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Galaxy S5 to be waterproof, claims Korean media, and sport UV coating over the fingerprint sensor

Galaxy S5 to be waterproof, claims Korean media, and sport UV coating over the fingerprint sensor

posted: 19 Feb 2014, 02:20

Samsung Galaxy S5 itself, not some Active version, will be dust- and water-proof, says ZDNet Korea, citing "local sources". It's not clear whether the phone will sport the IP57 or...

Bloomberg: Galaxy S5 might be priced lower than usual, coming with sharper 5.2

Bloomberg: Galaxy S5 might be priced lower than usual, coming with sharper 5.2" display, and a larger battery

posted: 18 Feb 2014, 14:59

Citing "a person with direct knowledge of the matter," Bloomberg pins the screen size of the upcoming Galaxy S5 to be 5.2 inches - no ifs, buts or maybes. That's a tad...

Samsung Galaxy S5 sample photo confirms a 16MP camera

Samsung Galaxy S5 sample photo confirms a 16MP camera

posted: 18 Feb 2014, 02:55

The back-and-forth with Samsung Galaxy S5-related leaks has been going on for a while, but now that we're at the final stretch, hushed voices are joining into a chorus. For starters, no 20-megapixel sensor. This has been one of the more...

Coming to MWC: New flagship models and the most interesting

Coming to MWC: New flagship models and the most interesting

posted: 18 Feb 2014, 02:36

According to "industry watchers," a number of smartphone manufacturers will be displaying flagship models during MWC next week. Perhaps the model that most are interested in seeing is the Samsung Galaxy S5. The phone is expected...

Reportedly confirmed: Samsung Galaxy S5 has a fingerprint sensor inside its home button

Reportedly confirmed: Samsung Galaxy S5 has a fingerprint sensor inside its home button

posted: 17 Feb 2014, 15:42

It's said that Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 will have a swype-type fingerprint scanner, thus it's going to be different from the sensor found inside Apple's iPhone 5S...

Alleged Galaxy S5 screenshot seemingly confirms a 5.2

Alleged Galaxy S5 screenshot seemingly confirms a 5.2" QHD display with 560ppi density

posted: 17 Feb 2014, 02:49

A new screenshot, tipped to be straight from the Samsung Galaxy S5, seemingly confirms the rumored QHD (1440x2560 pixels) screen resolution, as well as the alleged larger, 5.2" screen diagonal....

Samsung Galaxy S5 teaser page revealed by O2 Germany

Samsung Galaxy S5 teaser page revealed by O2 Germany

posted: 14 Feb 2014, 11:10

The Samsung Galaxy S5 hasn't been officially announced, and yet O2 Germany is now allowing users to register for further info. The carrier says the new smartphone will debut later this month...

Rumor: Samsung orders 5 million waterproof antennas for the Galaxy S5

Rumor: Samsung orders 5 million waterproof antennas for the Galaxy S5

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 10:01

Last week, we passed on the rumor that Samsung will introduce a dustproof/waterproof version of its upcoming flagship smartphone, the highly-anticipated Galaxy S5. Well, it seems that the rumor might turn out to be...

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumor round-up: release date, price and specs

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumor round-up: release date, price and specs

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 08:58

Now that 2014 is here, it looks like it's time to start thinking about the next-gen smartphones this year is bound to bring us. Well, if there's anything we feel certain about, that's the fact that Samsung is to release its...

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot shows new TouchWiz UI with round, flat icons

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot shows new TouchWiz UI with round, flat icons

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 05:20

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to ship with a brand new, redesigned TouchWiz user interface, and this alleged first screenshot shows the design U-turn…

Galaxy S5 price tag would fall 24% by the summer, research firm suggests

Galaxy S5 price tag would fall 24% by the summer, research firm suggests

posted: 12 Feb 2014, 03:35

Based on historical data from the previous Samsung Galaxy flagships, the price of this year's S5 model is expected to fall with a quarter of its launch tag after the first three months on the market, shows research...

T-Mobile's alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900T) revealed in UA profile

T-Mobile's alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900T) revealed in UA profile

posted: 11 Feb 2014, 21:08

Just like the purported Galaxy S5 versions for AT&T and Sprint, the SM-G900T appears to have a 1080 x 1920 pixels display. Samsung has yet to confirm that all these leaked model numbers are related to the S5...

Design reference might accurately reveal what the Samsung Galaxy S5 will look like

Design reference might accurately reveal what the Samsung Galaxy S5 will look like

posted: 11 Feb 2014, 14:59

If the name Sonny Dickson sounds familiar to you, it is because the young Australian captured everyone's attention last year, by working out deals that enabled him to receive parts from the Apple iPhone...

Sprint lists the Samsung SM-G900P on its website - is this the carrier's Galaxy S5?

Sprint lists the Samsung SM-G900P on its website - is this the carrier's Galaxy S5?

posted: 11 Feb 2014, 14:36

The SM-G900P is certainly an unannounced device, but we can't confirm that it's the long-rumored Galaxy S5. In any case, it's made for Sprint and it could be announced soon...

Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner might be embedded at the bottom corners of a bezel-less display

Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner might be embedded at the bottom corners of a bezel-less display

posted: 11 Feb 2014, 09:41

The fingerprint scanning tech that Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored to integrate into the display itself, might reach only the bottom left and right corners of the display, rather than the...

Alleged Galaxy S5 box snap lists 5.25

Alleged Galaxy S5 box snap lists 5.25" Quad HD screen, 20 MP camera and 3000 mAh battery

posted: 11 Feb 2014, 06:32

The purported S5 box lists it having a Quad HD (1440x2560 pixels) Super AMOLED display, which is in line with predictions, a 2.5 GHz processor, likely the fastest Snapdragon 800, and 3 GB of...

Two purported Galaxy S5 models appear on AnTuTu, with radically different specs

Two purported Galaxy S5 models appear on AnTuTu, with radically different specs

posted: 10 Feb 2014, 02:28

The SM-G900R4 US Cellular version of the Galaxy S5 has purportedly made an appearance in the AnTuTu benchmark database in a more or less retail version, seeing that a 1440x2560 pixels display is reported,...

Alleged Galaxy S5 benchmark leaks on AnTuTu, lists 16 MP camera sensor

Alleged Galaxy S5 benchmark leaks on AnTuTu, lists 16 MP camera sensor

posted: 07 Feb 2014, 01:42

A few claimed Galaxy S5 benchmark screenshots have allegedly appeared on AnTuTu, confirming a 16 MP camera on the back, but the rest of the specs listed are underwhelming, at least compared to the rumors bandied...

New Samsung Galaxy S5 concept compares the handset to the S4 and S III

New Samsung Galaxy S5 concept compares the handset to the S4 and S III

posted: 06 Feb 2014, 20:45

Everyone is expecting the new Samsung Galaxy S5 to be slightly larger than the current S4 flagship, so here is a concept design which illustrates that...

LG G3 could be a Samsung Galaxy S5 killer - according to Korean media

LG G3 could be a Samsung Galaxy S5 killer - according to Korean media

posted: 05 Feb 2014, 19:10

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to be announced at MWC 2014, thus sooner than the LG G3, but the latter might benefit from a better screen when it arrives in May (or later)...

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