Samsung launches Galaxy S5


Samsung has just released its newest flagship, the Galaxy S5. The new Galaxy S5 provides a much more refined experience with its latest innovations of day-to-day essential features.

“With the Galaxy S5, Samsung is going back to basics to focus on delivering the capabilities that matter most to our consumers,” said Coco Domingo, Product Marketing Head for IT and Mobile at SEPCO. “Consumers are looking for mobile tools that inspire and support them as they improve their everyday lives. The Galaxy S5 represents an iconic design with essential and useful features focused on delivering a heightened smartphone experience.”

Combining an advanced camera, fast network connectivity dedicated fitness tools and enhanced device protection, the Galaxy S5 is intended to make consumers stay fit and connected in style.

Offering superior camera functionality, the Galaxy S5 boasts a 16 megapixel camera, with an enhanced menu and user interface, to allow users take, edit and share photos better than before. It also yields a 0.3 autofocus speed, advanced High Dynamic Range, and new Selective Focus, that allows consumers to focus on a certain object, while blurring out the background and vice versa.

You can now tap into the fastest connections, as Galaxy S5 offers a new technology using LTE and Wi-Fi to ensure blazing fast data speeds. With its MIMO (multi-input, multi-output) technology, downloading data allows for both LTE and Wi-Fi to work simultaneously to speed up data transfers. Plus, the Galaxy S5 supports a number of LTE frequencies with LTE Category 4 standard.

Blending the iconic Samsung Design with the modern trends, The Galaxy S5 now appeals to a range of consumer tastes and interests. Its perforated pattern on the back cover creates a modern glam look, as its new sleek, contoured shape comes in an array of vivid colors, including Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold, to complement the style of the individual consumer.

It is also dust and water resistant, and offers a finger scanner, securing you from the everyday harmful elements. The Ultra Power Saving Mode turns the display to black and white, and shuts down all unnecessary features to provide the consumer with up to 12 days of battery life.

The device will be available globally through Samsung’s retail channels, e-commerce and carriers on April.

Those who want some hard numbers can take a look at the S5’s specs here:

Network: LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps)
Display: 5.1” FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080)
AP: 2.5GHz Quad core application processor
OS: Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat)
Camera: 16MP (rear), 2.1MP (front)
Video: UHD@30fps, HDR, video stabilization
Connectivity: WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac VHS80, MIMO; Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+; USB: USB 3.0; NFC; IR Remote
Sensor: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture(IR), Finger Scanner, Heart rate sensor
Memory: RAM: 2GB; Internal Memory: 16GB; microSD slot upto 64MB
Dimension: 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145g
Battery: 2800mAh
SRP: Php 34,990