A flexible Galaxy S5 concept video fuses speculation into a beautiful, aluminum phone

A flexible Galaxy S5 concept video fuses speculation into a beautiful, aluminum phone
Tens of exciting new devices have seen the light of day these past few months, yet it's starting to feel like the release stream has finally ran dry. Vacuum, however, is an unacceptability that has found no place in the burgeoning world of mobile tech and so we simply look elsewhere for something fresh.

With 2014 fast approaching, it's about time we started getting a little crazy in anticipation of the upcoming Galaxy S5, and luckily – hype is anything but scarce. Obviously, it's all mostly speculation at this point, so do keep that firmly in mind. Having said that, we could contend that a certain amount of educated guesses are... well, a little more than just guessing. Tons of splintered intel has come in our general direction, and while we're doing our best to curate that information for your reading pleasure, nothing quite measures up to a full-blown concept video.

Courtesy of the folks behind the O2 Guru TV YouTube channel, the below 2 minute odd clip is actually a pretty well put-together summary of what we know, plus some fiction, of course. Said otherwise, while a 2560x1440 display is (at this point) likely and a 16MP snapper has been speculated already, we're quite new to the idea of an LG G Flex-like bendable Galaxy S5. 

In any case, the video below raises a few valid concerns with current-gen Samsung smartphones, and we sure hope the South Korean manufacturer has something a tad more sophisticated this time around.

source: YouTube 

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

please no curve design.. just make it normal flat..

2. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 553; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Instead of bendable curve design,foldable design is much better.

3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Yeah we're not in 2017 just yet.

22. techaman unregistered

at least a year and half off for that maybe 2, i say normal only curve if sapphire screen protection, we all seen how the lg flex held up to a drop test

29. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Just no curve is fine, you don't have to curve it just because you can.

4. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

The first thing that came to my mind was the same thing.

34. Ashoaib

Posts: 3296; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

no curve design? instead you must say "no aluminium" otherwise apple will put a case for using alumium bcoz it is used in iphone and apple is very strict for copying them

5. android_hitman unregistered

never gonna happen .. sad :(

6. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

OMG!! Hope this would come true...

7. Losdog25

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 28, 2009

Love that design!!

8. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Aluminum body? Bendable?

9. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

I want to find all the people who think Samsung need to redo everything aluminium and then punch them in the face. :P

10. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Ok start your search now...goodluck! Lol

12. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Maybe its a faux aluminum, made of plastic!

19. htainlintha

Posts: 73; Member since: Mar 20, 2010

Sometimes,things are better and most advanced than you could ever imagined, and I see how clueless for your brain to bash something not even existed yet, Winner is a winner and losers gonna hate,in my opinion, haters are worse than fanboys/girls. Just be patient and it won't be so late to save your sorry ass before it is too late,we are just consumers,no need to be overly-anticipated I think.Cheers!

35. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Sometimes we have to stop illusioning and live in reality..

41. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 246; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Illusioning? Ummmmmm...go get a dictionary, please. Unless you are from a non-English speaking country, then it's excusable.

42. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Im sorry for my bad english...wrong choice of words...

40. applesucker

Posts: 81; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

of course it is how do you think a thin sheets of aluminum be able to form into an aircraft, cars and smartphones

11. twens

Posts: 1180; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

All samsung needs to do is to improve on Twiz and maybe a refreshed UI. We all know their hardware is already topnotch. The note 3 is a living testimony.

23. techaman unregistered

but no no no no no no no no touch button to laggy and it sucks unless it ends all processing when holding down.

13. E34V8

Posts: 109; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

Instead of uping the resolution, Samsung should finally make a proper high ppi rgb OLED. What's the point of higher resolution, when the stupid pentile arrangement is used? 1080p is more than enough for a 5" screen. Just make it rgb.

32. tedkord

Posts: 17388; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

At over 400 ppi you can't tell the difference between an rgb stripe and pentile, or the diamond layout on the S4 and Note 3.

36. E34V8

Posts: 109; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

Yes you can. It's not only about seeing the individual pixel or the space between pixels, it's about colour accuracy and other image quality values.

14. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

S-Beats ? Lol !!!!!

15. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

if this is coming out in 2014 than it will definately make the apple rip

20. htainlintha

Posts: 73; Member since: Mar 20, 2010

I thought apple is already dying with the slipping of market share and losing customers to Android and Microsoft years by years and this 2013 is the most significant blow for them,they just need to work harder aren't they? @_@

16. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

bendable aluminium and with the way the battery is set in the chassis? whoever made this concept was smoking something.

18. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

S5 will be something like: 5.25 inch flexible display at a 2560x1440 res 3100maH battery 805 snapdragon 3gb of ram redisigned(lighter) touchwiz over kit kat 4.4< more focused on this then adding new features

25. techaman unregistered

3400 mah battery 4 gb ram touchwiz and you already have side load for tizen with 4.3 or higher, i like tizen better much faster. more like 5 inch display redisgned bezel slimmer.

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