Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 (left) up for purchase in Taiwan @evleaks

Samsung's Galaxy Note 5, the successor to Galaxy Note 4, is now available in Taiwan. According to a Focus Taiwan report, the 32GB variant of the Galaxy Note 5 can now be bought from retail stores, whereas the 64GB model will be available in late August.

The 32GB variant is priced at $740 (£473) and the 64GB model at $820 (£524), states PhoneArena.

According to speculative reports, the device will be available in the US from 21 August. The smartphone is already available across North America and in select Asian markets.

However, Samsung has stated that it will not be available in the UK.

Key technical specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note 5

  • 5.7in display protected by Gorilla Glass 4
  • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) operating system
  • 1.5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 and 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 CPUs within a Samsung Exynos 7420 SoC
  • 16 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 32/64/128 GB fixed internal storage options
  • LTE, HSPA, GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • 3,000 mAh Lithium-Polymer battery.