A dual-SIM variant of the Smasung Galaxy Note 5 will go on sale starting January 17. The 32GB variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 dual-SIM will be priced at Rs 51,400 where as the 64GB variant will be priced at Rs 57,400. Samsung launched the single SIM variant of the Galaxy Note 5 in India back in September 2015. At launch the Note 5 was priced at Rs. 53,900 for the 32GB variant and Rs. 59,000 for the 64GB variant. As of writing this article, the Galaxy Note 5 single-SIM 32GB is available for Rs. 47,900 and the 64GB variant is available for 54,545. Apart from dual-SIM capabilities, the specification of the Note 5 (single and dual-SIM) will remain the same.
Speaking with ET, Manu Sharma, director-product marketing at Samsung India said, "In the high-end segment, we saw a very strong trend of people using dual-SIMs in our A series smartphones. Consumers want a premium device, which has a local SIM and space for another SIM. There is a very large market that uses dual-SIM from the Rs 15,000-30,000 products categories, and the attach rate is very high. So, we expect a lot of takers in the premium segment”
Coming to the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 dual-SIM, the device is 7.6mm thin and weighs 171 grams. It has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution giving it a pixel density of 515ppi. The device runs on Android 5.1.1 skinned with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. Under the hood, the device has the Exynos 7420 chipset with a quad-core 1.5GHz and quad-core 2.1GHz processor coupled with 4GB RAM. The rear has a 16MP camera and the front has a 5MP camera. A 3000mAh battery powers the entire package.
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