Samsung's much anticipated Galaxy S5 flagship, which is all set to see
the light of day at MWC 2014
in Barcelona on Monday, might have been
leaked in its full glory ahead of its official unveiling.
Zone forum member named OKCATYEON has allegedly clicked a bunch of live
images of the Galaxy S5. The purported leaked images show the Samsung
Galaxy S5 in its full
glory, and indicate the device will feature a ridged silver-coloured
lining around the device. If the leaked images turn out to be real, we
assume that Galaxy S5 will not be a major departure from company's
Galaxy S family design. The alleged leaked image also suggests the
Galaxy S5 will include a physical button on the front panel. Notably,
the forum member notes the new TouchWiz is not a major overhaul from the
company's previous version.
The member has also detailed some of
the expected features such as fingerprint scanner. The forum member
claims that the alleged fingerprint scanner feature will require the
user to swipe eight times on the home button scanner to register it, and
that the Galaxy S5 can register up to three different fingerprints at a
Further, the forum member has claimed that the scanner on the Galaxy S5 can be used with PayPal
for authorisation payments for products within the browser. Other
features said to arrive on the Galaxy S5 include a new heart rate sensor
that is now said to be included in the device's S Health app.
the camera on the Galaxy S5, the forum member notes that the device
houses a 16-megapixel rear camera, which is very much in-line with
earlier leaks. The device is also said to come with IP67 dust and water
resistance, which should make the Galaxy S5 quite waterproof, like the
recently unveiled Xperia Z2.
Previously rumoured specifications
of the Galaxy S5 include a 5.24-inch AMOLED screen with a QHD (1440x2560 pixels) resolution; two storage variants- 32GB/64GB; two processor
variants - Exynos 6 and Snapdragon 805, and a 3200mAh battery. The
optics rumoured for the Galaxy S5 included a 3.2-megapixel front-facing
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