Samsung launched their latest android smartphone Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus with attractive specifications. The phone is packed with Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 5.1 Inches display, 2.5 GHz Quad-core Krait 450 Processor, 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB Storage internal variants, NFC connectivity and 2800 mAh Li-Ion battery.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Review
Samsung unviled the much awaited Galaxy S5 Plus and it is also known as Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus SM-G901F. This is the company’s 2014 flagship coming with a powerful Snapdragon 805 version and a faster LTE connection – LTE Cat. 6, upgrading from Cat. 4 for fast performance. Check each aspect of the phone in detail below.
OS and Processor
Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) operating system powers the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus android smartphone for good entertainment with android games and applications. Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset and Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450 processor offers high quality performance, speed and multitasking. You have Adreno 420 GPU for graphic effects and good gaming experience. The processor works in support with 2 GB RAM.
Dimensions and SIM
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus coming with network support of 2G, 3G and 4G. You can use a Micro-SIM in it for calling and data usage. On external the device measures 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in) dimensions and weighs 145 g (5.11 oz).
The hot feature is the availability of Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified). The phone is IP67 certified with dust and water resistant. No need to worry about dust, wet hands and high humidity. The phone is also Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.
Display and Protection
About the display, Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus coming with a 5.1 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors support. Display features 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It is well protected from scratches and breakage by corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, There is also TouchWiz UI.
Data and Memory
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus packed with good memory options. There is a micro SD card which can support storage, up to 128 GB. You can choose from 16 GB or 32 GB internal storage variants based on your need to store songs, films and photos. Data and connectivity options available are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, IR, USB etc.
Camera and Video
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus coming with a high clarity images and videos assured 16 MP rear camera. It features 5312 x 2988 pixels resolution, phase detection auto focus, LED flash. Camera features includes 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, phase detection auto focus, LED flash etc.
At front you have a 2 MP front facing camera with 1080p@30fps, dual video call support. You can have selfies, video calling, record and play video. It supports videos at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps. Main features of the front camera are HDR, dual-video rec.
Battery and Sensors
Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery battery powers this phone. There is various sensors like Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate etc. You have SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM messaging options in this phone.
Colors and other Features
Available colors of Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus are Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue, Shimmery White etc. You can use Wireless charging (market dependent). It gets ANT+ support, S-Voice natural language commands and dictation. There is also mart stay, Smart pause, Smart scroll, air gestures, Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage) etc. You have active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Features
- Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS
- 5.1 Inches capacitive touch screen
- 2.5 GHz Quad-core Krait 450 Processor
- 2GB RAM
- 16MP rear and 2MP front camera with LED flash
- 16/32 GB Storage variants, Expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
- IP67 certified dust and water resistant
- NFC connectivity
- Fingerprint sensor
- 2800 mAh Li-Ion battery
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus
|Operating System (OS)||Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS with TouchWiz UI|
|Processor||2.5 GHz Quad-core Krait 450|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 805|
|RAM||2 GB DDR3|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate, fingerprint sensor|
|Screen Size & Resolutions||5.1 Inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels resolutions, 432 ppi|
|Display Technology||Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 support|
|Rear camera||16 MP|
|Front camera||2 MP|
|Camera features||LED flash, autofocus, 1/2.6” sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, phase detection, 2160p@30fps video recording, dual video call support|
|Inbuilt Capacity||16/32 GB Storage variants|
|Expandable Capacity||Expandable up to 128GB via microSD card|
|Mobile Network Support||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz|
|GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)|
|SIM Card Type||Micro SIM|
|Internet Speed||HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat6 300 Mbps DL|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|USB||microUSB v3.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host, MHL 2.1|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|GPS||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Audio & Video|
|Audio Playback Formats||MP3, AAC, WMA, AMR, OGG|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Video Playback Formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV, XviD|
|Battery||2800 mAh Li-Ion battery with Wireless charging support|
|Talk Time: Up to 20 hours|
|Standby Time: Up to 75 hours|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches|
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 39,999/- (Expected)
Samsung recently launched another android smartphone Samsung Galaxy Core Prime in India. The phone has Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 4.5 Inches display, 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Internal storage, 5MP rear camera and 2000mAh Li-Ion battery.