The new flagship smartphone of Samsung the Galaxy S5 has been unveiled at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, February 24, 2014.
The company give special importance to its built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.
The screen size of Samsung Galaxy S5 is 5.1 inches and the camera is 16 megapixel which is a good upgrade from the S4's 13 megapixels. It also has a faster auto focus. You can also focus on a specific subject blurring the foreground or background of an image.
Galaxy S5 will be out in the market worldwide on April 11.
Key Specification of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone:
Display - 5.1 inch screen with 1080p resolution however, they have a new technology that makes the screen brighter than the Galaxy S4.
Fingerprint Scanner - same with iPhone 5S that adds security to the device.
Power - It has a power saver feature that turns off power guzzler apps to preserve power.
The Phone has water and dust proofing. It also has a heart rate monitor.
Samsung Galaxy S5 colors charcoal, blue, gold and white
|Size||123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 (mm)||142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1 (mm)|
|Screen||4.0-inch LCD||5.1-inch Super AMOLED|
|Resolution||1136×640 pixels||1080×1920 pixels|
|OS||iOS 7||Android 4.4.2 with Samsung UI|
|SD Card Slot||No||Yes|
|Processor||64-bit A7 chip||2.5GHz Quad core|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, HSPA+||Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, HSPA+, NFC|
|Camera||Front 1.2MP, Rear 8MP||Front 2.1MP, Rear 16MP|
|Bluetooth||Yes, version 4.0||Yes, version 4.0|
|Motion Processor||M7 chip||Heart Rate Monitor|
|Water Resistant||No||Yes, IP67 rated|
|Charger||Lightning connector||USB 3.0|
|Marketplace||Apple App Store||Google Play Store|
|Availability||AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mob||April on AT&T, Sprint|
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