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Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone with 5.10-inch 1080x1920 display powered by 1.9GHz processor alongside 2GB RAM and 16-megapixel rear camera.
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Fantastic camera
  • Great battery life and performance
  • Innovative software features
  • Compatibility with Samsung Gear accessories
  • Bad
  • Heart rate monitor feature is unreliable
  • Cluttered interface
  • Expensive





Front Camera



 1080x1920 pixels




 Android 4.4.2



Rear Camera


Battery capacity

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Samsung Galaxy S5 detailed specifications
Alternate names SM-G900H
Release date April 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 142.00 x 72.50 x 8.10
Weight (g) 145.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2800
Removable battery Yes
Bundled accessories Charger, cable, headset
Colours White, Black
SAR value NA
Screen size (inches) 5.10
Touchscreen Yes
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 432
Colours 16M
Processor 1.9GHz  octa-core
Processor make Exynos Octa 5420
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Rear camera 16-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 2.1-megapixel
Operating System Android 4.4.2
Skin TouchWiz
Java support Yes
Browser supports Flash No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
MHL Out Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Charging via Micro-USB Yes
Proprietary charging connector No
Proprietary data connector No
SIM Type Micro-SIM
3G Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No

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User Reviews for Samsung Galaxy S5
  •  nice 13 April 2014

    4/5 stars

    By amit ujjwal

    it must be dual sim n micro sim...not nano that in roaming we can use both the all other specification are very good...

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    8 out of 9 user(s) found this review helpful

  •  Truth about Samsung Galaxy S5 14 April 2014

    4/5 stars

    By Sai Charan Harry

    Too big to handle, unreasonable price, rear camera must have been more than 30 MP.But 2GB RAM makes multitasking easy.

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    4 out of 6 user(s) found this review helpful

  •  S5 is not worthy enough. 21 April 2014

    3/5 stars

    By Anurag Gupta

    I think S4 or Nexus devices are much better options than Samsung Galaxy S5. It does not have much difference so that people will get attracted to it. Samsung has introduced fingerprint scanner and Heart rate monitor features in this version of Galaxy series which are neither of too much use nor worth half a lakh. The only good thing I found in this phone is its 16 megapixel autofocus camera. But again if I have to spend this much amount I would prefer a DSLR camera and a normal Android or Windows phone rather than this one.

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    3 out of 4 user(s) found this review helpful

  •  About Galaxy S5 02 May 2014

    2/5 stars

    By Obed Lucksom

    Same phone, same design, same performance, poorly optimized software, all same...nothing new only snapdragon 801 chip, and its not 64 bit....even if they make 64 bit chip...again the ball is in the hand of google to roll 64 bit android software.................a way behind apple.....pls don't compare with apple....they are way ahead....and if you truly looking for gaming performance device like me then i m sure that this device is poorly optimized.....i m sure that S3 would perform great on gaming...also heart rate monitor unreliable, finger scanner unreliable, clutter interface.....hope samsung fans would love it.

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  •  Did the kind get slain? S5 is expensive but impressive. Samsung has hit most areas correctly but it still looks bad. 06 May 2014

    4/5 stars

    By Chaitanya Narula

    We have come to expect a lot from samsung flagships, mainly because of the hype that samsung creates about them but also because these are really good products. S5 has faced heat in India because its simply very expensive for normal consumers and doesnt feature the amazing snapdragon 801 and adreno 330 (for geeks). However, it still remains an amazing phone with great hardware let down by an uninspiring design and overbearing ux. Ive been using samsung flagships since the s3 came out and revolutionised the android market forever. It was a truly amazing phone but it samsung was thinking way too fast for the hardware manufacturers to catch up and deliver the buttery smooth performance a flagship (like HTC One X) should offer. So, its time to see if Samsung has finally turned around and delivered what is necessary and if the hardware OEMs have caught up with Touchwiz visionaries (not quite). Yes, the phone is expensive and made out of plastic. It doesn't make it a bad phone in entirety. The main features of a phone: screen, camera, battery life and Samsung has managed to hit the right spot with all three of them. The screen is just fabulous, It is capable of producing 500 nits of brightness (equivalent to super bright) and the color reproduction is superb. It' s still a tad warm but I personally like it. Performance is not really an issue for the S5 and it handles absolutely everything with ease. With the touchwiz more flattened out, animations and swipes look nicer and feel smoother. The overall look of the ux (minus my magazine) is much more coherent everywhere. The circular flat icons in the notification screen look nice. Camera is an absolute delight. it focuses almost instantly and captures amazing shots outdoors. Phase detect might be the only samsung thing that has worked the way they intended it to in a long time. I have a few complaints with the low light performance when i compare it to the HTC one but Its not too bad. The loudspeaker is another area where the phone fails. I just don't understand why its taking samsung so long to realise that front facing speakers is the best and only way to go! The matte back cover is hugely improved. Its not perfectly nice and premium but the phone doesnt creak, thanks to ip67 rating. Ultra power saving is ultra life saving. Although with a battery life as good, i never really wanted to use it besides the testing. Its really not that hard to recommend S5. If you can pay the price, the only capable contenders are HTC M8 and iPhone 5s which are as expensive. Now it comes down to sacrifices and compromises. For the good looks of the M8, you will have to sacrifice as much as 12 megapixels of camera. The finger print reader of S5 may not work as well as 5s but it can do much more than merely unlock the phone. HR sensor is just a gimmick, at best. While the phone is certainly not the most beautiful, it performs well is water resistant, has USB3.0 and an amazing screen, camera, battery life (and touchwiz).

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