The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is still a viable option as we push deeper into 2017 but there are some reasons to think about avoiding it. Temporarily, at least.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 is nearly two years old but it’s still ticking thanks to its hardware and continuous software support from Samsung and its carrier partners.
The Galaxy Note 5’s Android Nougat update delivered a huge number of changes including new features, bug fixes, and enhancements. Samsung’s monthly security updates have kept Galaxy Note 5 users around the world protected from harm.
If you’re in the hunt for a big screen phone, the Galaxy Note 5 should be on your shopping list. It still packs a punch and it’s much cheaper than it once was.
With that said, there are some reasons to think about holding off for a few more weeks or, in some cases, avoiding the Galaxy Note 5 entirely.
The smartphone market is about to see some dramatic changes in the next few weeks and you don’t want to commit to a new phone without weighing your options. Our guide will help you do that.
This walkthrough takes prospective Galaxy Note 5 buyers though some reasons to consider buying the device in the near future and some reasons why that might not be such a good idea.
The Galaxy Note 5 is Afforable
Let's start with a couple of reasons why you might want to invest in a Galaxy Note 5 today or in the near future.
If you're in dire need of a new phone and want a fairly inexpensive device with a big display, the Galaxy Note 5 is certainly worth a look.
You don't have to wait for Samsung to announce the next Galaxy Note to get a good price on the Galaxy Note 5.
Retailers like Amazon are selling the device for less than $400 unlocked and we've seen deals drop the price of to less than $300 at resale sites like eBay. You might be able to find something cheaper on a site like Craigslist.
If you need a new phone and don't care about having the latest specs and features, the Galaxy Note 5 is an affordable option.