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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 specs and pics leaked again as launch draws near

Separate reports on Monday have shed more light on the inside and outside of the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

A series of high-resolution photos have offered perhaps the clearest look at the device yet, ahead of its rumoured launch within the next few weeks.

The pictures (via show the device from multiple angles, including one offering a clearer look at the S Pen mechanism.

Despite previous leaks, it appears the Galaxy Note 5’s S Pen will still be removed manually, rather than rocking a push-to-eject or auto-eject mechanism.

Meanwhile, over at GSMAerna, there’s news of the internals thanks to leaked benchmarking reports.

In a leaked screenshot, the CPU-Z tool is shown running on a Galaxy Note 5, seemingly confirming the rumoured 4GB RAM and Samsung Exynos 7422 processor.

The screenshot also adds to speculation the Galaxy Note 5 will arrive packing a 5.7-inch QHD display with a 1440 x 2560 resolution. As expected, it appears that the phablet will offer the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.

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Recent reports have suggested Samsung will preempt the release of the iPhone 6S Plus by dropping the Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August.

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