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|
Price details of Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) in India:
|Online vendors||*Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) price|
*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|