Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Killer Features: Dust, Water Resistant With IP67 Rating

The Korean giant is lacing boots up tight again to launch the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. With the Galaxy S5 buzz getting stronger by the dayKorean tech giant Samsung is lacing it boots tight, yet again to launch the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. With the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone generating some good buzz, the latest Samsung Note 4 features are expected to be as interesting.

This device should come with IP67 rating this time. We hear that the Note 4 could be water and dust resistant on lines of the Samsung Galaxy S5. The exterior could be the same as the preceding version. 

The Note 4 could be beefed up in terms of size over its predecessor. However, the screen could be something never-before-seen. Samsung will bid goodbye to Super AMOLED this time.

The third feature, which could make its way into the Galaxy 4, is a bendable screen along with curved battery to fit in with the look of the device. Although it is yet to be official, the Note 4 could come laced with retina scanner for heightened security.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Vs Galaxy Note 3: Which Samsung Phone Should You Buy?

The Samsung Galaxy S5 was unveiled a few days ago while the Galaxy Note 3 has been in the market for quite some time now.The Samsung Galaxy S5 was unveiled a few days ago while the Galaxy Note 3 has been in the market for quite some time now.

In the design department, both high-end devices are similar in more ways than one. The Galaxy Note 3 looks a little more rectangular than the Galaxy S5. Essentially, the Galaxy S5 sports a faintly bigger and stunning 5.1-inch screen display. One striking difference between the two devices is the inclusion of fingerprint scanner in the Galaxy S5 which is found at the home button of the newly launched device. Though both the devices are much similar with respect to weight and thickness, the Galaxy Note 3 is slightly larger.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 carries the second biggest screen in this comparison but it is not as large as the Nexus 5 or the Galaxy S4. Though the screen size of the Galaxy S5 is close to that of the Note 3, the S5 does not include a S –Pen stylus, found in Note devices. Also, the Galaxy S5 is faintly thicker as opposed to its predecessor S4 but still thinner as compared to the Galaxy Note 3. S5 is powered by a 2.5 GHz 800 CPU while the Note 3 comes powered by a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800 processing unit as well as Adreno 330 GPU.… Read the rest

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Why Wait For iPhone 6 Release And Not Buy Samsung Galaxy S5: Top 3 Reasons Revealed

Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is gearing for the launch of the much anticipated iPhone 6 that is expected to happen in September this year. On the other hand, the Korean handset maker has already unveiled its new flagship device, the Samsung Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona. The Korean smartphone maker has introduced quite a few changes in the flagship Galaxy S5 as opposed to the predecessor. The Galaxy S5’s features have now been revealed.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 does not have anything significantly different from the Galaxy S4 and this is one reason why buyers can wait for the iPhone 6. Also, the  newly unveiled Galaxy S5 carries a similar, if not the same look as the predecessor S4 model. On the other hand, the iPhone 6 is expected to feature an arresting new design and also a bigger display screen, possibly a 4.5-inch display. The Samsung Galaxy S5 packs in a heart rate monitor which is quite useful to sports enthusiasts and also a fingerprint scanner and a camera autofocus are baked in. However, camera autofocus feature is already found in the iPhone 5S model, which is currently on sale worldwide. Thus, buyers can instead wait for the iPhone 6 than grab the Galaxy S5 once it is launched.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Vs Sony Xperia Z2 Vs LG G Pro 2: The Best 2014 Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S5 and LG G Pro 2 were recently launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 24. These phones will compete with the Sony Xperia Z2, which is yet to be launched. Now that we know the Samsung Galaxy S5 features and LG G Pro 2 specifications, lets see how they compare alongside the expected features of the Sony phone. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 has a 5.1-inch full HD screen with the Super AMOLED panel, while Z2 comes with 5.2-inches full HD screen and LG G Pro 2 with the biggest 5.9-inches full HD screen. The S5 boasts the plastic body and has a heart-rate monitor just below the camera module. The Pro 2 has an extra slim bezel of 3.3mm, while the Xperia Z2 is expected to be similar to the Z1. Just like the Samsung Galaxy S5, Xperia Z2 is also expected to be dust and water-resistant. However, this feature is missing in the LG G Pro 2.

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is available with a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 800 quad-core SoC with 2GB RAM. However, many gadget lovers were expecting the new Exynos processor with 3GB RAM in the phone. Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia Z2 should be equipped with 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and Adreno 330 GPU, and the LG G Pro 2 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 with 2.26 GHz quad-core and Adreno 330 GPU as well as 3 GB RAM.

All the three smartphones have high resolution cameras. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is available with a 16MP camera with 4K video shoot feature, while Xperia Z2 is expected to come with a 20.3MP camera with 4K recording support and the LG G Pro 2 is equipped with a 13MP camera with optical image stabilization.

All the three phones have almost similar specifications and features. The deciding factor would only be its pricing. While their prices remain unknown for now, it’s clear that they will be on the higher side.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Takes On iPhone With Fingerprint Reading, Snazzy Camera

The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 was launched at the MWC today and it’s clear that the Korean manufacturer aims to take on Apple iPhone, which had constrained their sales in the previous quarter. 

samsung galaxy s5 mwc launchTo take on rivals in the smartphone market, Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a water and dust resistant body. It has a 5.1-inch high definition display and offers better battery life than the Galaxy S4. Loaded with Google’s Android software, this phone also comes with a download booster for fourth-generation networks and Wi-Fi. This phone has a classy look with a perforated leather-like back. It will come in four colors–black, white, blue and gold.

The most impressive feature of this phone would be its camera with a resolution of 16 megapixels and advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR). It also has the world’s fastest autofocus speed at 0.3 seconds. The other superb feature is its finger scanner in the Home button. This will offers users a secure system to protect the phone and make mobile payments safer for consumers.     

Samsung Galaxy S4 saw severe competition from other smartphones in the market as 63.5 million units of the device were shipped according to analysts. In comparison, 51 million iPhones were shipped in the last quarter of 2013.

Interestingly, while the Samsung S4 had a grand launch, its successor was launched at the less glamorous MWC, sharing the dias with Sony, Huawei Technologies and HTC. Samsung S5 will hit the shelves in April.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Soon As ‘Samsung Unpacked 5’ Event Kicks in At MWC

Korean handset manufacturer Samsung Electronics has launched a new edition of its marquee Galaxy S5 smartphone at the ‘Samsung unpacked 5’ event held at the Mobile World Congress in Spain’s town of Barcelona.

The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is likely to get a bigger and a stunning display and also feature enhanced camera as well as biometric functions like fingerprint scanner and iris recognition. It might also come with the enhanced Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The launch of the Galaxy S5 smartphone has been pre-poned by nearly three weeks after Samsung Galaxy S4’s sales turned out to be weaker as expected.

The world’s leading smartphone maker, Samsung Electronics starts at a poor mobile yearly profit growth first time in seven years even as it faces stiff competition from tech major Apple Inc and also some emerging Chinese vendors. It is also aware that growth for top level smartphones is easing out owing to almost saturation in several markets. The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 at the annual mobile industry gathering was all about reflecting renewed focus on device costs as well as outlining a break from the glistening marketing which the smartphone brand has very often used in the past, including using celebrities as well as complete live orchestra at the S4’s launch event held at New York’s Radio City Music Hall previous year.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Release: Run Up Heats Up While Samsung Tizen Sees MWC Launch

Samsung has finally launched Gear 1 and Gear 2 smart watches, both powered by Tizen.  This was the story before the release of the Galaxy S5. A smart move as these watches can be paired with most high-end Samsung smartphones.

The watches will have a camera placed at a better location, enhanced support for capabilities, music features via blue tooth. However, the down side is that the battery is not very powerful.

The latest Samsung Gear 2 watches powered by the Tizen OS will have AMOLED screens with a diameter of 1.63 inches, one GHz dual core processors, two mega pixel cameras, 512 MB Ram with 4GB of internal storage and a battery of 300 mAh.

Apart from the watches, there will also be a Tizen powered smart phones as well. This was seen at the Tizen App Challenge, a product that Samsung is yet to confirm. Meanwhile, leaked photos give us a glimpse on what the Galaxy S5 might look like and that it is all set for launch. The S5 models could come in gold, white and black versions. 

The viral photos also show that the smartphone has an added feature- a mystery function- just next to the rear camera lens. 

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As Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date Nears, Leaks Suggest iPhone 5S-Like Features

While we await the release of Samsung Galaxy S5 with bated breath, leaks have gone viral revealing a display of 5.2 inches

As the Samsung Galaxy S5 release date comes closer, leaks that have gone viral suggest it would have a display of 5.2 inches with QHD and a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels. It is also expected to come without bezel. However, many of the Samsung Galaxy S5 features are expected to be close to the iPhone 5S.

To start with, it will be interesting to see the colors that the new Samsung flagship phone will have as it is expected to come in two different models. The much-hyped Apple inspired fingerprint scanner space on the Samsung Galaxy S5 has also been confirmed. In fact, it’s being said that the makers are so inspired by Apple that the fingerprint sensor will remain confined on its home button—just as on iPhone 5S.

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Best Buy Announces Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 6 Deals In Advance; No Release Date Yet

best buy deals logoSamsung Galaxy S5 and Apple iPhone 6 are two of the most anticipated devices in the high-end smartphone segment in 2014. They will be competing head on this year. Both these devices are not official yet, but a price rebate for the iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 has already been announced by Best Buy. However, offers on these gadgets last only till stocks last!

Best Buy has announced that they will be giving buyers a price reduction of $50 for any phone in year. The deal mentions that it covers all phones and this implies that it is also valid for to-be confirmed flagship handsets that shall be showcased in a few months from now.

To bag this deal, users will be required to show their interest to buy a new phone in 2014 with Best Buy between 2 February and 15 February. Following this, till 31st December 2014, interested users can buy and get any smartphone activated under a two-year contract on Sprint, Verizon and AT&T at Best Buy Mobile Stores or Best Buy and avail $50 dollar-worth Best Buy gift card to be redeemed on the handset purchase.  … Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy S5 To Release At MWC 2014—To Come Laced With Fingerprint Scanner And 3D Gesture Control

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Samsung is finally set to unveil its latest beauty with the Galaxy S5. While we are keeping our fingers crossed over the specs Galaxy S5 would offer, we finally dug some scoop on what reality could be like.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is slated to enter our world between 24-27 February—at the Mobile World Congress.

As for the confirmed specs, here is a list of what the Korean giant seems to be offering:

  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 32-bit Exynos or Qualcomm processor
  • 2560×1440 resolution
  • 16 Megapixel shutter (main) clubbed with autofocus and gesture control

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