Samsung Galaxy S5 review, features & specifications

Have a look at Samsung Galaxy S5 review with its features and specifications. Know all the cool sensors and features this smartphone will provide you.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Display & Design

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review, Features & Specifications
The pre orders of the most anticipated smartphone - "Samsung Galaxy S5" have started. With a changed back look unlike the previous customary plastic look, Samsung Galaxy S5 has well managed to look premium. Samsung Galaxy S5 is packed with a lot of sensors which will definitely amaze you. Besides all this, the premium look of this smartphone manages to attract every tech enthusiast. Like other competitive smartphones, this premium smartphone has a full "HD Super AMOLED Display" which will display every pixel of your video or movie with extreme purity. With such a powerful HD display, experience every pixel of your 5 inch screen and immerse yourself completely in it's cool display.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Camera Features

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review, Features & Specifications
It has a faster auto focus camera feature, which is designed to capture all the actions quickly and with extreme focus. We all know that most disgusting event of photo viewing is in strong sunlight where brightness of most of the smartphones do not comply with the sunlight. This makes photo and video viewing awful and painful to the eyes. But with Samsung Galaxy S5, you do not have to worry about this. The only thing you have to do is to turn on HDR. HDR enables you to preview pics and videos in real time natural light and color being reproduced vividly and clearly while you take the shot. Apart from auto focus, Samsung Galaxy S5 also has "selective focus" feature. Selective focus feature allows user to focus on an object which is of utmost importance while blurring the background details. And remember this object will be captured in full detail.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Apps & Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review, Features & Specifications
This smartphone is also packed with the incredible "heart rate sensor", ultimately supporting a healthier lifestyle. Galaxy S5 is the first smart phone with a built-in Heart Rate Sensor which enables you to measure your heart rate directly on your phone. All you have to do is to place your finger on the back of the Galaxy S5 and simply measure your heart rate with the in-built software. Samsung Galaxy S5 is packed with "S Health" which acts as your personal fitness tracker. This enhanced S Health tracker leads you through your daily fitness routines with the extreme consistency. All you have to do to exploit this feature is to simply set your goals and achieve them with the help of Galaxy S5's pedometer with S Health's constant tracking of your speed, walking distance, calories, duration, condition and so on. If you want to harness more power of this feature, then simply connect it with the new Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2 and have the freedom to do more.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Network Boost

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review, Features & Specifications
With this smartphone, you can touch the extreme peak of your network. Whenever you intend to download a file with great speed but experience some network delays, then the Galaxy S5's "Download Booster" technology is always there to insist you. The Download Booster technology lets you use the LTE and Wi-Fi simultaneously to give you an unrivaled network experience. So, when you need to download anything from the internet in a hurry, just turn on both the LTE and Wi-Fi together and experience approximately 80~90% of the added network speed of LTE and Wi-Fi. Regarding it's Wi-Fi, it is equipped with the 5th generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 2X2 MIMO technology with the two in-built Wi-Fi antennas. This doubles the acceleration and network speed of your Wi-Fi.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Durability

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review, Features & Specifications
Like Sony Xperia Z, Galaxy S5 is also dust and water resistant. In an attempt to make this phone last longer and stronger, Galaxy S5 is made resistant to sweat, rain, liquids, sand and dust. So, your premium smartphone is always protected for any situation and activity. Now, you don't have to worry about your phone accidentally getting damaged due to water and dust.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Security & Battery Enhancement

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review, Features & Specifications
Now, let's see what Samsung Galaxy S5 can provide regarding security. In this smartphone, security has been upgraded and personalized. Users can now unlock their phone and make faster and more secure payments via Paypal with the swipe of their finger. Moreover, when purchasing any content with the Samsung services, you can use your fingerprint instead of entering your Samsung account password. Now, such a smartphone requires a lot of energy and this makes battery to drain quickly. But this phone has "Ultra Power Saving Mode" which is vital for enhancing power for important situations. However, its 2800mAh battery is not really a big go. But you can use the "Ultra Power Saving Mode" to save and extend your battery life and leave all the worries about missing important calls when your phone is running low on battery. This innovative feature changes your screen to black and white and shuts down all the unnecessary features to dramatically minimize battery consumption. Galaxy S5 is equipped with Samsung's advanced display technology enhancing your viewing experience beyond expectations. It's intelligent "Adapt Technology" enhances your viewing experience by automatically changing the brightness to fit according to the variation in light conditions and ultimately comforting your eyes.
Now, let's have a look at Samsung Galaxy S5's specifications.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications

Display: 5.1" FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080), 432 ppi

  • 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

    Processor: LTE: 2.5GHz Quad core application processor

    OS: Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat)

    Memory: 16/32GB User Memory + microSD slot (up to 128GB)Samsung Galaxy S5 Review, Features & Specifications

    RAM: 2 GB

    Network: LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps)

  • WiFi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac VHT80, MIMO(2x2)

  • Download Booster (LTE + WiFi simultaneous reception)

  • NFC, Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+

  • USB 3.0

  • IrLED

  • Dimensions: 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145g

  • UHD@30fps, HDR, video stabilization

  • Video Codec : H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8

  • Video Format : MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

  • Audio
  • Audio Codec : MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/ AAC+/ eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC


  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture, Fingerprint, Heart Rate Sensor

    Battery: 2800 mAh

    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

    Additional Features: IP67 certificated Dust & Water Resistant, Emergency Mode, Ultra Power Saving Mode, S Health, Quick Connect, Private Mode, Kids Mode

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