- Good camera quality and experience.
- Excellent battery life with Ultra power saving mode
- Bigger screen with brilliant bright display
- Water resistant design
- S health feature
- No way a design marvel. Not cool to look at all.
- Poorly implemented finger print scanner.
- Sound quality of speaker not the very best.
5.1-inch 1080p Super AMOLED screen, 16-megapixel camera, Android 4.4 with TouchWiz, S Health Suite.
Fast with enormous computing power is to of the line smart phone on offer from samsung. Subtly designed with high end feature Samsung galaxy S5 is surely an improvement over its predecessor. Amid all the euphoria and anticipation it generated this year, somewhere the bad design and looks leaves some more to be desired. Still as expected it remains the top contender for best ultra-high end smart phones.
So one should by Samsung galaxy S5 or not? Well you may consider going through some of the details below to make the right choice based on your requirement. Let’s have a closer look at this Samsung’s new offering.
Body and Design
One noteworthy feature of Galaxy S5 is that it is a waterproof device. Rain, swimming pool, shower, it can survive all. You won’t regret carrying this for a scuba dive. Charging port and USB ports are covered with a water stopping flap. Finish and body of the device is of high quality. But still it scores not so well on aesthetic para meters.
The 5.1-inch Super AMOLED screen in S5 is spectacular. In line with galaxy tradition of brilliant displays. The display is bright and vibrant and good for viewing from all angles.
Samsung galaxy S5 can capture image of up to 16 megapixel in size. Samsung claims using ISOCELL technology, users can capture high quality images in low light. Galaxy s5 is capable of capturing high quality images in varying lightning condition. Captured images have good details about color, contrast and exposure. Sometime images were off-contrast but HDR feature a toggle away was at rescue. The camera quality is good even in low light. Here also HDR feature is quite handy. Some details though are lost in post processing of images. Over all camera quality is good and assures a good experience.
S Health – For the health freaks this is awesome. You can track your walking or jogging sessions with this. It will givi you count of the steps.
Fingerprint scanner – Frustrating to describe in brief. This fails fifty percent of the time. If it was needed than it should have performed better.
powered by Exynos 5422 processor with eight core it’s a power house. This is further supplemented by 16GB memory and 2 GB RAM for smooth experience.