5 has two most disappointing features.
The absence of a memory card slot and the low battery capacity. The disappointing features have been compensated with the presence of a stylus pen, an amazing design and a high quality camera. As long as you can live without the memory card slot and work well with the 3000 mAh battery then its worthy buying the phone.