Now, new leaked live images (via MobileFun) purportedly showing the alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus have surfaced on the Internet. It's worth noting that while these are some of the first live images of both the handsets to have been leaked, we cannot confirm the credibility of the images.
The leaked live images show the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus start screen with the name of the handset dubbed as Galaxy S6 Edge+, tipping that this might be the official moniker. Other images of the smartphone show the front panel sporting a dual-edge display, already seen on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. In one of the images, the model number of the handset is listed as Samsung SM-G928A with Android version Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. An earlier report tipped that the Samsung SM-G928A would be the model number of the Galaxy Note 5 hitting AT&T.
The Galaxy Note 5 has been spotted in White and Pink colours. The front panel of the handset looks reminiscent to the Galaxy Note 4. Much like the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, the Galaxy Note 5 start screen shows the official name of the handset. In another image, the Galaxy Note 5 welcome screen is visible. Unfortunately, the new leaked images do not reveal anything about the rear panels of both the handsets.
In another leak, the Galaxy Note 5 has been tipped to feature an eject-able S Pen alongside having a sealed battery. The news comes via Korean media which claim that the S Pen can be popped out from the body much like previous versions. Another morsel of information that comes from Korea (via PhoneArena) claims that the embedded battery pack will be sealed by a chassis made of glass on the front and back. The handset is said to feature metal rims surrounding the phablet.
Recently, both the Galaxy Note 5 phablet and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus were reported to have passed through certification authorities in different markets. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 models SM-N920V (Verizon) and SM-N920A (AT&T) alongside Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus models SM-G928V (Verizon) and SM-G928A (AT&T) were reportedly seen in FCC listings. No details accompanied the listings.
Some of the preliminary leaked specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 claim that it will sport a 5.7-inch to 5.89-inch display; 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM; measure just 7.9mm thick (compared to Galaxy Note 4's 8.5mm); Exynos 7422, and a 4100mAh battery. An earlier report even claimed that the Galaxy Note 5 would feature a USB 3.1 Type-C port.
The Galaxy S6 Edge+, on the other hand, is said to be the large-screen variant of the Galaxy S6 Edge, and could also be considered the dual-edge display version of the Galaxy Note 5.