Samsung much awaited flagship of 2014 is finally unveiled at MWC 2014 at Samsung Unpacked 5. Samsung Galaxy S5 is nothing exceptional but has all the features that the competition is offering.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has 5.1″ inch Super Amoled Full HD 1080p display and runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat with Samsung Touchwiz UI on top of it. Samsung Galaxy S5 is powered by Snapdragon 800/801/805(Depends on location) series quad core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz and there will be 2.1GHz octa core variant for select countries.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has 2GB RAM which is sufficient for a smartphone but considering Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has 3GB RAM most of the world was on impression that S5 will also have 3GB RAM but in order to keep cost minimal Samsung has chosen to go with 2GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy S5 internal storage options are 16GB/32GB and you get about 7.8GB free storage in 16GB variant though Samsung Galaxy S5 storage can be bumped upto 64GB with micro-sd cards.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has a 16-megapixel camera with new HYBRID AUTOFOCUS technology which determines subject very fast and 2-megapixel front camera. There is whole lot of options as seen in Samsung Galaxy S4 like Drama Shot, Sount and Shot, Selective focus etc. Samsung Galaxy S5 also has NFC, 4G, 3G, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0+, IR Blaster, GPS, Glonass, a-GPS and a bunch of sensors found in S4 plus built in heart rate sensor and pedometer. It is also water resistant and is IP67 certified.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has a fingerprint sensor for quick unlock just like iPhone 5S, there is also Samsung special apps like S Health, S Voice, S Translator, etc. Samsung Galaxy S5 has a nano sim slot and comes in four colors electric blue, charcoal black, shimmery white and copper gold.
Samsung Galaxy S5 weighs just 145gms and has 2800mAH battery which is enough to get through a day usage and it is just 8.1mm thick. Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to launch in April in India and price is still not known but expect it to be above Rs 40000 and below Rs 45000.
Samsung Galaxy S5 is jack of all trades with best in class camera, water resistance, bunch of sensors and fingerprint sensors along with fastest processor on mobiles is in no way inferior to any other flagships. Moreover Samsung flip covers with S-View and Gear compatibility makes it even more compelling.
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