Samsung has finally unveiled their new high-end flagship smartphone ‘Galaxy S5’ at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. SGS5 is the 5th generation of the Galaxy S series that focuses on what matters most to consumers. The Galaxy S5 features a 5.1” Full HD Super AMOLED display, powered by a 2.5GHz Quad core Snapdragon 801 processor, runs on the latest Android version 4.4.2 (KitKat) and the back cover sports a perforated pattern. The device offers a 16 Megapixel rear camera with enhanced capabilities like 4K video recording, HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Virtual Tour Shot, and more.
The Galaxy S5 is IP67 dust and water resistant. Other interesting features include:
- Ultra Power Saving Mode, turns the display to black and white, and shuts down all unnecessary features to minimize the battery consumption.
- Download Booster, an innovative Wi-Fi technology for boosting data speed by using Wi-Fi and LTE simultaneously.
- Finger Scanner, provides a secure, biometric screen locking feature for a seamless and safe mobile payment experience.
- S Health 3.0, a personal fitness tracker with additional tools including a pedometer, diet and exercise records, and a new, built-in heart rate monitor.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Technical Specifications –
- 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display (1920×1080 pixels)
- 2.5 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
- Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
- 16MP rear camera with LED Flash
- 2.1MP front-facing camera
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB / 32GB Internal memory, expandable microSD slot upto 64GB
- Connectivity – 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO(2×2), Bluetooth v4.0 BLE, USB 3.0, NFC and Infrared Remote
- Sensors – Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture(IR), Finger Scanner, Heart rate sensor
- Dimension: 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm
- Weight: 145g
- Battery: 2800 mAh
Colors, Availability and Pricing – The S5 comes in an array of colours, namely: Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold. The smartphone will be launching on April 11th in 150 countries. No word on Pricing yet!
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