Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow accidentally released for Samsung Galaxy S5
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow accidentally released for Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Press Kit

Earlier in the week, Samsung had unveiled the company's 2014 marquee phone, Galaxy S5 at 'Unpacked 5' event, Barcelona.

South Korean tech major had announced that the flagship device would hit global markets (around 150 regions) on 11 April; however, some online retailers in Europe have already begun taking pre-orders of the device, a month ahead of its official release and revealing the price of Galaxy S5 (16GB).

The price of Galaxy S5 is ranging between €667.30 and €729 (around ₹56,900 and ₹62,100) across Europe.

According to the UK based e-retailer, Unlocked Mobiles, stocks of the Galaxy S5 is expected to arrive on 10 April to the company's inventory, a day ahead of the international release date.

Interested buyers can get registered in the official website to get the stock alerts and to pre-book the device.

Consumers in Spain and Germany can book their devices under respective region specific Amazon websites.

Whereas in East, some local Indian e-commerce websites have slashed prices of the Galaxy S4 ahead of the launch of its successor in April second week. The 2013 model can now be purchased under ₹30,000 from Flipkart and Snapdeal, which is almost ₹11,000 less than the MRP of the device offered in the official Samsung India eStore.

Price details of Samsung Galaxy S5 in select European markets:

Online Vendor Samsung Galaxy S5 price
Clove (UK) £550
Unlocked Mobiles £549.98
Amazon Spain €729
Amazon Germany €699


Price details of Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) in India:

Online vendors *Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) price
Flipkart ₹29,860
Snapdeal ₹29,926
Saholic ₹31,299
Infibeam ₹32,999

*price is subject to change without

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4:

Model Samsung Galaxy S5 Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500)
Display 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with full HD (1920x1080p) resolution having pixel density of 440 plus ppi (pixels per inch) 5.0-inch Full HD Super AMOLED  display with 441 pixels per inch(1920 x 1080p) resolutions
OS             Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS Android v4.2.2 OS (Jelly Bean)
Processor 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core CPU(chipset: MSM8974AC) Samsung Exynos 5 Octa-core processor (with 1.6GHz quad-core+ quad-core processor with 1.2GHz quad-core)
GPU Adreno 330 Tri-core PowerVR SGX 544 (GT-I9500)
RAM 993MHz  2GB DDR3 2GB
Storage capacity 16GB/32GB , expandable via micro SD card 16GB/32GB, expandable via microSD card
Camera Main: 16.0-megapixel camera with HDR, fast (0.3-second) auto-focus, 4K video recording Front: 2.1-megapixel camera with full HD video recording Main: Main: 13.0-megapixel Auto-focus, HDR, Flash & Shutter Lag with BSI sensorFront:2.0-megapixel pixelcamera, full HD video recording
Battery 2800 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving ModeTalk time: up to 21 hoursStandby mode: 390 hours 2600 mAh;
Network LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps) 3G, 4G-LTE
Connectivity Fifth generation Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO (2x2)),  Bluetooth v4.0 BLE/ANT+, NFC, IR Remote Wi-Fi, NFC, Dual-video camera function, IR LED,GPS /GLONASS, Bluetooth v4.0
Add-ons Water-proof and dust-resistant IP67 certification, finger print based biometric technology, built-in heart-rate monitor, Kids mode, Private mode, Download booster, S Health v3.0, Gesture-control features like Smart-Scroll, Smart-Pause, WatchOn, S-Voice Drive
Dimensions 142.5 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
Weight 145 g 130 g
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