Samsung Galaxy S5 Specification Details


Galaxy S5 is Samsung’s new flagship smartphone for 2014, unveiled at the company’s Unpacked event in Barcelona. It has a new design, improved camera, is water and dust resistant and comes complete with new features including a fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor.

Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications includes a 5.1in Full HD screen, 0.1 inches bigger than its predecessor. It’s Super AMOLED, and measures 1920 x 1080 pixels. Samsung has given the battery in the S5 a boost. The 2,800 mAh battery offers 12 hours of video playback, according to the company.

Samsung has blessed its GS5 with top-of-the-line specs befitting a flagship device. There’s the 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 chipset for a start, a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera (up from 13 megapixels), and a 2-megapixel sensor on the front.

galaxy s5 specification

As in past years, there are 16GB and 32GB storage options, with an SD card that supports up to 128GB. Other incidentals include 2GB RAM, NFC, Wi-Fi, USB 3, Bluetooth 4.0 low-energy, and support for the fifth-generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac standard for faster Wi-Fi delivery.

In fact, Samsung says that its Galaxy S5 will combine Wi-Fi and LTE to download items even faster, theoretically up to 600-650Mbps.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specification Details

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (market dependent)
SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2014, February
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2014, April
Body Dimensions 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz)
– Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
– IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
– Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.1 inches (~432 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
– TouchWiz UI
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Data GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC Yes
Infrared port Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
Camera Primary 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features 1/2.6” sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Secondary Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call
Features OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 330
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture, heart rate
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser HTML5
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold
– Wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– Smart stay, Smart pause, Smart scroll
– Air gestures
– Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– TV-out (via MHL 2 A/V link)
– SNS integration
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Organizer
– Image/video editor
– Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 390 h
Talk time Up to 21 h

 

The Samsung Galaxy S5 also has an all-new Finger Scanner that will enable secure mobile payments and will also provide access to a ‘Private Mode’ that noone else will be able to get into.

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