Alleged Galaxy S5 cases pop up, fingerprint scanner cutout notably absent

Alleged Galaxy S5 cases pop up, fingerprint scanner cutout notably absent
Case makers are starting to prep for the surprise Galaxy S5 unveiling invitation that Samsung sent out on Monday, notifying us that February 24th is the day we are likely to see the flagship announced.

UK's Mobile Fun has listed two case lines - Trident's Aegis and Kraken - and claims they will be fitting the upcoming Galaxy S5. Those case prereleases are usually based on an intricate combination of rumors and guesswork, but often on schematics that part suppliers leak to case makers, and even official dimensions forwarded by the phone manufacturer before the actual unveiling.

In any case, pun not intended, take a gander at the case collection that Mobile Fun claims is destined to wrap the Galaxy S5 snugly. If we can gauge anything from these, it's that the camera unit might have its typical place in the upper middle of the phone's back, while the volume rocker is set on the right, and the power/lock key is on the usual left. 

The case maker also notes that its products have "cutouts for the flash, camera, loud speaker, microphone and noise-cancelling microphone." Cutout for a fingerprint reader is mentioned nowhere, though, so if the cases are indeed designed after the S5, such a scanner either won't be present in the phone, or it might be embedded in the touchscreen itself indeed.

source: MobileFun

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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)

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12 Comments

1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Looks like Note 3 design.

3. EgyDroid

Posts: 111; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

at least a new design and TW

6. Aploine

Posts: 445; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

Proportions look odd. Wider...

2. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

looks a bit like a wider and shorter note 3

4. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

The FpS can be on the front,who knows,,

5. giffonaay

Posts: 11; Member since: Dec 31, 2013

Its way too wide. I think its fake.

7. Diego!

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

It looks like a square.... :O Samsung VU (???)

8. AppleJuice

Posts: 145; Member since: Sep 12, 2013

It looks wide because the case is wide, like a bumper case. Take a look.

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Fake. Phone is too damn wide. I'm pretty sure Samsung isn't going to pull a LG and release a Vu like Galaxy as their flagship.

10. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

This is that Note Neo case.

11. AppleJuice

Posts: 145; Member since: Sep 12, 2013

I think it's fake too though, you're right.

12. IliyaBeshkov

Posts: 261; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

Fingerprint my a$$... This cutout is for the sensor and the flash(Note 3 design)..

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