Samsung unveils the new Galaxy S5

Samsung unveiled their new Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat) smartphone Galaxy S5 at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), currently taking place in Barcelona, Spain. They will be releasing the 16GB model and 32GB model globally in April.

Galaxy S5 has a 5.1 inch FHD Super AMOLED display (1920x1080), HDR shooting capable 16MP main camera featuring 0.3 second auto focus, 2.5Ghz Quad Core processor, 2GB RAM, microSD card slot, and 2,800mAh battery. And for the first time in the Galaxy S series, IP67 waterproof/dustproof performance as well as fingerprint authentication functionality have been added.

It supports LTE, Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and USB 3.0, and has accelerometer, gyro sensor, aerotonometer, and heart rate meter.

  • Color: charcoal Black, shimmery White, electric Blue, copper Gold
  • Size: 142.0×72.5×8.1mm
  • Weight: 145g
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