As expected, Samsung has finally launched its latest flagship phone, Galaxy S5 in India which was originally announced back in MWC 2014. Galaxy S5 comes with some of the high end features like finger print scanner which we had seen in iPhone 5S. Its been priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000. As its been announced today but it will be available from April 11 and Samsung will start its pre-booking from 29 March.
As per specs, Samsung Galaxy S 5 comes with a massive 5.1 Super AMOLED display with 1080p screen resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood it has is powered by a Exynos 5 Octa processor with a set of 1.9GHz A15 quad-core and 1.3GHz A7 quad-core processors with 2 GB of RAM. It comes in two variant of 16 GB and 32 GB and do support microSD card to expand memory up to 128 GB.
At back it has a 16 megapixel rear shooter which can shoot 4k videos at 30fps. Samsung claims it the fastest auto-focus of 0.3 seconds, at back there is a secondary camera and flash module, which essentially works as heart rate monitor. At front it has a 2 MP sensor. It houses a 2800 mAh battery. The phone is water resistance under IP67 certificate and has a a finger print scanner like we had seen iPhone 5S.
For connectivity options it include LTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and as per software front, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat wrapped with TouchWiz UI. Back panel of Galaxy S5 has a leather finish design and its edges sports metallic finish of an alloy of glass fiber and polycarbonate.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Specs :-
Network :- LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps)
AP :-LTE: 2.5GHz Quad core application processor
Display :- 5.1” FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080), 432 ppi
Dimension :- 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145g
OS :- Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat)
Memory :- RAM : 2GB
16/32GB User Memory + microSD slot (up to 128GB)
Connectivity :- WiFi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac VHT80, MIMO(2×2)
Download Booster (LTE + WiFi simultaneous reception)
NFC, Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+
Additional Features :- IP67 certificated Dust & Water Resistant, Emergency Mode, Ultra Power Saving Mode, S Health, Quick Connect, Private Mode, Kids Mode
Camera :- Main(Rear) : 16MP (1/2.6”, Phase Detection AF)
Sub (Front) : 2.0MP (1920 x 1080, Wide-angle lens )
Camera Features :- HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Virtual Tour Shot
Sensor :- Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture, Fingerprint, Heart Rate Sensor
Battery :- 2800mAh