New Samsung video presents the evolution of the Galaxy S series
posted by Florin T. / Apr 13, 2015, 2:18 PM
As some of you may remember, the very first Samsung Galaxy S was launched in the first half of 2010. With its 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800) display and its single-core 1 GHz processor, the Galaxy S is obviously a low-end device by today's standards. Next year, in 2011, the Galaxy S II introduced a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and a larger, 4.3-inch display, though the pixel resolution remained unchanged. The Galaxy S III (2012) brought us a quad-core processor and a 4.8-inch 720p display, while the Galaxy S4 (2013) was the first in the series to offer a 1080p display (a 5-inch one, to be exact). Last year's Galaxy S5 came with a 5.1-inch 1080p display, a water-resistant body, heart rate sensor, fingerprint scanner, and a 16 MP rear camera.
Finally, Samsung's current flagships, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, offer 5.1-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560) displays, octa-core Exynos processors, 3 GB of RAM, up to 128 GB of storage space, and bodies made out of metal and glass. Unlike the regular S6, the S6 edge features a dual curved screen which differentiates it from all other smartphones out there.
You can check out Samsung's new video, titled "Galaxy S Series History", below:
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still better evolution than I-s**t
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 2:45 PM 13
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Uh huh. That's why the first thing that comes out of your mouth is about the iphone.
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 3:09 PM 5
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Well Samsung made the S to compete directly with the iPhone. Every S has bee spec'd better for the same cost. Every model of the S is a full upgrade over the previous, unlike Apple who shoves the same camera and cpu into 3 models at a time and charge the same price. The S and iPhone are the top selling phones in the world, so what else exactly are you going to say when you mention the S? The only phone that comes in close to the S is the iPhone.
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 9:17 PM 0
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At least with the Galaxy S, the model look much different from it prior sibling, unlike the iPhone where the first 3 models are impossible to tell the difference, the 4/4S are also identical and impossible to tell apart and the 5 and 5S look 99.9% the same with the only difference is you can tell the home button on the 5S has the sensor. Take both and cover the home button and they are impossible to tell apart. That and the first 3 iPhone shared the exact same hardware specs with the only change was a small bump in CPU speed. The 4 and 4S also share the same hardware and als the 5/5S. The iPhone 6 are identical with the only difference being size. The 6S is also going to share the same hardware too. In fact the iPhone 6 uses the exact same CPU as the 5S and they simply rename it the A8 and gave it a speed bump from 1.3FGHZ to 1.4. T least with the S, the only thing that repeated was the S4 and S5 both had 1080p, however the S5 had an updated display that was rated the best ever on s smartphone, beaten only by the Note 4 which was only beaten by the S6/S6 Edge. Apple cant even innovate out of a paperbag. Same ole phone, basically the same design, on in a more delicate and damage prone skin. I've use Palm, Blackberry, Apple, Samsung, HTC and others and te only one I have had the most models is Samsung. Apple is second with 2 models. Until someone makes a better device than the Note, I see no reason to switch.
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 9:26 PM 0
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Kkmkk i personally disagree, ever since s5 samsung s line fas become equally pathetic. Note line is far superior Battery life of iphone and galaxy S are so bad that i dont have swear words. But on a micro-level yes, the phone suck probably a percentage point more than S galaxy phones
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 3:32 PM 0
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posted on Apr 13, 2015, 5:47 PM 3
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My Note 3 is still best. Waiting for Note 5.
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 3:03 PM 2
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Samsung got nothing much to show in S4 beside the camera MP increase, the shortest mention among all the S series. Overall well done video showing each generation of S series.
posted on Apr 13, 2015, 9:16 PM 0
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The S4 packed a larger screen, with a bump to 1080p from 720p, a pretty substantial bump in battery, a faster processor, and a better camera, all while making the phone physically smaller. I thought it was an amazing jump at the time and still is
posted on Apr 14, 2015, 12:56 AM 1
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