Comparisons are bound to be happen when you are talking about iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 concurrently. These are flagship products of two tech giants, Apple and Samsung respectively, which are hitting the market soon. While Samsung Galaxy S5 phones are available for pre-order, you need to wait a little bit longer to own an iPhone 6.
Both the devices are hot topic of discussions among tech enthusiasts and prospective customers. It is surely going to be a tough choice as far as buyers are concerned. Among all the features, it seems people are more eager to know about the screen size and display of these phones. This may be due to the fact that iPhone 6 is rumored to have a larger screen size of 4.7 inches or 5.5 inches with higher display resolution. Previously many people opted for other phones since the screen size of iPhone was comparatively smaller. However, this time people may have a change of mind due to the alleged screen size of iPhone 6.
iPhone 6 is surely a tough competition for Samsung Galaxy S5 but the latter is not much bothered since its features also have the ability to win hearts. As far as screen size and display are concerned, it is going to have 5.1 inch screen with Full HD Super AMOLED. Other features include a rear camera of 16 and a front camera of 2 MP, 2GB RAM, 16/32GB Internal Memory + expandable upto 128 GB, microSD slot. The phone will run on the latest version of Android OS, 4.4.2 (KitKat).
So, which one is better? It is actually not possible to give a verdict and announce a winner based on speculated features of iPhone 6. The real fight will begin as soon as iPhone 6 is announced. However, it would not be wrong to say that it is worth waiting for if Apple delivers a phone with a bigger and better display.
The preordering process for the Samsung S5 had begun a few weeks back and it will also be accompanying the Galaxy Note 3 on store shelves as well, meaning that those who are planning on buying a smart phone are probably trying to figure out which phone will be the best.
The first reason for picking the S5 is that it is a very powerful phone and you can also pre order your own device ahead of its April release.
The next reason is that it comes with the latest version of Android installed on it- 4.4.2 making it as good as the Galaxy Note 3. It also a massive display screen that is just a few centimeters smaller than that of the Note 3.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 also sports the new designs that include a silver band around the sides of the phone, smaller bezels; it is also dust proof and water resistant thus adding more durability to the phone and there is also an additional seal that stops water from entering the USB ports.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is smaller than the Note 3 making it easier to use with one hand. … Read the rest
Tech giant Samsung has now started taking pre-orders for its fifth-generation flagship android smartphone, Galaxy S5 in India. The smartphone is scheduled to be launched on 11 April, 2014 and orders can now be placed at the company’s official website and Amazon. The delivery of Samsung Galaxy S5 is due to begin in the second week of April.
However, the company hasn’t yet revealed the final price of their latest flagship smartphone. It is expected to be between $850 to $900, as hinted by the company itself. Meanwhile, Samsung is also offering cash back of 15 percent, if paid via credit card during the payment of the balance amount.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is to be equipped with a 5.1-inch super AMOLED full HD display having a pixel resolution of 1920x1080p and a pixel density of 440 ppi. The smartphone will be powered by Android v4.4.2 KitKat operating system, Exynos Octa-core processor (1.9GHz quad-core+ 1.3GHz quad-core), 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage that is expandable up to 128GB.
The smartphone will also come with lots of other exciting and advanced features, such as water-and-dust resistant IP67 certifications, finger-print sensor, heart rate monitor sensor, 16.0 megapixel rear camera with super fast 0.3-second auto-focus, 2.1 megapixel front camera with full HD video recording and 4K video recording.
Additionally, the device has 2800mAh battery with ultra power saving mode that offers talk time of up to 21 hours and standby mode for 390 hours. The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a weight of 145 grams and will be available in Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold colors.… Read the rest
The buzz around release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is getting thicker. We sniffed
news some time back that the Korean giants are set to unleash tow variants of the S5-one in metal and the other in plastic.
However, latest buzz reveals that Samsung has set eyes on coating its S5 in polycarbonate. With the Antutu benchmark leaking newer specs such as finger print scanner, we take renewed interest in the model now.
More so, we hear that Galaxy s5 could lace up the scanner on lines of the one we saw on Apple iPhone 5S. We did smell some HTC One Max inspiration too.
Is Samsung doling out the S5 as an answer to its insecurities?
Samsung has got to the top of its game already. With the Galaxy series, there has been no looking back when it comes to releasing various versions of the same model. The Samsung Galaxy S5 too is expected to release in two distinct variants. They could be christened the Galaxy S5 Standard and Prime respectively.
However, the models, one that is meant for USA and the other for Europe, could come laced with specs as different as chalk and cheese. Our source here is the Antutu benchmark.
The US model called SM-G900R4 could feature:
Snapdragon 800 processor
13 MP main camera
32 GB memory, Internal
The Europe version called SM-G900H would come powered by:
It seems Samsung is all ready to release its next flagship Samsung Galaxy S5. The Korean giant has scheduled an “ Unpacked 5 event for Feb 24” and it is speculated that the company will announce S5 at the event.
According to iTechpost.com, one of the company’s executive has revealed that S5 will release in April. Another report has claimed that Samsung wants to lure the customers with S5 launch before Mobile World Congress kicks in March.
MWC is set to take place on March 24 in Barcelona and though Samsung has not said anything official regarding the release date of the phone, it is highly conjectured that Samsung will launch its much-anticipated upgrade at the event.
MWC is known for some big launches. Last year we HTC One launch at the event and this year in all probability it will be S5, which will dominate the event.
Another thing which indicated towards S5 MWC launch is the fact that it has been almost one year since the release of S4 and Samsung is known to roll out upgrades within a year’s time.
Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 is also speculated to see light of the day at the “Unpacked5”. According to iTechpost.com a company executive has confirmed the release of Gear 2 with S5.
Let us know what are your thoughts on Galaxy S5 release.
Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored to come with 21 MP cameras. The recent leaked image of the device indicates that with host of other features, Galaxy S5 will come with a state of the art camera.
According to report by IBtimes.com.au, “Flipboard user @123fliptest took the opportunity to upload a photo taken from of the model number SM-G900-V, which is reportedly Samsung Galaxy S5. Based from the EXIF data, the resolution of the photo is 5312 × 2988 pixels.
If this leak regarding the feature of Samsung Galaxy S5 deems true, then for Apple iPhone 6 has tones of things to worry about. S5 is already rumored to come in two versions and with S4 emerging as hit fans can’t wait to have their hands on the device. Other than this what will really lure fans towards S5 will be its enthralling features including QHD display with 2K resolution. octocore Exynos 6 chipset or Snapdragon 805 SoC for 4G/LTE variant, Android 4.4 Kitkat OS and a 2900 mAh.
Meanwhile as contrary to the phablet rumors, Tim Cook has not given any indication regarding the size of the iPhone 6. Samsung and other major Android players have already captured the market with bigger screen phones and probably that was the reason why iPhone 5C and 5S were not a befitting success.
Let us know what do you think will be the fate of iPhone 6 in front of Samsung Galaxy S5. Will it emerge as a winner or not?… Read the rest
Samsung Galaxy S5 is speculated to release within the first quarter of 2014 and the analyst are predicting that this time Samsung will shift its focus to processors and scanners. Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored to feature a 32-bit processor, a fingerprint scanner and this time the Korean giant may ditch the wireless charging device.
According to IBtimes.com, an Apple insider revealed that S5 would sport a 32-bit processor and not 64-bit processor like Apple iPhone. Analysts are predicting that Samsung will house an Exynos 5430 processor based on Samsung’s 20-nm process.
As far as wireless charging goes reports from Android insider say that Samsung will not go ahead with its plans of magnetic resonance charging as the integration is not materializing for now.
In its wake to beat Apple iPhone 5S and upcoming iPhone 6 Samsung may incorporate biometric fingerprint scanner in S5. Known KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that though there is no novelty in bringing finger scanner on S5, it may help the Samsung flagship beat Apple iPhones.
“Fingerprint is necessary for a star model,” Mr Kuo wrote in his note on AppleInsider
“Because Apple’s iPhone 5S and HTC’s One Max have fingerprint, S5 the star model can’t lack the function even [if] the solution (area type same as iPhone 5S’s provided by Validity) is not as mature as iPhone 5S’s,” the analyst added.
Let us know your thoughts on Samsung Galaxy S5 with finger print scanner but without wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy S5 and Note 4 are speculated to release soon. The buzz is that Samsung will launch both the phones at MWC in February.
Though the Korean giant has not made any official announcement regarding the release of the phones, it is rumored that both the devices will come with enhanced air view features and Synaptics technology.
Tech analysts predict that Note 4 will come with improved S-Pen features and users will get to experience new features in the TSP of Note 4 as well as S5. Samsung has tied with Synaptics, one of the leading touch chip makers and it is expected that both the phones will come with improved hovering detection capabilities and better passive pen writing functions.
The reports suggest that to attract the consumers Samsung wants to provide better hovering and Air View features to its customers. Better hovering solutions will solve the recognition issues faced in close touchscreen ranges.
Even Air View functions and Air Gesture controls are being worked upon. Apparently, Samsung plans to better these features not only in upcoming models but also in Galaxy S4 and Note 3.
Note 4 and S5 may also be priced lesser than its predecessors as the manufacturing cost is being reduced. IBTimes.com.au reported, “The new product will provide a variety of additional functions. However, its manufacturing cost will be lowered so as to decrease the burden on customers,” according to a Synaptics insider. The device usability and consumer convenience have been enhanced for this product.”