Samsung had launched Galaxy S5 back in February during MWC. Last month, Samsung also launched Galaxy S5 in India. During the launch Samsung said Galaxy S5 will go on sale on 11 April Globally. And Now as expected Galaxy S5 goes on sale in India and other countries.
Samsung during the launch event didn’t confirmed its price. Samsung said it will be priced between Rs. 51,000 – 53,000. Samsung today unveiled the official price of Galaxy S5. Samsung Galaxy S5 is Priced at Rs. 51,500 in India.
Samsung Galaxy S5 features a dust proof and water proof body with IP67 which can be immersed in one meter of water for 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy S5 also features a fingerprint sensor present under home button. User can unlock the device using fingerprint. Unlike iPhone 5s, users has to swipe down the finger for fingerprint sensor to work. On iPhone 5S users can put finger in any direction and in any angle. Well fingerprint sensor is a good addition. With fingerprint sensor user can also authenticate online payments using PayPal.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has heart rate monitor sensor on its back. The sensor is placed below camera and can be used to capture heart-rate.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has ultra power saving mode, with this feature the device can work for longer duration on low battery.
Other features are : Download Booster which uses cellular data + Wi-Fi which boosts the download speed,
S Health 3.0 which has new and improved health and fitness related features,
Quick Connect, Private Mode and Kids Mode and many more.
Samsung Galaxy S5 features a 5.1 Full HD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection which has pixel density of 432ppi. Samsung Galaxy S5 runs on Exynos Octa Core processor out of which four high power cores are clocked at 1.9GHz while other four low power cores are clocked at 1.3GHz. It has has 2 GB of RAM.
Galaxy S5 features 16 Megapixel camera with Super Auto Focus, HDR and 4K video capabilities. It also has 2 megapixel front camera. Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in two memory options 16GB and 32GB, there is MicroSD slot by which memory can be increased to 128 GB.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is equipped with connectivity options like Advanced LTE and Wi-Fi MIMO (802.11ac), USB 3.0, Bluetooth, 3G, NFC and Infrared.
The device packs 2,800 mAH battery which is capable of 290 hours of standby time.
Samsung Galaxy S5 runs on Android Kitkat 4.4.2 with a layer of ToucWiz UI.
- 5.1 inch FHD Super AMOLED screen
- Octa core Exynos processor(1.9GHz X 4 + 1.3GHz X 4)
- 2GB RAM
- Adreno 330GPU
- 16 Megapixel rear camera
- 2.1 megapixel front camera
- 2,800 mAh battery
- 16 GB, 32 GB Internal memory options, can be expanded up to 128GB
- Android Kitkat 4.4.2 with a layer of TouchWiz UI
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Dust and waterproof body
- Heart-rate monitor sensor
Samsung Galaxy S5 will be available in White, Charcoal Black, Blue and Gold. It is priced at Rs. 51,500 in Indian markets. Well the price is quite high compared to Galaxy S4 which was launched around Rs. 42,000 in India. Samsung has also come up with an offer with which you will get 20% cash-back on using citi bank cards. If you are planning to buy Galaxy S5 then you should avail this offer.