Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 8

Swappasaurus says...

Upgrading from the Galaxy Note 5 to the Galaxy Note 8 meant skipping a generation, the Galaxy Note 7. Not all users see the need to upgrade each year, but going from the Note 5 to Note 8 was a common upgrade path for many due to the release and recall of the Galaxy Note 7. The Galaxy Note 8 arrived with a larger display, coming in at 6.4-inches, and with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage (on the global model). The Note 8 also brought an improved S Pen, an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, a 3300 mAh battery, and a dual-camera array on the back. The Note 8 had a 12MP wide-angle and 12MP telephoto camera setup.

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Galaxy Note 5

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Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 8 Pricing

Galaxy Note 5 prices start at $89, which is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 low price of $148.

Color Choices

Galaxy Note 5

Available in 10 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Green
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Rose Gold
  • Silver
  • Titanium
  • White

Which Galaxy Note 5 color should you buy?

Galaxy Note 8

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Pink
  • White

Which color Galaxy Note 8 is the most popular?

Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 8 Colors

The Galaxy Note 5 introduces one new color not found in the Galaxy Note 8 color palette: Gray. Both the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Note 8 share five colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Pink, and White. However, the Galaxy Note 5 does away with Green, Red, Rose Gold, Silver, and Titanium, previously seen on the Galaxy Note 8.

Storage Options

Galaxy Note 5

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 32GB
  • 64GB

Which Galaxy Note 5 storage should I buy?

Galaxy Note 8

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 16GB
  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which storage Galaxy Note 8 is the most popular?

Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 8 Storage

The Galaxy Note 8 introduces three new storage options not found on the Galaxy Note 5: 128GB, 256GB, and 16GB. Both the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Note 8 share one storage option: 64GB. However, the Galaxy Note 8 does not have options for 32GB, as seen on the Galaxy Note 5.


Galaxy Note 5

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Galaxy Note 8

48 reviews 4.8 stars

Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 8 Reviews

Users rate the Galaxy Note 8 at 4.8 of 5.0 stars. Reviews for Galaxy Note 5 are not currently available.

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