Samsung might have sent out invitations for its "UnPacked 5" event,
where the company is said to unveil its alleged Galaxy S5 flagship
smartphone at the sidelines
of MWC 2014
on February 24 in Barcelona, however, new leaks related
to the Galaxy S5 seem to shed more details about the yet-to-be-announced
Itechaddict in a report, citing an insider from Samsung India
R&D, has claimed that the South Korean major has abandonned the
physical button on the front panel of Galaxy S5, and instead chosen to
go with onscreen buttons. The quoted source also said the long-rumoured
fingerprint scanner has been integrated the into the Galaxy S5's
The report claims that the fingerprint scanner has
been implemented in a way that the fingerprint sensor is on the screen.
The report does not share any other details about the technology used in
the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S5, but we expect the feature to
work like fingerprint prank apps that are available on the Google Play
The report informs that Samsung has used a similar method to implement the
fingerprint scanner on the S5, to what the company has been using to
implement the S Pen stylus interface. According to the report, the
company has been using an electromagnetic field layer to realise the
Samsung is also rumoured to include multi-hovering
on its next flagship smartphone. The multi-hovering touch technology
is said to be prepared by Synaptics tech, which is expected to enhance
the finger-hovering accuracy of the screen input. Notably, the
Synaptics' new technology is said to detect movements from 15mm to 30mm
above the display and could detect more than one finger at a time.
addition, Sammobile has also purportedly leaked the new S Voice UI
interface which is said to debut on the long-rumoured Galaxy S5. As per
Sammobile, the new alleged S Voice interface is now faster compared to the last
version. Further, the S Voice UI interface has reportedly been
revamped, though there are no major colour scheme and aesthetic changes.
on Wednesday, the anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5's specifications
were puportedly leaked via popular Russian tipster for smartphone
devices, Eldar Murtazin.
According to the tipster, the Galaxy S5
is said to sport a 5.24-inch AMOLED screen with a QHD (2560 x 1440
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 include a 16-megapixel rear camera, and a 3.2-megapixel front-facing shooter.