All you need to know about Galaxy S5

January 8, 2014

Ever since Galaxy S4 stunned the market with a slim, lighter and powerful phone, rumors have been doing the mills apropos Galaxy S5. The good news is that it will be launched in this year amongst much fanfare. Speculated as one of the best offerings of 2014, its superb features will leave you flabbergasted.

Metallic body

The buzz is that the manufacturers are planning a huge alteration as far as the body goes. Leaving its predecessor way behind, the body will be all metallic. If the gossip is to be believed, then Galaxy S5 will have a special diamond metal body. This feature will craft a phone that will be more scratch, ding and dent resistant.

64-bit CPU

Samsung S5 may not be able to catch up with iPhone 5S and even the Note 3 with regard to 64 bit-core CPU. Mass production of a 14nm 64-bit Exynos processor seems a bit impossible for the producers as the launch is slated for early 2014. Therefore, Samsung S5 will most probably go ahead with the original speculation, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 quad-core chip clocked at 2.5GHz alongside an Adreno 330 CPU.


The most astonishing feature could be 3,500 mAh battery and the Flex will have a 3,300 mAh battery, while both will exercise a quad-core 2.7 GHz CPU, 2.5 GB RAM, and 32 or 64 GB internal memory. This means even after days of use, it won’t drain out. That is just ‘wow’. Better display According to some reports, Galaxy S5 will have a Super AMOLED 5-inch display while the flex version will have a 5.2-inch display, and both will have a 1440 pixel by 2560 pixel resolution. Also, one can expect color performance and refresh rate for slicker video and animations to improve. The plastic design of the previous models made them look cheap and unappealing. A new flexible display technology–YOUM technology will be used for producing flexible displays as per some rumors.

S5 Camera

According to some news around, Galaxy S5 will be having a new CMOS image sensor ISOCELL technology. Galaxy S5 is enhancing its camera performance with a 16 GB sensor and also a 5 MP front camera. It will allow dual shoot, night mode and still photography characteristic among others. The ISOCELL technology will let the users have more stabilization when shooting an image with their phones. Operating system Galaxy 5S will follow the tradition of featuring android operating system. Android Kitkat 4.4, Google’s latest version launched in October 2013 will be the possible choice for Galaxy 5S. One rumor claims that Korean giant Samsung will present Galaxy S5 in both Android and its own-brand Tizen variants. If the Android Version 5.0, Lime Pie hits before the launch, then it will the possible choice.

Eye scanner

One speculation that is worth looking forward to is the inclusion of eye scanning technology. If the smartphone goes ahead with this technology, then it would be first of its kind (truly a landmark). Galaxy S5 with the aid of scanner will scan the user’s iris, and then the scan would be used to lock and unlock the device.

FM radio

An add-on in this model that many have been waiting for is FM radio. This feature was missing in S4. There will be an in-built antenna to assist in enjoying radio without earphones.

Dustproof and waterproof

There is an interesting rumor coming that Samsung Galaxy S5 will be dust-proof and waterproof. Though developing a waterproof technology will shoot up the price. But imagine if this feature is added, it will be first of its kind.

The release date It is expected that it may hit the markets by February end or March 2014. The price will be competitive, expected to be around $700. Samsung with Galaxy S5 is going to introduce some new technologies which will pave the way for future smartphones. The manufacturers have amazed us in the past and are surely going to repeat the history. Only time will bring forth the hidden treasure. It is one smartphone that is worth waiting for!

Author Bio Simon is a freelance writer by profession and Technology-enthusiast at heart. He mainly covers topics related to Technology, Android and iOS Apps, and now days he is passionate to cover and write reviews or issues faced by android and iPhone application development services. He prefers and loves to read about the Changing technology trends and review them of his own.                 

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