Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Are you are thinking of buying a new Android Phone? If so, you should read this Samsung Galaxy S5 review to know whether or not it’s right for you.

Design and Interface

Samsung’s new flagship has the most recent Kitkat 4.4.2 out-of-the-box and the Touch Wiz User Interface. Its overall form has remained much the same. As far the screen size, there was not much room for improvement as the S4 had a great display. However, Samsung has managed to increase the size marginally by 0.1 inch whilst maintaining the Full 1920 x 1080 HD resolution without adding too much to its overall dimensions. The PPI is changed slightly, down to 432 from the 441 on the Galaxy S4.

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Hardware Specifications

Similar to its predecessor, the Galaxy S5 device has 2GB of RAM and Quad Core 2.5 GHz processor that is mated to Qualcomm Snapdragon 801. There is also a removable 2800mAh battery, memory of 32/16GB with extra of up to 128GB through microSD, and one of the most vibrant screens available expanded to 5.1-inches.


The Galaxy S5 has a camera that has evolved to offer faster, clearer snaps. The Mega Pixels are doubled and some DSLR features are available for adjustments according to the ambient lighting conditions. In addition, it comes with a blur effect that allows users to focus on a particular area in the picture while blurring out everything else.


The S5 has been given more juice as compared to the S4. It is supported by a mAh 2800 battery, enough to provide juice for its extra screen size.

Additional Features

Samsung has added some extra features to increase the charm of the Galaxy S5 and make it more appealing to potential buyers. The device is water resistant and IP67 certified, which means you don’t have to worry accidental spills and exposure to water or rain. It also has enhanced fitness tracking abilities, much more than the Galaxy S4, packing a powerful S Health application and a dedicated heart-rate monitor at the rear. The heart rate monitor will appeal to both heart patients and health conscious persons.

In addition, Samsung has added a finger print scanner. It’s still futuristic as far as it goes for making financial transactions over the phone and will surely provide some extra security for occasional financial transactions. This feature definitely enhances the device and makes it one of the most secure Samsung Galaxy phones ever.

Hopefully, you will be able to make the right buying decision after reading this Samsung Galaxy S5 review. This smartphone is sure to create quite a stir in the market with its advanced features that can hook Android enthusiasts. The design is modified, the processor is quicker, the screen is brighter and bigger, plus the battery is larger.

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