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Galaxy S5 Officially Announced – Specs Include 16 MP Camera, Custom Chipset And More

Galaxy S5 Officially Announced – Specs Include 16 MP Camera, Custom Chipset And More

After several leaks and tons of hype, Samsung has finally announced their newest flagship, the Galaxy S5. The new phone brings a familial design but some very nice specifications and software features.

The phone brings a 5.1″ inch, 1080p, AMOLED display. That display is enhanced by software features that adjusts the back lighting and screen contrast settings quite dramatically to suit different usage scenarios. 

A full spec list follows.

  • 5.1″ Inch, 1080p, Super AMOLED Display – 432PPI
  • 2.5 GHz Quad core processor
  • 16/32GB Storage – 2GB RAM
  • 2,800 mAh Removable Battery
  • 16MP Rear ISOCELL camera with 4K video recording – 2.1MP front
  • microUSB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 142×72.5×8.1 mm
  • 145 grams
  • Black, White, Blue, Gold
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • IP67 Dust/Water Resistant
  • Fingerprint Scanner

Samsung hasn’t confirmed which Snapdragon chipset is inside just yet. Hardware changes aren’t too different from the past two Galaxy S phones. What’s new inside the phone other than the slight hardware changes? Samsung has included several new features and some software design changes. The style remains the same but slightly refined. 

More will be announced soon so stay tuned.

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Ben is a tech geek who co-founded YourTechExplained in 2016. Constantly switching between devices that literally surround him, he can be found reviewing the latest smartphones around the web.