alleged leaked image of the Samsung Galaxy S5
retail box packing has
been spotted on the Internet, days before the expected launch of the
Leaked box image suggests a 5.25-inch QHD
(1440x2560pixels) Super AMOLED display, 2.5GHz quad-core processor, 3GB
RAM and a 20-megapixel rear camera with a 2-megapixel front shooter. The
image also reveals a 3000mAh battery and the Android 4.4 KitKat OS.
the specs align with few rumoured specifications tipped earlier, but it
is of course possible that the box image could be doctored. The styling
and the icons shown in the image look exactly like the Galaxy S4 and
Note 3 box packaging, and it is highly unlikely that Samsung would keep
the same branding for another generation.
specifications of the Galaxy S5 included a 5.24-inch AMOLED screen with a
QHD resolution; two storage variants - 32GB and 64GB; two processor
variants - Exynos 6 and Snapdragon 805, and a 3200mAh battery. The
optics rumoured for the Galaxy S5 included a 16-megapixel rear camera,
and a 3.2-megapixel front-facing shooter.
Earlier on Tuesday,
Samsung shared a teaser image that shows what seems like the new colour
theme and fonts of the revamped TouchWiz UI, which is very different
from the one seen in previous leaks that tipped Samsung's overhauled
The teaser image also listed some features namely:
Speed, which seems like a reference to the upgraded processor; Outdoor,
which we assume is for the upgraded battery capacity in the Galaxy S5;
Fun, Style and Social, which point to some new apps in the device;
Privacy, points to the upgraded Knox security software expected to be
preloaded on the Galaxy S5, and Fitness, which can be expected to point
to new health related apps.
The Galaxy S5 is also expected to
feature a fingerprint scanner which is said to be integrated into the
device's display panel. The device is expected to make an appearance at
the unpacked event on 24 February.
On Monday, Samsung Galaxy S5 was spotted on AnTuTu benchmarks
in two variants boasting different set of specifications.