Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 : All You Need To Know

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Samsung Galaxy S5
The hottest topic of gossips in the smartPhones lane, the Samsung Galaxy S5 was finally unveiled a day ago by Samsung Mobile at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The phone is expected to give a new life to the dropping sales of Samsung in countries like India. With this launch, Samsung seeks to get the focus of consumers by bringing innovation in the basics of technology. 

After creating so much of anticipation all around the globe, the 5th successful successor of the Samsung Galaxy S, The Samsung Galaxy S5 came with a promise of innovation and excellence  stuffed with so many seducing features that it's pretty hard to take our eyes and mind off it. 

As always, one of the most talked thing about Samsung devices is their size. And S5 also, following the tradition, exhibits a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED Screen with 1080p Full HD Resolution. 

Galaxy S5 Official
An all new surprising feature is the IP67 Certified Dust-protection and Water Resistance upto 1 meter (30 minutes).  

The device presents many impressive, interesting & innovative features like : 

  • Heart Rate Sensor: Right under the camera, it analyzes the heart activities in synchronization with Samsung's Gear 2 or Gear Fit.  It plans out workout for you and manages your activities through S-health.
  • Finger Print Scanner: Right on your home screen will be the Fingerprint scanner for screen-locking and making payments securely. 
  • TouchWiz: Unexpected as it was, the phone comes with Samsung's own TouchWiz UI which is highly updated this time to provide easy interaction for all users with less of annoying S- Apps.
  •  Colors:  Samsung aims not to miss at any point by even providing a great variety of colors. Samsung Galaxy S5 will be available in Blue and Gold variants in addition to the Black and White ones. 
S5 Available In Four Colors: Blue, Gold, Black, White

No, the list doesn't ends so soon. See the Specs-sheet below to explore more in depth. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications:

5.1” FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080)
2.5GHz Quad core application processor
Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat)
16MP (rear), 2.0MP (front)
UHD@30fps, HDR, video stabilization

HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Virtual Tour Shot, Shot&More
IP67 Dust and water Resistant
Ultra Power Saving Mode
Download Booster
S Health 3.0
Quick Connect
Private Mode
Kids Mode
Google Mobile Services
Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps,
 Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, 
Voice Search, YouTube
WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2x2)
Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+
USB: USB 3.0
IR Remote
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light,
 Gesture(IR), Finger Scanner, Heart rate sensor
Internal Memory: 16/32GB 
microSD slot upto 128GB
142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145g
Standby time: 390 hrs / Talk time: 21 hrs

The specification must have created a buzz in our hearts and minds, leaving us with just two questions : Release Date & Price?

The Samsung Galaxy S5 will be launched in 150 countries, including India, starting off from April 11, 2014. (Yeah, Mark it in your calenders.)
Though there isn't exact announcement of the prices, it is assumed to be introduced with a price tag of $675. Samsung can possibly make its mark in the market with this flagship device but we'll have to wait for it. 

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