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Samsung Galaxy S5 survives after being run over by a Tesla Model S

Samsung Galaxy S5 survives after being run over by a Tesla Model S

posted: 05 Apr 2014, 13:32

Although the body of Samsung Galaxy S5 uses a lot of plastic, the smartphone itself seems to be quite resistant, surviving tough challenges...

Charging covers for Samsung Galaxy S5 revealed by Samsung

Charging covers for Samsung Galaxy S5 revealed by Samsung

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 21:39

Samsung unveiled four charging covers for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5, which are now available for pre-order. The standard back plate, available in black and white, offers Qi wireless charging compatibility, for $29.99. There...

Samsung Galaxy S5 camera under the microscope: in-house Samsung sensors make fast auto-focus magic possible

Samsung Galaxy S5 camera under the microscope: in-house Samsung sensors make fast auto-focus magic possible

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 09:21

After years of reliance on Sony camera image sensors in its flagships, this year, Samsung is finally ready to ship the Galaxy S5 with its own, in-house ISOCELL sensor…

Samsung Galaxy S5: deeper dive in the Diamond PenTile matrix reveals the secrets of the brightest AMOLED display

Samsung Galaxy S5: deeper dive in the Diamond PenTile matrix reveals the secrets of the brightest AMOLED display

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 08:04

Samsung Display has just unveiled a lot of the inner works of the new and improved AMOLED display of the Galaxy S5, but now we have even deeper insights…

Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) vs iPhone5s drop test pays a tribute to HTC's build quality (video)

Galaxy S5 vs One (M8) vs iPhone5s drop test pays a tribute to HTC's build quality (video)

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 04:16

The HTC One (M8) and the Galaxy S5 have barely been out, and they are already undergoing visits to the torture chamber - first with tests of their water resistance, and now with an impromptu...

Samsung details its new Galaxy S5 display: the brightest, most efficient OLED screen to date can hit 698 nits

Samsung details its new Galaxy S5 display: the brightest, most efficient OLED screen to date can hit 698 nits

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 03:21

Samsung Display decided to elaborate on its claims that the 5.1" panel of the Galaxy S5 is the best Super AMOLED display it's put in flagships so far. Hot on the heels...

Verizon now taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with BOGO

Verizon now taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with BOGO

posted: 04 Apr 2014, 01:35

Verizon today started accepting pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5, but they are offering it as a BOGO, where you can get another Galaxy S5 for free, or choose from the Samsung ATIV SE, or the HTC One (M8).

Likely Samsung Galaxy S5 model with Snapdragon 805 and a 5.2'' QHD (1440x2560) display revealed

Likely Samsung Galaxy S5 model with Snapdragon 805 and a 5.2'' QHD (1440x2560) display revealed

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 07:56

Follow the tech industry long enough, and you'll soon realize that a wealth of, strictly speaking, unconfirmed information on new devices comes through benchmark suites. GFXBench is...

This is how big the Nokia Lumia 930 is compared to the competition

This is how big the Nokia Lumia 930 is compared to the competition

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 07:08

Whatever silicon goodness or ultra-mega-pixel shenanigans phone manufacturers may throw at us, size remains a viable factor when it comes to siding with one smartphone or another...

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the first to support PayPal's new fingerprint-authorized payments

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the first to support PayPal's new fingerprint-authorized payments

posted: 03 Apr 2014, 06:04

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 will be able to make “broad” use of its in-built fingerprint sensor to make payments, MIT's Technology Review journal reports. To make use of the system, you...

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 battle it out in drop test

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 battle it out in drop test

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 17:15

A new video shows both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 taking a drop test. At pocket height, both suffered slight marks on the side of each unit. Both screens were unscathed. Next was a drop from "head...

Lumia 930 vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8): specs comparison

Lumia 930 vs Galaxy S5 vs One (M8): specs comparison

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 14:06

The Lumia 930 is Nokia's latest global flagship smartphone. With a 5-inch 1080p display and a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, the international variant of the Nokia Lumia Icon (exclusively available in the States) can rival pretty...

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown reveals all its innards

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown reveals all its innards

posted: 02 Apr 2014, 04:03

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is about to arrive on retail store shelves en masse on April 11th, but just around a week before the big launch, Chipworks has dissected the handset…

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales are

Samsung Galaxy S5 sales are "robust" in South Korea thus far

posted: 01 Apr 2014, 23:59

South Korea's the first country where the Galaxy S5 was officially released. The new Samsung smartphone will be available globally starting this month...

Carriers in Antarctica launch the Samsung Galaxy S5 ahead of schedule

Carriers in Antarctica launch the Samsung Galaxy S5 ahead of schedule

posted: 01 Apr 2014, 06:46

An anonymous user stationed at South Korea's King Sejong Research Station in Antarctica told us that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is already shipping to various settlements across the frozen continent, almost ten days ahead...

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 now available on Amazon for $824.99 through third-party sellers

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 now available on Amazon for $824.99 through third-party sellers

posted: 01 Apr 2014, 01:40

Well, there you go. As many as five different US third-party sellers have already put the Samsung Galaxy S5 up for sale on Amazon. The available model is the white one, and it comes unlocked,...

DisplayMate: Samsung Galaxy S5 has the

DisplayMate: Samsung Galaxy S5 has the "best performing smartphone display that we ever tested"

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 20:00

Display Mate did its usual through job analyzing the display on the Samsung Galaxy S5, and came away calling it "the best performing smartphone display". The screen was cited for its...

Worldwide carriers might be preparing for an earlier Galaxy S5 launch

Worldwide carriers might be preparing for an earlier Galaxy S5 launch

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 05:41

According to The Korea Herald, mobile carriers worldwide now want a taste of the premature Galaxy S5 launch action which South Korea's telecoms directed behind Samsung's back. Allegedly, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and...

Galaxy S5 battery life tests show promising results

Galaxy S5 battery life tests show promising results

posted: 31 Mar 2014, 02:26

Coming straight from Samsung's homeland, an impromptu battery test reveals that the Galaxy S5 is shaping up to be quite the endurance champ. The flagship is laden with a 2800 mAh battery, while we have phones in the same category with...

Built-in baby monitor on the Samsung Galaxy S5 helps parents tend to their crying tyke

Built-in baby monitor on the Samsung Galaxy S5 helps parents tend to their crying tyke

posted: 29 Mar 2014, 09:55

Samsung has always tried to fill its flagship phone with features to make life a little easier for its customers, and it seems that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is no exception. Samsung's new flagship...

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