In 2013, Samsung introduced Galaxy S4 with an array of gesture-control features. Now, the company is reportedly moving a notch-up to enrich the user-interface and camera features in the upcoming Galaxy S5.
Technology blog Phone Arena citing a source has claimed that the new Galaxy S5 would boast a QHD (aka 2K) 2560x1440p resolution display, iris scanner technology, 20-megapixel camera and a 2900mAh battery with rapid charging technology.
Most of the reported features are in line with the rumours which are already circulating online, but the only new revelation from the tipster is that Galaxy S5 would come with a 20.0-megapixel camera with 4K video recording attribute, not a 16.0-megapixel as previously thought. As of now, there is no circumstantial proof to believe this piece of information, but still there is a chance that Samsung may use Galaxy S5 to project itself as the true smartphone leader against the current top camera-smartphones makers like Sony and Nokia.
In related news, Korean media house ETnews has revealed that Samsung Galaxy S5 will come with a multi-hovering technology which is said to enhance 3D gaming. Sources in Samsung claim that users can operate and play games on Galaxy S5 with multiple finger movements on the screen. The new sensor on the display has the ability to track multiple finger movements and take input from as far as 30 mm (3 cm) from screen.
Samsung also plans to introduce another gesture control feature to track user's head movement to browse web pages on the phone.The handset's front camera will have the ability to divide the user's image into various sections and observe the change in a particular section to carry out a specific function, reported SamMobile.
Other Rumoured specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5 include:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S5|
|Display||5.25-inch Super AMOLED display with 2K (2560x1440p) resolution and pixel density of 560 ppi (pixels per inch)|
|OS||Android v4.4 KitKat OS with new TouchWiz interface|
|Processor||64-bit architecture based Samsung Exynos chipset or Exynos 5420 Octa-core processor|
|Storage capacity||expect to come in 32GB , 64GB variants with micro SD card slot|
|Camera||Main: 20.0 - megapixel camera with 4K video recording Front: 2.1 -megapixel camera with full HD video recording|
|Battery||2900 mAh battery with paid charging technology|
|Add-ons||metal casing, smart camera gesture control feature, possibly Iris recognition sensor based biometric technology|