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Samsung Galaxy S5 - 5.1" FHD/Waterproof/Finger Scanner/WiFi ac/Ultra Power Saving Mode

25 February 2014 0

Samsung has launched the new successor of its flagship series smartphones - Samsung Galaxy S5 . It is a 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display phone powered by Quad Core 1.9GHz + Quad Core 1.3GHz + XMM6360 Processor . It now comes with Fingerprint scanner at Home key like the iPhone 5s and also an additional Heart rate sensor which can be used via S Health app by keeping finger on the camera flash for around 8 seconds.. It is the second water and dust resistant smartphone from Samsung after the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active , with same IP67 rating , where "6" represents "Complete protection of dust" and "5" represents "Protection against temporary immersion between 15cm and 1m for 30 minutes" .

Samsung Galaxy S5 key features/specs :

  • 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display
  • Quad Core 1.9GHz + Quad Core 1.3GHz + XMM6360 Processor
  • Fingerprint scanner , Heart rate sensor
  • IP67 Water and Dust resistant
  • 16 MP main camera with 4K video recording support (same as in Xperia Z2 and LG G Pro 2)
  • Auto-focus - Contrast/Face detection Auto-focus , Fast auto-focus , Selective focus
  • Connectivity - Wi-Fi ac MIMO , 3G HSPA+ , NFC
  • Android Kitkat OS v4.4.2
  • Others - Ultra power saving mode , Download Booster , S Health 3.0 , Quick Connect , Private Mode , Kids Mode
  • Available in 4 Colors - Charcoal Black , Electric Blue , Shimmery White , Copper Gold

What has changed - Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs Samsung Galaxy S5 

 Feature/Spec  Samsung Galaxy S4  Samsung Galaxy S5
 Display 5-inch, 1920×1080, 441 ppi 5.1-inch, 1920×1080, 432 ppi

- Fingerprint scanner (Home key) , Heart rate sensor (via camera flash) ,IP67 Water and Dust resistant
 Processor Snapdragon 600 , 1.9 GHz Quad-Core Quad core 1.9GHz + Quad core 1.3GHz + XMM6360
 Memory 2GB RAM 2GB RAM
 Camera 13MP/2MP , Full HD video recording 16MP/2.1MP , 4K video recording
 Battery 2600 mAh 2800 mAh with Ultra Power Saving mode
 Connectivity 4G LTE Cat 3 ,  USB 2.0 , Wi-Fi b/g/n 4G LTE Cat 4 ,  USB 3.0 , Wi-Fi ac
 OS Now updated to Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.2
 Build Quality Plastic , metallic edges Still plastic with perforated pattern , metallic edges

Samsung Galaxy S5 Price in India : unavailble. Now available in India .

Samsung Galaxy S5 First Look

Press Release

Barcelona, Spain, February 24, 2014 - Samsung Electronics today announced the fifth generation of the Galaxy S series, the Galaxy S5, designed for what matters most to consumers. The new Galaxy S5 offers consumers a refined experience with innovation of essential features for day-to-day use.
"With the Galaxy S5, Samsung is going back to basics to focus on delivering the capabilities that matter most to our consumers," said JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung. "Consumers are looking for mobile tools that inspire and support them as they improve their everyday lives. The Galaxy S5 represents an iconic design with essential and useful features to focus on delivering the ultimate smartphone on the market today through people inspired innovation."
The Galaxy S5 combines an advanced camera, the fast network connectivity, dedicated fitness tools and enhanced device protection features as consumers stay fit and connected in style.
Capture the moments that matter
Capturing and saving precious memories is one of the most important smartphone features today. The new Galaxy S5 offers superior camera functionality, featuring a 16 megapixel camera with an enhanced menu and user interface that allow consumers to effortlessly take, edit and share photos.
The Galaxy S5 offers the world´s fastest autofocus speed up to 0.3 seconds and the advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR), reproduce natural light and color with striking intensity at any circumstances. Also new Selective Focus feature allows users to focus on a specific area of an object while simultaneously blurring out the background. With this capability, consumers no longer need a special lens kit to create a shallow depth of field (DOF) effect.
Tap into the fastest connections
The Galaxy S5 offers the most advanced LTE experience and Wi-Fi performance available today, ensuring blazing fast data speeds for unrivaled media consumption and productivity.
The Galaxy S5 supports the fifth generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 2X2 MIMO, and supporting the large number of LTE frequency with LTE Category 4 standard. For consumers seeking an even faster connection, the Galaxy S5 now features Download Booster, an innovative Wi-Fi technology for boosting data speed by bonding Wi-Fi and LTE simultaneously. No matter where a consumer is, the Galaxy S5 will help ensure they have the fastest available connection.
Be more fit and active
With the enhanced S Health 3.0, the new Galaxy S5 offers more tools to help people stay fit and well.  It provides a comprehensive personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior, along with additional tools including a pedometer, diet and exercise records, and a new, built-in heart rate monitor.  Galaxy S5 users can further customize their experience with an enriched third party app ecosystem and the ability to pair with next generation Gear products for real-time fitness coaching.
Express modern, glam look
The Galaxy S5 blends iconic Samsung design with modern trends to appeal to a range of consumer tastes and interests. The Galaxy S5 features a perforated pattern on the back cover creating a modern glam look. Its new sleek, contoured shape comes in an array of vivid colors, including charcoal Black, shimmery White, electric Blue and copper Gold, to complement the style of the individual consumer.
Essential device protection
The Galaxy S5 is IP67 dust and water resistant. It also offers a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature and a seamless and safe mobile payment experience to consumers. The Ultra Power Saving Mode turns the display to black and white, and shuts down all unnecessary features to minimize the battery consumption.
The device will be available globally through Samsung´s retail channels, e-commerce and carriers on April.

Technical Specifications for Samsung Galaxy S5
SIM Support: Single
Operating system: Android v4.4.2
Touchscreen: Yes
Processor: Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz + XMM6360
Memory: 2 GB
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: 1900/2100 MHz WCDMA
Display Size: 5.1-inch
Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Type: Super AMOLED
3G Speed (Download/Upload): HSPA+ 42Mbps
Wireless LAN: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS: Yes , aGPS
Bluetooth : v4.0 BLE / ANT+
USB port: USB 3.0
Tethering: Yes
NFC Support: Yes
Others: IR Remote
Main (Rear) Camera : 16 MP
Flash: Yes
Auto-focus: Yes
Front Camera: 2.1 MP
Video recording : 4K
Other features: HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Virtual Tour Shot, Shot&More
Video Player: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
FM Radio : Yes
3.5mm audio jack: Yes
Internal: 16/32GB
Expandable: Up to 64 GB
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions (mm): 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm
Weight (g): 145 g
Capacity: 2800mAh
Talk time (max) : 21 hrs
Standby time (max): 390 hrs
Email Support : Yes
Instant Messenger: WhatsApp , WeChat , ChatON , Google Hangouts
Pre-loaded Apps: S Health 3.0 , Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture, Fingerprint, Heart Rate Sensor
Physical Keys: Menu , Volume , Lock , Power
Handset Color Options: Charcoal Black , Electric Blue , Shimmery White , Copper Gold



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