Samsung Galaxy S5 is the newest addition to the Galaxy S series of smartphones. This flagship device from Samsung has got many distinct features compared to all other Samsung phones in the market which includes water/dust proof capability, fingerprint sensor and a huge memory expansion slot of up to 128 GB.
The S5 comes with a 5.1 inches super AMOLED display with full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The handset is powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad core CPU coupled with 2 GB RAM. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB variants with a room to expand up to 128 GB using a micro SD card.
The device runs on the latest version of Android KitKat (4.4.2), features 16 mega pixels rear camera with auto focus and an advanced HDR mode. There’s a 2 MP front camera as well in the handset.
The fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy S5 can recognize up to 3 fingerprints and can take up to 8 swipes to register.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone supports V generation WiFi (802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Micro USB 3.0, USB OTG and an Infrared port. The device is packed with a 2800 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications
- Measures 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
- Weighs 145 g
- 5.1 inch FHD Super AMOLED display
- 2.5 GHz Quad core application processor
- 2 GB RAM
- 16/32 GB internal memory
- Up to 128 GB expandable
- 16 mega pixels primary camera with AF (speed 0.3 seconds)
- 2 mega pixels secondary camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 4.0
- MicroUSB 3.0
- Infrared port
- 2800 mAh battery
- Standby time: Up to 390 h
- Talktime: Up to 21 h
Samsung Galaxy S5 Availability and Price
There’s no word about its availability and pricing as of now…
The phone is now being offered by Saholic, an Indian retailer, for Rs. 45,500. The handset (16 GB variant) is to be sold in India from March 7, 2014. However, Samsung is yet to reveal the details about pricing and availability of Galaxy S5.
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