Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications and Review

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications



Samsung galaxy S5 comes to be an evolution in the previous functions of the Galaxy series. It has an evolved camera with clearer results and faster snaps, enhanced fitness-tracking with more powerful S Health app along with a dedicated heart rate monitor on its rear and a fingerprint scanner which makes it the most secure Galaxy phone ever. With all these it packs a larger battery, bigger and brighter screen and a design altered quicker processor.

Its evolution doesn’t come only to the functions and design as the spaces also got their share of improvements. Its quicker processer is a 2.5GHz quad-core with RAM memory of 2GB, and storage options of 16 and 32GB which can boost up to 128GB through microSD card. These all powerful functions make it a smartphone to run heavy apps and most sophisticated functions. It can also run these heavy functions for a longer time with its removable 2800mAh battery.

Here is the world’s most vibrant screen that Samsung gives to you with its extended size to 5.1-inches with biometrics. With these powerful specs and the extended screen still Samsung kept its prices near the range of most of the market, making at a stylish as well an affordable phone that can capture the market well. As compared the prices are littler cheaper than the previous year prices being $650+ in the US without SIM.

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Samsung tried to convey the message with the launch of the Galaxy S5 that it had listened to the consumers, making the phone special for its customers with its fashionable design, camera and the water resistant function.

While compering the Samsung Galaxy S5 to the high-end smart phone of Apple and HTC which had already capture the market it shown a little less competiveness as its design is not up to that level where the other major devices stands.

This smartphone from the Korean Giant seems to be the end of its kind of design. The new coming devices show many of varieties in the design deviating from the Galaxy. Following this the Galaxy S6 is expected to give the customer a new look to fulfill their demands as the market is changing in its perception of smartphone design. At this time Apple’s new iPhone 6 is the leading smartphone and the ultimate winner of the design in the market.

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Samsung never stops to the innovation so much is expected to comes, by now it has its Galaxy S5 which is less by many aspects but still it proves to be a strong smartphone of its own kind.



General Features of Samsung Galaxy S5
 
Networks Supported
Technology
Operating System Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SIM Micro-SIM
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
Processing Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
Graphics Adreno 330
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate
Announced 2014, February
Status Available. Released 2014, April
Manufacturer Samsung
Body
 
Dimensions (WxDxH) 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz)
Colors Available Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue, Shimmery White
Display
 
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.1 inches (~432 ppi pixel density)
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sound
 
Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory
 
Card Slots microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
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Data & Communications
 
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browsers HTML5
Radio No
GPS & Navigation Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
USB microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host
Camera
 
Resolution 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, phase detection autofocus, LED flash.
Features 1/2.6” sensor size, 1.12 ?m pixel size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Battery
 
Type Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
Stand By Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 390 h
Music Play Up to 67 h

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