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    Introduction

    Every time the Samsung Galaxy S counter flips a digit, the world is getting ready to be amazed. The lineup that stood up to the iPhone and has been pulling Android to the very top of the food chain, is under new leadership effective last month, with Number 5 keen to prove its flagship worth.

    Upgrades are all over the place: a faster chipset, a bigger screen, a couple of exciting new sensors (heart rate monitor and fingerprint scanner), with a vastly improved camera on top. The issue of the played out design is also taken care of and the S5 is treated to a new sort of finish, better than what the widely praised Galaxy Note 3 got.



    There's 4K video recording and a bigger battery - the list just goes on. We've tried to sum up the main things the Galaxy S5 has going for and against it below:

    Key features
    • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE; quad-band 3G with HSPA; LTE
    • 5.1" 16M-color 1080p Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen; Adobe RGB mode
    • Android OS v4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz UI
    • Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU, Adreno 330 GPU; Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset
    • 2GB of RAM
    • 16 MP ISOCELL camera with phase-detect autofocus, 1/2.6" 16:9 sensor and LED flash
    • 2160p video recording @ 30fps, 1080p @ 60fps, 720p @ 120fps
    • 2 MP front-facing camera, 1080p video recording
    • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA, Download booster
    • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
    • 16GB/32GB of built-in storage
    • microSD card slot
    • IP67 certification for dust and water resistance
    • Fingerprint scanner with PayPal payments support and private mode access
    • microUSB 3.0 port with USB host and MHL 2.0; Backwards compatibility with microUSB 2.0
    • Bluetooth v4.0
    • NFC
    • IR port for remote control functionality
    • Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
    • Accelerometer and proximity sensor
    • Barometer, thermometer, hygroscope
    • Heart-rate monitor
    • IR gesture sensor for Air gestures
    • Smart gestures: Smart stay, Smart pause, Smart scroll
    • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    • Ample 2,800mAh battery


    Main disadvantages
    • No OIS or dedicated camera key
    • Rear-mounted mono speaker
    • Poor video codec support out of box


    It is a list that grows with every installment, but experience has taught us that there's more to a smartphone than the sum of its parts. When you're dealing with a flagship device of the Galaxy S5's caliber, you are always going to want more than premium design and software tricks that sound cool on paper.

    It's the stuff that helps you get things done and skills you can't find anywhere else that seal the deal at this level. The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a name that's bound to get a lot of interest and plenty of exclusive features to make you want to give it a try. But the question we'll try to answer is will it convince you to spend your hard-earned cash.

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    Re: Samsung Galaxy S5 review:

    Thank you !

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    • #3
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      • #4
        Re: Samsung Galaxy S5 review:

        This is a good phone, by the way. But the bottom line, still, it is made of light materials, not like Apple products.

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