As widely expected, Samsung has launched an improved version of its Samsung Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone but it’s neither the Galaxy S5 Prime or Galaxy F. Instead,the new variant will be known as the Galaxy S5 LTE-A. Along with LTE-Advanced connectivity that promises download speeds up to 225Mbps, it adds a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and a 5.1-inch WQHD Super AMOLED display. The only thing really missing is the oft-rumoured metal body.
Unfortunately, unless you live in South Korea, there is no point rushing down to your local carrier store. Samsung only announced plans to launch it in its home country.
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A specifications:
- Processor: 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
- Operating system: Google Android 4.4 KitKat
- Cellular connectivity: LTE-A
- Other connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 BLE / ANT+, NFC
- Display: 5.1-inch WQHD (2560×1440) Super AMOLED
- RAM: 3GB LPDDR3
- Rear-facing camera: 16MP
- Front-facing camera: 2MP
- Connectors: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 BLE / ANT+, NFC
- Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass, barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture(IR), finger scanner, heart monitor
- Battery: 2,800mAh
- Dimensions: 142.0 × 72.5 × 8.1 millimeters
- Weight: 145 grams
- Colours: Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold, Sweet Pink, Glam Red
- Other: Dust and waterproof (IP67 rating)
The Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A will not be cheap. It will sell for KRW940,500 (about CA$1000) without contract. It will launch in South Korea and there is no word on whether it will make it to other global markets at this point.
Here is the translated press release obtained by Droid Life:
Top of existing specifications seonboyida broadband LTE-A smart phone Samsung Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A ‘release
- The world’s first smart phone broadband LTE-A supports the implementation of new technologies
- Up to three times faster than LTE download speeds to 225Mbps
- For best viewing experience ◇ ‘Super AMOLED WQHD’ display with
- Excellent color reproduction and four times clearer than conventional HD resolution (2,560 × 1,440) Implementation
- innovation from the consumer to maximize ease of use and is equipped with the latest technology
- Strong performance of the 16 million high-resolution camera, a quick autofocus, such as waterproof and dustproof function
Samsung Electronics is the world’s first smartphone ‘broadband LTE-A’ to implement new technologies Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A ‘and announces authentic.
Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A ‘is the highest specification of existing LTE smartphone smartphone more than three times faster than traditional’ broadband LTE-A ‘and world’s first support for mobile service.
In other words, the existing theory, consumers ‘LTE’ 225Mbps speeds three times faster compared to 10MB one side of the music video can be downloaded in just about 0.4 seconds to showcase at an alarming rate.
Samsung Electronics in 2011 for the first time in Korea LTE smartphone Galaxy S Ⅱ LTE ‘, 2013, there nation’s first LTE-A smart phone’ Galaxy S4 LTE-A ‘releases and this time the Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A’ to launch a global To further consolidate its position as the leading brand was.
In addition, Samsung is looking eyes express more surprises “Super AMOLED WQHD ‘and’ Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A ‘is equipped with a viewing experience that always makes the best.
‘Super AMOLED’ Adobe RGB color standard to represent more than 90% of the color gamut (Color Gamut) 0.01ms excellent by 20% of the LCD response time, 100,000:1 contrast ratio to provide a display of color, expressive presence It is the most outstanding feature, HD resolution four times clearer than WQHD (2,560 × 1,440) by applying a smart phone boasts the highest quality.
Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A ‘from the consumer for innovation and the latest technology to maximize ease of use was also inherited.
AP with 2.5GHz Quad-Core 3GB RAM, powerful features industry-leading 16 million acclaimed high-resolution camera, a waterproof and dustproof IP67-rated summer useful functions and exercise the heart rate check, and you can manage for themselves, such as heart rate monitor existing S5 Galaxy as they applied to the innovative new features.
Samsung Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A ‘smart buyer targeting for Life offers a variety of premium global app package, and 10 films every month until the end of September benefits.
Galaxy S5 broadband LTE-A ‘is 19 days, SKT launched the first through to the next through KT and LGU + will be released.
Cooper is a luxurious gold color (Cooper Gold) Color Charcoal Black Borders on existing (Charcoal Black), Shimmer White (Shimmery White), Electric Blue (Electric Blue), Copper Gold (Cooper Gold) including four suites with a pink back Color is added to a glam red color through SKT will be added. Chulgoga is 940,500 won.
Samsung Electronics said, “the world’s first LTE-A phone broadband era product leadership, Samsung’s mobile market once again proved to the world” and “will continue to reflect the needs of a variety of consumer products, serves a global market leader out plan, “he said.[/toggle_item]
Source : Droid Life