Samsung India has unveiled the flagship smartphone – Galaxy S5 for India at Rs . Samsung Galaxy S5 is company’s first flagship smartphone to feature water resistance capability and fingerprint sensor. Samsung has packed 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display and powered the device with quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 mobile chipset.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has been given IP67 certification for being dust and water resistant. Samsung has also integrated a fingerprint sensor which can be used by interacting with the new TouchWiz user interface.
The Galaxy S5 features a new perforated back panel design and measures 8.1 mm thick bearing total weight of 140 grams. The Galaxy S5 features a 5.1-inch full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display with 1920×1080 native resolution. This display has been made using Corning Gorilla Glass 3 technology for strength and resistance against usual wear-tear. Samsung has powered it with a quad-core 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 mobile processor coupling Adreno 330 GPU graphics and 2 GB RAM. Samsung added the new TouchWiz User Interface over the Android 4.4 KitKat.
Samsuns has placed a 16 megapixel camera with LED flash that can record full HD videos and even Ultra HD 4k resolution videos. The rear camera measures 1/2.6-inch size and features Phase Detection autofocus with quick 0.3 second speed. Samsung has placed a 2 megapixel camera in the front of the phone for HD quality video calls.
The Galaxy S5 supports 4G LTE networks to offer speeds of up to 150 Mbps theoretically and dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) support includes the new Download Booster feature for faster downloads at up to 400 Mbps. Samsung has also added the Wi-Fi Direct feature to connect with supporting devices. Bunch of sensors ont he smartphone includes Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture, Fingerprint and Heart Rate Sensor.
Other features of the Samsung Galaxy S5 include Bluetooth 4.0, ANT+, Infrared LED, Near Field Communcation and GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS support.
Samsung Galaxy S5 will be offered with 16 GB on-board storage and a memory slot to hold up to 128 GB MicroSD card. Supporting micro USB 3.0, the Galaxy S5 packs a 2800 mAh battery to offer talk time of about 21 hours on WCDMA network.