Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6 Edge Plus Smart Postpaid Pre-Registration Page Goes Live!

Shortly after the much anticipated worldwide unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus at its Unpacked Event at the New York Lincoln Center, the Philippines’ undisputed mobile services leader Smart Communications, Inc. has opened its pre-order site for the latest powerhouse devices of the Korean tech giant.

Smart Samsung Galaxy Note5, Smart Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

Be among the first to get hold of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus when they reach the Philippine shores by signing up at the MVP-company's consumer website.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus are a welcome addition to our portfolio of phone offerings that are specially designed so you can live the Smart Life to the fullest,” said Ms. Kathy Carag - Smart Postpaid Business Head.

Go Bigger on your Smart Life Experience

Prior to the launch, Samsung teased netizens with an intriguing blog post enumerating reasons why a bigger phone is better – for taking pictures, filming videos, reading articles, for texting or chatting, preparing business presentations, watching films, and playing mobile games.

"The phone is no longer just for making calls and listening to music. It has evolved into a life companion capable of making just about every aspect of our lives more convenient, and screen size plays a big part in this," Samsung noted.

As expected, Samsung packs bigger and better features in its latest phablet and smartphone, advancing their design, and multitasking features.

"At Samsung, we believed in the promise that large screen smartphones could actively address some major consumers pain points by providing users with a better viewing experience and more productivity on-the-go," said Mr. JK Shin, CEO and President of IT and Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics.

He added, "With the launch of the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5, we’re reemphasizing our ongoing commitment to bold, fearless innovation that meets the needs of our consumers."

Smart Samsung Galaxy Note5, Smart Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, you can go bigger on your Smart Life experience - from capturing and sharing your biggest moments on Instagram or Facebook, watching your favorite videos on iFlix or Viewstream, listening to music on Spinnr or Deezer, playing mobile games or preparing your business presentations on the fly.

“If you are searching for a powerful smartphone or phablet, or simply want to upgrade to a multitasking handset that can keep up with the diverse needs of your lifestyle, these new Samsung devices, optimized by Smart, might just be perfect for you," Carag added.

Tens of Thousands of New Smart Postpaid Subscribers

Smart expects the latest Samsung devices to sustain its remarkable growth in the first half of the year as tens of thousands of new subscribers signed up to enjoy Smart Postpaid ’s attractive device and content bundles, backed by the country’s widest 4G and LTE network.

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Smart Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Smart Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Note5 - Phablet with Stylus Support
SGS6EdgePlus - Phablet with Curved Display
Price Category High-End (Flagship Level)
DimensionsNote5: 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm
SGS6EdgePlus: 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9
Weight Note5: 171 grams
SGS6EdgePlus: 153 gram
Available Colors Note5: Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan, White Pearl
S6 Edge Plus: White Pearl, Black Sapphire
Operating System Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz UI
Display Note5: 5.7 inches (~75.9% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2560 pixels Quad HD (~518 ppi pixel density), SuperAMOLED, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Gorilla Glass 4

S6 Edge Plus: 5.7 inches (~75.9% screen-to-body ratio) with Curved Edges, 1440 x 2560 pixels Quad HD (~518 ppi pixel density), SuperAMOLED, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Gorilla Glass 4
Processor Octa Core = Quad Core 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, Mali-T760MP8 GPU, Exynos 7420 chipset
Internal Storage 32/64 GB options, non-expandable
Camera Main: 16 MegaPixels, 5312 x 2988 pixels, Optical Image Stabilization, Autofocus, LED flash, 1/2.6" Sony IMX240 Exmor RS or Samsung S5K2P2 ISOCELL, 1.12μm, f/1.9, PDAF, OIS, automatic HDR, object tracking autofocus, LED flash
Front: 5 MP, f/1.9
Video Capture Main: 4K 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, Optical stabilization, Dual Video Recording, Full HD for front camera (TBC)
Audio and Video Playback MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC player
Ports microUSB v2.0, USB-OTG support, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, 3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps/ LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPS Yes, with GLONASS, Beidou, and A-GPS
FM Radio Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Digital Compass, Barometer, Heart Rate, SpO2
Network 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, 4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (TBC)
SIM Card Type nanoSIM
Battery Non-removable 3,000 mAh Li-Po battery
Uptime ~ 336 Hours of Standby, 21 Hours of Talk Time (TBC)
Value-Added Features Glass-Metal-Glass construction, TouchWiz, Samsung Apps, S-Pen Support for the Note 5, Curved Edge Display for SGS6EdgePlus, Fast Charging
Announcement Philippines: August 14, 2015
Availability August 2015
Smart Postpaid Bundles TBA, Pre-Registration is Live!