Samsung Galaxy S5 

price₹ 5,999 onwards

launchApr, 2014

20.5

excellence score

72.4

value for money score

Not available at any of our listed stores

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Design

  • Stylish, classy design with dotted patterns on the back
  • Relatively comfortable to hold and operate, for a phone of this size
  • Excellent build quality
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Neither the fingerprint sensor, nor the heart rate monitor are groundbreaking or particularly well implemented

Display

  • Brilliant AMOLED display, with wide span brightness controls, great contrast levels, and superb viewing angles

Software

  • Android with a new, modern, flat TouchWiz user interface, which is a definite step-up from before
  • Cutting edge hardware, and excellent software (interface) optimization, ensures that this is easily one of the fastest smartphones to date
  • Many useful Samsung apps like S Health

Camera

  • Excellent, well-featured camera, with super-fast focus speed - easily among the best ever smartphone cameras
  • Very good photo/video editors

Audio

  • Sound coming through the loudspeaker is very powerful and pretty deep

Battery

  • Good battery life, with additional useful power-saving features (Power Saving Mode, and Ultra Power Saving Mode)

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  • Excellent video playback

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 MarshmallowNo more updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.1 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 432 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Barometer
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Gesture
  • Heart Rate
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
ProcessorOcta Core, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 (Quad Core Cortex A15 1.9 Ghz + Quad Core Cortex A7 1.3 Ghz)
GPUMali-T628 MP6
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2800 mAh
Battery Standby390 hrs
Battery Talktime21.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)16.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Internet Usage Time (3G): 10 hrs
  • Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 12 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 12 hrs
  • Audio Playback Time: 46 hrs
Dimensions
Weight145 gm
Thickness8.1 mm
Camera
Primary Camera16.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Dual Shot
  • Simultaneous HD video and image recording
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • HDR
  • Video Stabilization
  • Dual Video Recording
Secondary Camera2.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
USB On-The-GoYes
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
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Water ResistantYes, IP67 Rated (up to 1m for 30 mins)
Dust ResistantYes
Noise FiltrationYes
More
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Wireless charging
  • ANT+ support
  • Smart Stay
  • Smart Pause
  • Smart Scroll
  • Air Gestures
  • IR Remote Control
  • Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage)
  • Download Booster

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