NOTE 5 Posts on XDA

This is TouchWiz on Marshmallow — Note 5 Android 6.0 Leak Hands-On

Those of you who checked our front page yesterday might have read about the Note 5 Marshmallow update hitting a forum member’s device, and about a subsequent system dump. Now, we can actually boot into Marshmallow thanks to the community! TouchWiz on Marshmallow has changed in various ways, and after a few hours of testing it...

Failed Potential: The Note5 XDA Review

The Note5 is one of the most highly anticipated devices of the year, and after mountains of hype behind its release, Samsung's Next Big Thing is finally here. Opting for a new design, updated internals and some sacrifices, this new phone is sure to turn some heads.. ... but at the same time, turn away a...

Phablets and Their King: No Longer Note-Worthy?

June 4th, 2010. As far as dates go, this was a rather normal day for the world at large. But for people who call themselves "smartphone enthusiasts", this date is of some significance. It is on this day that Dell began sales of the Dell Streak 5, the smartphone with a 5" display running Android...

The Note 5 Marks the Decline of a Power User Flagship Line

DISCLAIMER: This is an editorial based on early impressions. I will update my thoughts once I get a hands-on look next week. It is not just the S-pen, or the big and rich screen. It’s the whole package, from the powerful internal hardware to the software additions that the competition still has not beaten. Let’s remember...

The Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus Design

They continued by explaining how the screen size which was once considered a gimmick has since become the norm for many devices. They have since made the body from stronger, thinner and lighter metal, the glass back is now curved and this allows for far easier use of the device with just one hand. As you...

Galaxy Note 5 & Galaxy S6 Edge+ Forums Now Available

The Galaxy Note line-up has a big following on XDA, as it has typically offered power-users everything they have always needed in terms of hardware to make the software side shine... and a reason to make that software better due to TouchWiz's notorious issues in design and performance. This combination made for a thriving community...

Watch The Samsung Unpacked Live Stream Here

With the Samsung Unpacked event starting in just a few minutes, check out the live stream here, view our live tweets and discuss the latest news in the comments section below. Tweets by @xdadevelopers

Why a 4K Display on the Note 5 Is a Very Smart Move

Screen resolutions are a polarizing topic in the mobile enthusiast world, as with each new jump in pixel count come new requirements that are sometimes not met. Typically, the first generation of phones to handle a higher resolution display are the ones that suffer the most, given that the new panels can drain a substantially...