Samsung Galaxy S5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2014, February
  • Dimensions: 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 145 g
  • Screen: 5.1", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 16 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 2 MP
  • Memory: 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 2800 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy S5
Release date 2014, February
Dimensions (HxWxD) 142 Х 72.5 Х 8.1 mm
Weight 145 g
Body build Plastic body
Colors Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue, Shimmery White
Battery 2800 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 390 h
Talking time- Up to 21 h
Music play - Up to 67 h
Approximate price250 EUR
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.1" inc
Screen area 71.7 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio69.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 432 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single
Camera specs
-16 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), 1/2.6'', 1.12µm, PDAF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score70
DxOMark Photo68
DxOMark Video75
Front camera, selfie 2 MP, Single
Specifications 2 MP, f/2.4, 22mm (wide)
Functions Dual video call
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow); TouchWiz UI
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 330
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score44719
GeekBench 5 Single Core139
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core373
GeekBench 4 Single Core931
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core2412
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2328
GeekBench 4 Battery1119
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Micro-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 3.0 (MHL 2.1 TV-out), USB Host
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.20 W/kg (head)     1.58 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.56 W/kg (head)     0.41 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate , Infrared port
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
-Air gestures
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
- Versions: G900F (Europe), G900I (Asia, Australia), G900M (Vodafone), G900A (AT&T), G900T (T-Mobile), G900W8 (Canada), G900K/G900L/G900S (Korea)

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy S5 was around 250 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2014, February.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is 145 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is 5.1" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
Yes, it is waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
Yes, it supports wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.
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