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  1. billykac's Avatar
    I've been involved in cell phone tech for years, rooting, modding, tweaking and moving to new hardware as often as I can.

    For me, the N5 is a freakin' home run. Absurdly fast, gorgeous display, battery that lasts all day and more, totally beautiful design and build.

    Is it perfect? Nah. There are always little things that could be better with any product I own - I am picky that way. But the N5 is a stand-out in the market, for sure. For me, there's nothing close.

    Just wanted to say it.
    09-06-2015 05:55 AM
  2. russel5150's Avatar
    Glad you like it! I'm enjoying mine too!

    Sent with my white Note5 with nonremovable back and no SDcard!
    jimd1050 likes this.
    09-06-2015 06:36 AM
  3. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    Glad you love it.

    I played with one in a store and walked away impressed.

    Of course, it has flaws, but so does every other phone, and I think the Note 5 is extremely good, even if it won't be smashing sales records mainly due to tougher competition.
    09-06-2015 06:43 AM
  4. anon(9613217)'s Avatar
    So jealous! Would love to get the Note 5 here in Europe !
    09-06-2015 06:52 AM
  5. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    So jealous! Would love to get the Note 5 here in Europe !
    Your best bet might be importing an unlocked unit from somewhere.
    09-06-2015 07:19 AM
  6. MDMcAtee's Avatar
    I've been involved in cell phone tech for years, rooting, modding, tweaking and moving to new hardware as often as I can.

    For me, the N5 is a freakin' home run. Absurdly fast, gorgeous display, battery that lasts all day and more, totally beautiful design and build.

    Is it perfect? Nah. There are always little things that could be better with any product I own - I am picky that way. But the N5 is a stand-out in the market, for sure. For me, there's nothing close.

    Just wanted to say it.
    I agree wholeheartedly.

    I will go 1 step further and say the Note 5 is the best cellphone overall I have ever owned.

    As to the lack of availability for some in Europe, I would bet that this will be taken care of soon. I think Samsung is playing it safe on the production numbers for once, and building demand for it.

    Posted from my Galaxy Note 5
    09-06-2015 08:29 AM
  7. dpham00's Avatar
    Glad you are enjoying it!

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 5
    09-06-2015 08:31 AM
  8. climb's Avatar
    The Note 5 is wonderful - fast, brilliant display, S - Pen for me critical - battery life surprisingly good - but it is the form factor which blows me away. I have (really) big hands, so a large phone feels good in the hand already, but this is the most comfortable phone I have ever owned, better than my son's I phone 6 +, which is now holds second best form factor.

    Not much of a camera junkie but the double click feature has me snapping away!!

    The Blue Sapphire is delicious but would have loved the titanium.

    This is a great phone!! I had forgotten how important form factor is to user enjoyment - this is the best build quality in the business IMHO, maybe even better the HTC!!

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-06-2015 08:50 AM
  9. laestrella's Avatar
    I'm loving my Note 5 as well. The only thing I wish is that I could have the keyboard auto switch when I remove the stylus. I don't see a way to do this without root.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N920A using Tapatalk
    09-06-2015 09:05 AM
  10. bhatech's Avatar
    So jealous! Would love to get the Note 5 here in Europe !
    Same as Edge + if you take out the pen and edge on both phones which are useful but not like must have. So get the edge + and you will be fine.

    Sent from my SM-N920T using Tapatalk
    09-06-2015 09:44 AM
  11. anon(9613217)'s Avatar
    Your best bet might be importing an unlocked unit from somewhere.
    Yeah, had been thinking getting a friend to bring me back one all the way from Australia, not sure if it would work on UK bands though.
    09-06-2015 10:41 AM
  12. D13H4RD2L1V3's Avatar
    Yeah, had been thinking getting a friend to bring me back one all the way from Australia, not sure if it would work on UK bands though.
    You're gonna have to ask him for the model variant (It's usually SM-N920, but pay attention to any letters on the back) and Google that variant for whatever bands it supports.
    09-06-2015 10:49 AM
  13. anon(9613217)'s Avatar
    Same as Edge + if you take out the pen and edge on both phones which are useful but not like must have. So get the edge + and you will be fine.
    I've been shopping around for a new phone for a while now (my current phone is the venerable Galaxy S 1 which is practically ready to explode it's so out of date haha)...really fancied going for the Note on the strength of the S-Pen functionality alone. I know the Edge+ is practically the same phone but I've just not been that impressed with the curved screen. Yeah, it looks good but that allure wore off for me after 5 mins when I was playing with one in store. I'd much rather the S-pen functionality over flash style.

    I think it's strange that Samsung haven't at least made the Note 5 available online in Europe, would cost them little to sell the phone online and they'd get all the sales from Note aficionados over here. A lot of people think the Note will be here after Christmas but I think that's unlikely (early in the new year I'd say Samsung, as a whole company, will be all about prepping and hyping the S7).
    If that is the case, does that mean that the Note line is effectively dead here in Europe?
    09-06-2015 10:51 AM
  14. anon(9613217)'s Avatar
    Yeah was looking into that...I'm also concerned about region locking and whether the phone would have to be used in Australia for a couple of mins to get around that. Plus the fact that my friend is a bit of a scatterbrain and could quite easily lose the phone between here and Australia!
    09-06-2015 11:00 AM
  15. jimd1050's Avatar
    I've been involved in cell phone tech for years, rooting, modding, tweaking and moving to new hardware as often as I can.

    For me, the N5 is a freakin' home run. Absurdly fast, gorgeous display, battery that lasts all day and more, totally beautiful design and build.

    Is it perfect? Nah. There are always little things that could be better with any product I own - I am picky that way. But the N5 is a stand-out in the market, for sure. For me, there's nothing close.

    Just wanted to say it.
    Thank you Billy - this just goes to show how "Subjective" this stuff is! I have read so many negative posts and complete threads on this phone and they make me wonder what it is that I'm missing! I've played with the phone on 3 separate occasions in 2 different stores and have decided to switch carriers and trade my Note 4 in for a new Note 5, I like seeing great posts like yours to reinforce my decision! Can't wait!!!!
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    09-06-2015 11:08 AM
  16. billykac's Avatar
    Thank you Billy - this just goes to show how "Subjective" this stuff is! I have read so many negative posts and complete threads on this phone and they make me wonder what it is that I'm missing! I've played with the phone on 3 separate occasions in 2 different stores and have decided to switch carriers and trade my Note 4 in for a new Note 5, I like seeing great posts like yours to reinforce my decision! Can't wait!!!!
    Happy to stoke the fire.
    It is an amazing device.
    You'll love it.
    -bk
    09-06-2015 01:55 PM
  17. Almeuit's Avatar
    Glad to hear you're enjoying your device .
    09-06-2015 02:29 PM
  18. Gray Area's Avatar
    I've been involved in cell phone tech for years, rooting, modding, tweaking and moving to new hardware as often as I can.

    For me, the N5 is a freakin' home run. Absurdly fast, gorgeous display, battery that lasts all day and more, totally beautiful design and build.

    Is it perfect? Nah. There are always little things that could be better with any product I own - I am picky that way. But the N5 is a stand-out in the market, for sure. For me, there's nothing close.

    Just wanted to say it.
    Agreed!

    Posted from my Beast Galaxy Note 5

    DEVICE HISTORY (since they got smart)
    PHONES: Galaxy Nexus, LG viper, Galaxy s3, HTC Evo 4g, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy s5, LG G-Flex, Galaxy Mega 6.3, Galaxy s6 edge, Galaxy Note 5. TABLETS: Galaxy Note 10.1 gt-n8013, Galaxy tab 3 7.0. WATCH: Galaxy gear
    09-06-2015 10:41 PM
  19. jimd1050's Avatar
    Happy to stoke the fire.
    It is an amazing device.
    You'll love it.
    -bk
    eeeeeYes! Just so happens that AT&T, with my being a DirecTV Customer, along with the $300.00 line switch bonus and the $200.00 (actually $215) Note 4 Trade-in, also offered me a Galaxy Tab 4 - 8" Tablet for free with a $10.00 monthly connection fee. Such a Deal! Like a kid in a Candy Store... L-O-V-E I-T!

    09-06-2015 11:45 PM
  20. MDMcAtee's Avatar
    eeeeeYes! Just so happens that AT&T, with my being a DirecTV Customer, along with the $300.00 line switch bonus and the $200.00 (actually $215) Note 4 Trade-in, also offered me a Galaxy Tab 4 - 8" Tablet for free with a $10.00 monthly connection fee. Such a Deal! Like a kid in a Candy Store... L-O-V-E I-T!

    http://www.justtruckin.net/images/My_New_Stuff_3.jpg
    Nice score.. Congrats

    Posted from my AT&T 64 gig black Galaxy Note 5
    09-06-2015 11:54 PM
  21. billykac's Avatar
    eeeeeYes! Just so happens that AT&T, with my being a DirecTV Customer, along with the $300.00 line switch bonus and the $200.00 (actually $215) Note 4 Trade-in, also offered me a Galaxy Tab 4 - 8" Tablet for free with a $10.00 monthly connection fee. Such a Deal! Like a kid in a Candy Store... L-O-V-E I-T!

    http://www.justtruckin.net/images/My_New_Stuff_3.jpg
    Nice!
    09-07-2015 06:01 AM
  22. Gray Area's Avatar
    eeeeeYes! Just so happens that AT&T, with my being a DirecTV Customer, along with the $300.00 line switch bonus and the $200.00 (actually $215) Note 4 Trade-in, also offered me a Galaxy Tab 4 - 8" Tablet for free with a $10.00 monthly connection fee. Such a Deal! Like a kid in a Candy Store... L-O-V-E I-T!

    http://www.justtruckin.net/images/My_New_Stuff_3.jpg
    How do you get your photos so big on the AC app?

    Posted from my Beast Galaxy Note 5

    DEVICE HISTORY (since they got smart)
    PHONES: Galaxy Nexus, LG viper, Galaxy s3, HTC Evo 4g, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy s5, LG G-Flex, Galaxy Mega 6.3, Galaxy s6 edge, Galaxy Note 5. TABLETS: Galaxy Note 10.1 gt-n8013, Galaxy tab 3 7.0. WATCH: Galaxy gear
    09-07-2015 08:32 PM
  23. BergerKing's Avatar
    Headed in, and pulled back a couple of times, but the deals they were offering were too sweet to pass up. So I went in on a Wednesday afternoon and told the associate I wanted a Black 64 gig Note 5. She didn't think they had one, and I assured her she did. 1 black and two white. Told her the Black was on the upper left, the white ones on the right, 3rd and sixth in the pile.

    It's exactly where she found them.

    Had it all set up and out the door in a couple hours, with a new wireless charger and a $260 gift card, minus the cost of a new case and and extra wireless charger.

    Almost two weeks later, this is by far the smoothest, coolest mobile phone I've owned in the last 7 years of smartphone history that I've had. Not "coolest" as in "Yeah, man", but cool as in physical temperature. I've pushed it hard and barely register a bit of warmth. Outstanding, so far.
    09-07-2015 10:52 PM
  24. TheDonJ77's Avatar
    Glad your loving your device, trust me, your not alone. Outstanding battery life, screen, camera, S-Pen, build quality, I can go on and on. Samsung really did an outstanding job with this device. Oh and Samsung Pay is pure BOSS!!
    gdgtmom and crawfojj like this.
    09-07-2015 11:04 PM
  25. jimd1050's Avatar
    How do you get your photos so big on the AC app?

    Posted from my Beast Galaxy Note 5

    DEVICE HISTORY (since they got smart)
    PHONES: Galaxy Nexus, LG viper, Galaxy s3, HTC Evo 4g, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy s5, LG G-Flex, Galaxy Mega 6.3, Galaxy s6 edge, Galaxy Note 5. TABLETS: Galaxy Note 10.1 gt-n8013, Galaxy tab 3 7.0. WATCH: Galaxy gear
    I actually upload them to my web site then use the [IMG]http://www.xxxxxxx.com/xxxx.jpg[/IMG][/COLOR][/COLOR] line to post them from my site at full resolution (or just a bit smaller with the option to click on it).
    crawfojj, Gray Area and debdroid1a like this.
    09-07-2015 11:12 PM
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