SAMSUNG GALAXY S5
“Evolution,” just a single word is well enough to best describe the Samsung Galaxy S5.Yes surely the blastoff of Samsung Galaxy is the great advancement in the world of technology.
Placing in between the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3, with regards to size and weight Samsung Galaxy S5 is quite bigger and has 1920 x 1080 pixel AMOLED displays along with 5.1 inches screen.
The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is fully new technology and sensors based, having the home button carrying biometric system for finger print scanning, the as well exists a hear rate monitor just along the camera port, the main plus point for Samsung Galaxy S5 is that it is completely water and dust resistant with IP67 clarification.
DESIGN AND DISPLAY
Samsung Galaxy s5 has as well taken its design from its predecessors Samsung Galaxy S4.The rounded rectangle shape of Galaxy S5 is almost identical to Galaxy S4, but the new S5 is bigger in size with bigger battery cell.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 measures the height of 5.59 inches by 2.85 widths and deepness of 0.32 inches, its weight approximates about 145 grams.
The back panel motif of Samsung Galaxy S5 is different. It has tiny dimples cover which is luckily gloomy instead of smeared in burnished form. Talking about the front side, it is much similar with that of Samsung Galaxy S4 instead it carries capsule-shaped central home button.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in several shades like black, creamy white, appealing copper and bright blue.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has a 5.1-inch, 1080p HD AMOLED display that’s 0.1-inch bigger than that of Samsung Galaxy S4’s. The images, HD photos and videos are colorful, with high contrast and hard edge, which provides sumptuous view to it users. It is totally water and dust resistance, met by IP67 standards.
Although the Samsung Galaxy S5 is quite larger then its predecessors, still it is comfortable to carry in hands, and easy to use due to its light weight.
SOFTWARE, UI AND PROCRSSOR
The Samsung Galaxy S5 tracks on the latest version of Android 4.4 Kit Kat along with the latest version of Touch Wiz interface extending the OS with extra abilities.
The new UI structures a flat design, but the toggles, smart gestures, multi-view, air-view and most of the other features remain unchanged. On the other hand settings menu is completely changed with circles dispensed to different tasks instead of the list view.
Samsung Galaxy S5 folds a Exynos 5 octa-core (1.9GHz Quad + 1.3GHz Quad Core) processor, 2GB of RAM, 16/32GB internal storage with an option to use up to 128GB SD card. Along with this it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chip, this chip (the MSM8974AC) is a quad-core model using four Krait 400 cores clocked at 2.5GHz, with an Adreno 330 GPU. The GPU and onboard memory are both clocked faster at 578MHz and 933 MHz (14.9GB/s) respectively, compared to the older Snapdragon 800’s 450MHz and 800MHz (12.8 GB/s) with a lower chip clock speed of 2.3GHz.
The major source of attraction on Galaxy is its camera that features a 16-megapixel rear camera, with optional balance. But tactlessly the front camera bears a 2 megapixel camera, but still it works well for selfies.
The default settings for video are 1080p, but you can record 4K Ultra HD videos at a resolution of 3840×2160 with this Galaxy S5. The quality of video is also inspiring and it produces piercing details.
On back of the phone you will find a device just beneath the camera the S health device, this S health app lets you monitor your heart rate through the fingerprint sensor, which sits next to the camera flash on the rear panel. From it you are also able to view statistics, charts and logs assembling this data. It’s possible to put exercise and training regimes in place, including audio prompts, location-based training and music playlists for running, walking, cycling and hiking. You can track your food consumption and calories per day, including pictures. Naturally a whole heap of this information is shareable via a range of avenues, including social networking, all from within the app.
ULTRA POWER SAVING MODE
The Samsung Galaxy S5 also has an Ultra Power saving mode which can be swapped through the quick settings menu. Toggling this on or off takes about 10 seconds or so, but when it’s activated you’re presented with a simplified home screen in black and white. The screen also presents you with the battery percentage and an estimated standby time in days. On maximum charge this is around 12 days.
PRICE AND AVALABILITY
Samsung Galaxy S5 is priced in Pakistan at Rs. 75,000 and comes with 20 GB of free internet from Ufone that will remain valid for one whole year from the date of purchasing.
Samsung Galaxy S5 is a astonishing maneuver, that overcomes many improvements over its successor. The hardware performance is above parity and the camera has done a great job, not to forget about the colorful screen which consumes less battery and provide sharp images.