Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy S5 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 phone with 5.1 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery. The 5.1 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications
The weight of Samsung Galaxy S5 is about 5.11 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches).
|Dimensions||5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches|
|Colors||charcoal black, copper gold, electric blue, shimmery white|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.
|OS version||Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC|
|CPU||Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400|
The size of Galaxy S5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.1 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy S5 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.
|Display type||Super AMOLED|
|Screen size||5.1 inches|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy S5 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The camera of the Galaxy S5 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
|Main camera||16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus|
The Samsung Galaxy S5 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy S5 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy S5 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||v4.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy S5 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Type||Li-Ion 2800 mAh|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.
|Sensors||accelerometer, barometer, compass, gesture, gyroscope, heart rate, proximity|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy S5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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