Samsung Galaxy S5 Officially Launched
Samsung officially introduced its flagship Android smartphone , the Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress , Barcelona , Spain on Monday. JK time Shin , President and CEO Head of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics is proud to screen the Galaxy S5 for the first time .
Samsung Galaxy S5 has a design that is not much different than the Galaxy S4 . At the front , there are no significant differences too . There are only 2 pieces of soft buttons , coupled with a physical button .
In contrast , the back of the Samsung Galaxy S5 looks different from the previous versions and the Samsung call with the word ” modern glam ” . Engadget said that Samsung uses material ” leather -like ” to the back of the Galaxy S5 seems to be a mixture of polycarbonate material with glass fiber , similar to the Nexus 7 . Use of this material is said will make this device is not slippery when used , a significant change where previously the Samsung using a smooth plastic material which makes it slippery when held .
The advantages are most prominent on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the ability of water and dust resistant . The device comes with IP67 certification .
S5 Galaxy uses the Android operating system 4.4.2 KitKat with a wider screen than the Galaxy S before . Galaxy S5 is equipped with a screen of 5.1 inches , while the Galaxy S4 4 inches . Both use a super AMOLED display panel with full HD quality .
Specifications Galaxy S5 is equipped with 801 Snapdragon processor 2.5 GHz quad – core processor, 2GB RAM , storage capacity of 16 or 32GB and a 2,800 mAh battery . For some reason , Samsung Galaxy S5 only equipped with 2GB of RAM , while the Galaxy Note 3 previously released using 3GB of RAM .
For the camera , the Samsung Galaxy S5 complement the power of 16 megapixels with video recording capabilities UHD quality ( 4K ) and real-time HDR , equipped with a 2.1 megapixel front camera .
On Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint recognition sensors are located on the physical Home button and serves to unlock the phone . In addition , these sensors can also run a Private Mode , in which the user can open the folder ” secret ” , which contains documents , photographs, and others. Finger print identification can also be used for mobile payment verification .
In terms of connectivity , the Galaxy S5 supports 4G network connection , Bluetooth 4.0 , infra – red and NFC . For WiFi , the device uses a component called MIMO WiFi ( 802.11ac ) . Samsung claims , WiFi is capable of achieving twice the speed of a standard WiFi .
Samsung Galaxy S5 will be released to the market globally to 150 countries on 11 April. Unfortunately , Samsung has not revealed the price of the device .