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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review Roundup

If you’re in the Android camp, this 5.7-inch smartphone should be at the top of your wish list, but you better have deep pockets.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 with S-PEN


It is the Best of the Android large screen smartphones

4.38 out of 5

Average Overall Rating


4.38 out of 5 stars (5 reviews)

Critics Reviews (Around the Web)


4.0 out of 5 stars
As long as price is no object, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the most powerful phablet you can buy on AT&T. Read full review →


4.55 out of 5 stars
Even if you never pull the S Pen out of its slot, the Note 5 is still the best big phone Samsung has ever made, and that puts it near the very top of the entire smartphone heap. Read full review →


4.5 out of 5 stars
The Note 5 takes the stylus to the next level, making Samsung’s phablet the best phone for creatives. Read full review →


4.35 out of 5 stars
The Note 5 is squarer than an iPhone, and even though it also has a fingerprint-sensing home button, it's unmistakably a Galaxy. There's no getting around the size of the thing, but it's thinner and imperceptibly lighter than the Note 4. Read full review →


4.5 out of 5 stars
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 requires two hands and a pile of cash, but it's the best Android phone with a large screen, a stylus and an accurate camera. Just don't look for it to have a microSD card, removable battery -- or availability outside the US. Read full review →
Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6edge+ Smartphones
Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6edge+ Smartphones


  • Fast processor
  • Excellent camera
  • Top-notch reception
  • S Pen functionality
  • Stylish look and quality build
  • Cool new S-Pen features
  • Quick charging is super fast
  • Great screen
  • Slick glass-backed design


  • Expensive
  • No removable battery
  • No removable microSD
  • 128GB model not offered
  • Limited to a few countries

Our Final Conclusion

If you're in the Android camp, this 5.7-inch smartphone should be at the top of your wish list, but you better have deep pockets.

Product Overview

August 13, 2015 - Samsung today announced their flagship smartphones for 2015-2016, which come in two models with 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screens. The Galaxy S6 edge+ has a curved screen on both edges, while the Galaxy Note5 is thinner and slimmer than its predecessor. Otherwise, both have the same features, which include Samsung’s best screen technology, Samsung’s most advanced camera for high quality photos and videos, fast wireless and wired charging, and an incredibly powerful processor. With increased...

Aug 21, 2015
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