Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung Galaxy S5 review | The S5 delivers fantastic specs and an amazing screen and is only let down by an uninspiring design.

The wonderful smartphone incorporates some of the most outstanding designs and features which make it top notch. Every feature in Samsung Galaxy S5 including its camera, build, design, shape, screen and so forth is exceptional. The smartphone is packed with a lot of applications; of course you cannot expect anything less from a flagship Android smartphone. 


Before talking about the design of this smartphone, it is important to note the competition in the smartphone market. The HTC One M8 featured a metal unibody design. The Apple iPhone 4’s design is indeed a wow. Of course, the Samsung Galaxy S5 has a nice design but it does not lead the trend in the industry. The probably reason for this is the high cost of manufacture of the smartphone. The smartphone is water-resistant. This is a major change and difference between Galaxy S4 and S5. In addition, the smartphone is dust resistant. The Galaxy S5 has a removable battery. This is a plus and an edge it has over some other smartphones. The size of the device is 5.50 by 2.85 by 0.32 and it weighs about 4.92 ounces.


Samsung Galaxy features one of the best smartphone screens in the market. As a matter of fact, the device screen is one of the features that make it notable. Samsung Galaxy uses a Full HD Super AMOLED screen. This screen allows the device to have more brightness than its predecessor. The resolution is 1920 x1080.

Samsung Galaxy S5 review

Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 Android smartphone. Announced 2014

White Samsung Galaxy S5

Galaxy S5
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the most anticipated Android phone of the year.

Samsung Galaxy S5 : MicroSD Slot, Operating System and other features

Samsung Galaxy S5 is top notch in many other features including its operating system and memory. The device support MicroSD slot up to about 128 GB and it has a 16 GB internal memory KitKat storage. Thus, you can expand the memory as necessity calls. The operating system in use in the device is the Android 4.4. The processor functioning in this device is 2.5GHz quad core snapdragon 801 and it has a RAM of 2GB.

Galaxy S5
The Samsung says that the Galaxy S5 is “water-resistant.”

The device has a powerful camera of 16 megapixels. The camera has a slew of other interesting features which make it to stand shoulder high above many other devices’ cameras. Some of these features include the real time HDR mode which allows you to see how to enhance your photo before you snap. The speedy autofocus is an awesome feature of the device’s camera. This allows you to make image very sharp in a very short time interval. Samsung Galaxy S5 has a very wonderful battery. It is larger than that of its predecessors and has a capacity of 2800 mAh. You will also get to enjoy the custom Samsung messaging app which comes along with the Galaxy S5 rather than using only the Hangouts on Android 4.4.

Comparison with Galaxy S4

Galaxy S5 is 5.0 millimeters long, 3.0 millimeters wider and 0.2 millimeters thicker than the Galaxy S4.

  • The smartphone weighs about 0.5 ounce more than its predecessor.
  • It has 5.1-inch full HD display whereas Galaxy S4 has 5.0-inch.
  • The two devices have the same resolution of 1920×1080.
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 is water and dust resistant whereas Galaxy S4 is not.
  • It features loads of other interesting apps not available for Galaxy S4.

Galaxy S5 Photo Gallery

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