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Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 is now receiving a software update

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S5 is now receiving a software update

posted: 1 hour ago

The update for Sprint's Galaxy S5 doesn't bring a newer version of Android (it's still 4.4.2 KitKat), but it includes some bug fixes...

The Samsung Galaxy S5 already made 0.7% of all Android smartphones just a week after launch

The Samsung Galaxy S5 already made 0.7% of all Android smartphones just a week after launch

posted: 4 hours ago

It's been more than ten days since Samsung's latest and finest, the Galaxy S5, got officially released on April 11 in 125 countries worldwide. The much-anticipated device was off on the right...

OnePlus One vs Xperia Z2 vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) size comparison: one affordable biggie

OnePlus One vs Xperia Z2 vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) size comparison: one affordable biggie

posted: 8 hours ago

The unveiling of the OnePlus One just dropped a bombshell on the big names in the mobile industry with a $300 phone that carries the specs of a $600 handset from a major manufacturer, and then...

OnePlus One vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8): specs comparison

OnePlus One vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8): specs comparison

posted: 8 hours ago

There's been quite a lot of noise about the OnePlus One smartphone these past few weeks, and it has all lead to today's announcement event, where, after numerous leaks and teasers, the actual phone was finally unveiled before the eyes...

Galaxy S5 vs HTC One (M8) vs Note 3 vs LG G2 benchmark comparison (video)

Galaxy S5 vs HTC One (M8) vs Note 3 vs LG G2 benchmark comparison (video)

posted: yesterday, 09:42

The Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) both sport a Snapdragon 801 CPU and 2 GB of RAM, so we decided to pit their processing chops against the Note 3, which has a Snapdragon 800 CPU, but houses 3 GB of RAM. In...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime spotted on Indian import-export site?

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime spotted on Indian import-export site?

posted: 2 days ago, 23:56

The high-end variant of the Samsung Galaxy S5, rumored to be called the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, was possibly spotted on the Zauba web site. We've mentioned this Indian site before, because it keeps track of shipments into...

White Samsung Galaxy S5 gets price cut in India

White Samsung Galaxy S5 gets price cut in India

posted: 2 days ago, 22:21

When the Samsung Galaxy S5 launched in India, it was priced at 51,990 Rupees without a contract ($860 USD). But on Monday, the HTC One (M8) was released in the same market for a price of 49,990 Rupees ($827 USD). With HTC undercutting Samsung...

Update for Samsung Galaxy S5 offers improved performance; water resistance failing?

Update for Samsung Galaxy S5 offers improved performance; water resistance failing?

posted: 4 days ago, 20:40

While the Samsung Galaxy S5 received an update to kill bugs just before its release, the first post launch update has been pushed out. It is a 28MB update that brings "improved performance" to Samsung's...

Samsung reveals 10 hidden features on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung reveals 10 hidden features on the Samsung Galaxy S5

posted: 18 Apr 2014, 12:20

Part of the pleasure, or fun, of owning a high-end smartphone is finding out all of the little things that it can do. Samsung, for example, shoehorned some hidden features into the Samsung Galaxy S5. The latest iteration of Sammy's...

Samsung Galaxy S5 available at MetroPCS starting today

Samsung Galaxy S5 available at MetroPCS starting today

posted: 18 Apr 2014, 10:38

The Galaxy S5 can be bought by MetroPCS customers for $649 plus tax, and can be paired with unlimited monthly plans starting at $40...

Lots of British users are upgrading to Samsung's Galaxy S5 from an iPhone, says report

Lots of British users are upgrading to Samsung's Galaxy S5 from an iPhone, says report

posted: 17 Apr 2014, 16:25

About 38% of UK user who opted to trade in their old smartphone online for a new Galaxy S5 are former iPhone users...

Custom everything! Samsung will have a dedicated Kindle book store

Custom everything! Samsung will have a dedicated Kindle book store

posted: 17 Apr 2014, 04:02

Engadget passed along the word that Samsung and Amazon have negotiated a "custom-built" Kindle book store for Galaxy devices. Avid readers will be getting a lot from Sammy's "custom everything" approach to apps - owners...

Don't like the Samsung Galaxy S5's My Magazine? Here's how to disable it

Don't like the Samsung Galaxy S5's My Magazine? Here's how to disable it

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 21:44

Samsung's My Magazine on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is similar to HTC's BlinkFeed. Both offer you updates from a selected group of social media websites and news feeds. While HTC waited until Sense 5.5 to give those...

Galaxy S5 vs Xperia Z2 camera samples compare the great outdoors and the murky indoors

Galaxy S5 vs Xperia Z2 camera samples compare the great outdoors and the murky indoors

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 03:12

The Xperia Z2 and Galaxy S5 offer the highest resolution cameras in the Android world at the moment - the Z2 has a 20 MP sensor, and the Galaxy S5 comes with a 16 MP unit. The handsets utilize...

Peanut Butter and dog make for a strange test of the Samsung Galaxy S5's IP67 certification

Peanut Butter and dog make for a strange test of the Samsung Galaxy S5's IP67 certification

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 03:06

There might be millions of tests that could be made to prove the IP67 certification on the Samsung Galaxy S5. You could drop the phone in a pool, take a shower while watching our review on...

Samsung SVP sees Samsung Galaxy S5 outselling its predecessor; Tizen phone to launch this quarter

Samsung SVP sees Samsung Galaxy S5 outselling its predecessor; Tizen phone to launch this quarter

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 02:31

Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team, has good news for those who want to see the Korean manufacturer's new flagship model succeed. Despite what the...

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: your questions answered

Samsung Galaxy S5 review Q&A: your questions answered

posted: 16 Apr 2014, 01:42

Last week was marked by the publishing of our super-detailed Galaxy S5 review, along with a plethora of in-depth comparisons against its biggest rivals. As usual, we also had our Q&A post where we wanted you to be able to ask whatever...

Samsung hopes to ship at least 35 million Galaxy S5 units this quarter

Samsung hopes to ship at least 35 million Galaxy S5 units this quarter

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 13:41

A Samsung executive from Korea allegedly declared that the new Galaxy S5 will represent a major turning point for Samsung's mobile business...

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal reaffirms confidence in biometrics

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal reaffirms confidence in biometrics

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 11:37

Just like the Apple iPhone 5s, it has only taken a couple days after the release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 before the fingerprint scanner has been hacked. This will more than likely be a relatively...

Each Galaxy S5 costs Samsung just $256 to make, just a tad higher than a Galaxy S4

Each Galaxy S5 costs Samsung just $256 to make, just a tad higher than a Galaxy S4

posted: 15 Apr 2014, 09:47

Are you interested to know how much it costs Samsung to produce each Galaxy S5, exactly? Well, the magical number you are looking for is no more or less than $256 – this is the cost of the components...

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