Samsung Galaxy S5

How to Root Your Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM G900F)(Exynos)(International) Quick and Easy

Samsung Galaxy S5 India and Exynos Variant Rooting guide

Things required:

  1. Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F
  2. A windows pc
  3. Software and CWM file
  4. Data cable
  5. A bit of time and patience
Step 1

Determine your Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F. First, make sure you have either International exynos G900F model which is available in India.

Step 2

Download required file after determing the model number

Download software and drivers from below
Download appropriate CWM or TWRP recovery for your Note 3 (Make sure you download the CORRECT version for your Note 3 model!!!)
Step 4



Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S5 and Hold down, Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 2-3 seconds then let go of all buttons when you see a warning screen  hit Volume Up button to enter Download mode. like below

Step 5

You should now see Download mode. This is the ODIN download mode where you can use ODIN to install custom recovery.  Plug a micro-USB cable from your Galaxy S5 to your computer.

Step 6

Run ODIN program you downloaded earlier in Step 1. (only for Windows or use VMWare on Linux/Mac).
Note: On windows vista/7/8 right click on odin.exe and run as administrator

Step 7

You should see a yellow-highlighted box with a random COM number in ODIN program.  If you do not see it, download and install Samsung USB drivers then unplug/re-plug the micro-USB cable.
Also, you may have to use a USB 3.0 cable supplied with your Galaxy S5, try plugging it in a USB 3.0 port first and if that doesn’t work plug it into a regular USB 2.0 port.  One of them should work.
Step 8
DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING ELSE but choose “PDA” in ODIN program then find the .tar file from chainfire root package you downloaded first then hit Start button.
Step 9
Your Note 3 should now reboot. When rebooted, copy the SuperSU zip file you downloaded in Step 1 to your Note 3 internal storage.
Step 10
Hold down, Volume Up, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 6-7 seconds then let go of all buttons.
Step 11
You should now be in CWM recovery. Choose “Install zip”, then “Install from sdcard”, then choose the SuperSU zip file you downloaded earlier.
Step 12
Reboot and your Galaxy S5 should be rooted.  You can verify by downloading and running Root Checker app from Play Store.

Samsung launches Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear Neo & Fit in India

Samsung after announcing the Samsung Galaxy S5 at MWC 2014 has launched the Samsung Galaxy S5 in India though actual price has not been disclosed but according to leading retailers it will cost ₹ 51,500.

Along with Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung India has launched Gear 2, Gear Neo and Gear Fit. Gear 2 will cost ₹ 21,900 and Gear Neo and Fit both are priced at ₹ 15,900.

Samsung will be launching the Exynos Variant in India which has Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa 5422 processor with four 1.9GHz Cortex-A15 cores and four 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 cores. This is real Octa-Core unlike previous chips found in Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3. Indian variant will provide 4k video recording and will be available in 16GB variant in all four colors i.e Blue, Black, White and Gold.

Samsung Galaxy S5 will be available in India starting April 11 and Samsung Cafe will start receiving the demo units by 1st April so if you want to try you can go to store in major cities.

Samsung Galaxy S5 goes official at MWC 2014

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.

Do let us know your view about these phone by leaving a comment below.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specification [RUMOUR]

Samsung Galaxy S5 is getting all the attention thanks to the popular brand Samsung has managed to grow just like Apple that everyone is on edge of  their seat waiting for device launch while Samsung Galaxy S5 launch is still far away but it will launch by March end.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumoured to have 5.24″ SuperAMOLED display with QHD i.e 2560×1600 pixel resolution with 560ppi. Samsung will use it similar strategy as with other flagships by including Exynos 6 in most Asian markets and Russia and Snapdragon chipset in European and American markets.

Samsung is rumoured to equip 16-megapixel camera with OIS and 4k video recording and front camera is tipped to be at 3.2-megapixels. There will be 3GB RAM for sure in S5 along with options of 16GB/32GB internal storage and battery is expected to be of 3100mAH.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is confirmed to have fingerprint sensor and will come in new design which is yet to be confirmed but there is lot of speculation that it will have a similar faux leather back cover just like Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Samsung is also expected to include some new additions to its Touchwiz UI.

Thats all we know currently about Samsung Galaxy S5 specification but as we know more you will be served the content on our blog do let us know what you are expecting from Samsung Galaxy S5 in comments section below.

Samsung GALAXY S5 To Be Announced By April – Bloomberg

There have been numerous Samsung GALAXY S5 I9600 rumors and concept designs .However, the latest information comes from the Korean company’s executive VP of mobile business, Lee Young Hee.

In an interview to Bloomberg.com, he stated that the next Samsung flagship will release by April . The company is considering the use of eye-scanner technology to iPhone’s finger ID tech. Is it only me or there are others who think that these big companies are investing in dystopian technology. At this rate, the next flagship phone might ask for blood samples to unlock. It might also integrate Samsung wink gestures and nod gestures.

Bloomberg also revealed that the S5 come with a next version of Samsung’s smartwatch GALAXY Gear. There’s also said to be a different design in stores for the consumers. However, there’s no word on whether the S5 will have a metal-clad body.

Samsung Galaxy S5 I9600 unofficial concepts compilation

So guys here is the compilation of various Samsung Galaxy S5 I9600 unofficial conceptand do keep in mind this are not the official renders and just pure imagination of designers.


Samsung Galaxy S5 Specs | Features

We don’t believe in long stories, so let us have a look at the most probable specs and features of Samsung Galaxy SV in a nutshell.
Camera – 16 Megapixel Main Camera , 2 Megapixel Front Camera
Operating System – Android V5.0, Key Lime Pie
RAM & Internal Memory – 4 GB RAM, 128gb Internal Memory + 128gb Micro SD
Metal Body, FM Radio & 5 inches AMOLED Display with probable 3D screen

Samsung Galaxy S5 Price

The Price of the gadget will be around Rs 45000 in India

Samsung Galaxy SV Release Date

The device will be released in the month of April, 2014.