World smartphone leader, Samsung is reported to reveal the launch and price details of the recently unveiled flagship handset Galaxy S5 in India this week.
Samsung community website, SamMobile has claimed that the South Korean firm will reveal the Galaxy S5 India price on 27 March and possibly open the pre-order window for subcontinent buyers ahead of the official 11 April release.
The revelations comes just days after the company announced to showcase Galaxy S5 and its companion devices Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and smart-band Gear Fit at exclusive Samsung Experience Stores, mobile carrier shops and some authorized retail outlets in selected 61 countries (US, Switzerland, Brazil, China, Germany and the United Kingdom) this month to give preview demo to consumers before they can purchase.
In the announcement, company didn't mention if India would also be part of the program, but now, if SamMobile is to be believed, then Indian consumers will also have an opportunity to explore the new Galaxy S5 hands-on this week.
Samsung 2014 smartphone Galaxy S5's marquee features include finger-print sensor (on home buttonoemhome), water-and-dust resistant body (IP67 certifications), heart-rate monitor (below camera module), new and faster 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, download boaster, fifth generation Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO (2x2), faster wireless data transfer and 0.3-second superfast auto-focus camera feature.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S5|
|Display||5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with full HD (1920x1080p) resolution having pixel density of 440 plus ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS|
|Processor||2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core CPU(chipset: MSM8974AC)|
|Storage capacity||16GB/32GB , expandable up to 128GB via micro SD card|
|Camera||Main: 16.0-megapixel camera with HDR, fast (0.3-second) auto-focus (world's fastest), 4K video recording Front: 2.1-megapixel camera with full HD video recording|
|Battery||2800 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving ModeTalk time: up to 21 hours
Standby mode: 390 hours
|Network||LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO (2x2)), Bluetooth v4.0 BLE/ANT+, NFC, IR Remote|
|Add-ons||Water-proof and dust-resistant IP67 certification, finger print based biometric technology, Kids mode, Private mode, Download booster, S Health v3.0,|
|Dimensions||142.5 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm|
|Colors||Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold|
Key Specifications of Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo:
|Model||Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo|
|Display||1.63-inch Super AMOLED display with 320x320p resolutions|
|OS/ interface||Tizen based wearable platform|
|Processor||1.0GHz dual-core processor|
|Camera||Gear 2: 2.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, Sound & Shot, Location Tags, SignatureGear 2 Neo: Not available|
|Battery||300 mAh;Normal usage: 2-3 days
Low usage: up to 6 days
|Fitness features||Heart Rate sensor, Pedometer, Sleep & Stress app (needs to be downloaded separately), Exercise (with Standalone mode and Companion mode)|
|Add-ons||Bluetooth call, Camera, Notification (SMS, E-Mail, Apps), dust and water resistant IP67 certifications, Noise cancellation, media controller, Smart Relay, S Voice, Stopwatch, Dust and water resistant IP67 certifications, Noise cancellation|
|Dimensions||Gear 2: 36.9 x 58.4 x 10.0 mmGear 2 Neo: 37.9 x 58.8 x 10.0 mm|
|Weight||Gear 2: 68 gGear 2 Neo: 55 g|
|Colors (Changeable straps)||Gear 2: Charcoal Black, Gold Brown and Wild OrangeGear 2 Neo: Charcoal Black, Mocha Grey and Wild Orange|
Key Specifications of Samsung Gear Fit:
|Model||Samsung Gear Fit|
|Display||1.84 curved Super AMOLED screen with 432x128p resolutions|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyro, HeartRate|
|Applications||Pedometer, Exercise app, HeartRate monitor, sleep, Stopwatch, Timer, Notifications (SNS, Call,E-mail, Apps), schedule, Smart Relay, Media Control|
|Add-ons||IP67 dust and water resistant, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, Changeable strap|
|Battery||210 mAh;Typical usage: 3 to 4 days
Low usage: close to 5 days
|Dimensions||23.4 x 57.4 x 11.95 mm|