Samsung Galaxy Note 5: hands-on with the new phablet (Video)
Samsung’s latest Unpacked event might just be the most eagerly anticipated launch this summer – well, until IFA comes along in a few weeks, at least – and this morning the company drew the curtain back on both the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. While you had the chance to watch the show live, Pocketnow was there in person, and just as we promised when sharing Samsung’s official device videos with you a little earlier today, we’ve been putting together some initial hands-on videos with the new hardware. We get started with today’s headliner, the Galaxy Note 5.
With a redesigned S Pen (gotta love that “unique clicking mechanism”), enhanced Air Command capabilities, and a few neat new software tweaks, the Galaxy Note 5 isn’t a shocking departure from past offerings, instead taking an approach that refines existing Samsung designs, refining the hardware build while taking a lot of inspiration from this year’s earlier S6 models.
But enough talk; what’s it like actually using this guy? We go hands-on an Unpacked to find out and share that experience with you: