Samsung Galaxy S5 upon us now. The latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat running smartphone will come to the market worldwide in 150 countries on April, 2014. The phone been announced on MWC 2014, 2 days ago. The Galaxy S5 specs are impressive with a 16MP UHD camera at the back with HDR functionality.
Samsung Galaxy S5 features a few new technology. Fingerprint sensor, heart rate monitor sensor included with the phone. Here you can read about some main features of upcoming phone.
Galaxy S5 Features
Before I say, the phone is waterproof, I want to say Galaxy S5 features a Fingerprint scanner. A cool biometric protection for your phone. You need to swipe your finger over the scanner to unlock your device. Samsung integrated this feature for user verification in some of their apps.
The smartphone is IP67 certified, waterproof and dust resistant. Sudden drop of water or rain will not do any harm. This is the same what you get from Samsung Galaxy S4 Active without the fingerprint scanner.
Galaxy S5 will help you to stay fit and well. There are few sensors and apps in place. Samsung integrated a heart rate monitor sensor at the back of the phone, opposite of the camera flash. You just need to place to your finger over the sensor and hold still. The app will give your heart rate.
Samsung also announced Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches. There are different apps and tools to track your fitness with Gear and Fit smartwatches.
16MP UHD (2160p) camera at the rear is a great asset of Galaxy S5. The camera is fast and can record video and take pictures at the same time. Even, you can use dual-mode with the front 2MP HD camera. The camera has HDR functionality.
You can record 2160p UHD video @30fps and 1080p Full HD video @60fps.
> Memory Capacity
There are two choices of Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. 16GB or 32GB internal storage. But, there is a microSD slot to add up to 128GB card. This is first phone to support 128GB external memory.
SanDisk unveiled a 128GB microSDXC memory card with high-speed at MWC as well. Will be the best card to fill this Galaxy S5 beast up.
> Faster Internet and Download
The S5 supports large number of LTE frequency which supports all the major networks. The dual-band WiFi supports MIMO technology. Samsung also included download booster to help you use faster internet.
These are the main Galaxy S5 features out there. You might want to check the Galaxy S5 specs for the technical information.