The Super Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S5 – Everything you Need to Know


Samsung Galaxy S5

One of the most Anticipated smartphones this year is the Samsung galaxy S5. The Samsung galaxy S5 is Samsung’s super smartphone with all the amazing New and updated features. It is amazing how the rumors about the features of this phone went viral long before it was announced.

I remember the buzz about Samsung S4 last year and how it was the rave for months because of the features especially the multi-tasking screen and Great Camera. Well the S5 is here to Turn up the buzz bringing back Samsung once again into the spotlight.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally here and we have the full access to all you should expect from the latest Samsung Super smartphone. Also why it should be on your must buy list for mobile phones this year.

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LTE: 2.5GHz Quad core application processor

Display: 5.1” FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080), 432 ppi

Dimension: 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145g

OS: Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat)

Memory RAM : 2GB

Storage: 16gb and 32gb. Supports up to 128GB

Connectivity WiFi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac VHT80, MIMO(2×2)

Download Booster (LTE + WiFi simultaneous reception)

Key Features
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Design: The Samsung galaxy S5 has one of finest designs so far from Samsung. The phone has a slightly bigger screen from the S4. It comes with a very smooth plastic cover but feels like a suede skin. The Samsung S5 comes in different colors adding bling to the phone with the removable cases that come with it. You can remove the colored cases and put them back or even change to another. The Samsung S5 is IP67 certificated for Dust & Water Resistance so don’t worry about rain.

Operating system & Connectivity: The S5 runs on Android 4.4 kitkat which has most of the normal Android OS features and more. The S5 internet speed is a combination of both WIFI + LTE offering what Samsung calls the download booster for 3G and even 4G.

Fitness Technology: This is one of the most talked about feature of the New Samsung Galaxy S5. It comes with the S-health feature which works with the latest feature Heart beat rate sensor for heart check up. The S-Health and heart rate sensor works with the finger print scanner and camera. The S-health also has a fitness coach, pedometer and exercise tracker with regular reminder when set on the smartphone.

Camera and Video: The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a better camera than the other Samsung phones with 16 mega pixel camera and 2 Mega pixel sensor. The S5 has a very fast auto-focus that can take pictures as fast as 0.3seconds which is very rare. The camera feature on the S5 is one of the best you can get on a smartphone.

Others: Finger print scanner for security, Samsung hub now Samsung Apps which can also be used as a smart remote on Samsung electronics. The s5 also has a feature called the Kids mode which is more like kids corner allowing them to play kids games without being able to access other areas of the phone. It will help with content management as kids this days love to play with phones. The S5 has an ultra power saver allowing users to run their phone longer than the usually phone hours. The galaxy S5 can run up to 21hours talk time and up to 16days on standby mode.

The Samsung galaxy has been compared to iPhone 5s with no close match to the yet to be released iPhone 6. The Samsung galaxy S5 also has the DNA of a Note (Samsung) which makes it more user friendly with updated features.

Wondering when you can get it in Nigeria? 

Jumia will start pre-order very soon and you can get it here on with delivery anywhere in Nigeria when the smartphone is launched in April.

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This article was written by Olamide Amosu