New image leaks the rear of the Samsung Galaxy S5

New image leaks the rear of the Samsung Galaxy S5
Earlier Sunday, we showed you how a video taken of Samsung's two new smartwatches accidentally caught the image of what appears to be the back of the Samsung Galaxy S5. A picture found later showing a still shot of the same scene, revealed that the next iteration of Samsung's Android flagship model will be available in four colors, Black, White, Blue and Gold.

Now, one of our loyal readers has sent us a rather blurry image of what he claims is the Samsung Galaxy S5. To be sure, the picture does match up with the earlier leaks of the back of the Galaxy S5, right down to that mysterious image next to the LED flash. We've pointed out before that the fingerprint sensor is expected on the front of the unit, built into the home key. So whatever it is, still cannot be determined.

Samsung is expected to introduce the Samsung Galaxy S5 later today. There are still many questions up in the air related to the device, including the possibility that there will be two different variations of the phone. Keep your eyes right here. As soon as we know all about it, you'll know.

Thanks, Anonymous Tipster!

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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. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Wish that Samsung uses really premium plastic back at least like the one on G2 or the one on the 2012 HTC One X.

7. Jason2k13

Posts: 1469; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

so Samsung faux leather plastic or any plastic they use is not premium because..?

8. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

they are still made of plastic

9. Chunkyspudface

Posts: 65; Member since: May 31, 2013

It's thin, flimsy standard plastic... I got nothing against it on a phone, but I can't see it as premium.

2. leondarsh

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Good job samsung for keeping this beast under warp...

3. leondarsh

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Please leakers don't ruin the excitement by leaking these type of images...

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Judging from this leaked picture, it will have a higher megapixel camera because of the lens size and big dual LED flash, and not sure what the material it's using, looks kinda like glossy plastic but it also looks kinda like LG's favorite plastic with diamond pattern design. I hope the S5 is really a big change from the S4.

6. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I think it just looks like glossy plastic because of the flash. It's a bit hard to tell because of the potato quality image, but you can see some stitching along the edge of the device, meaning it's the same material as the Note 3.

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Faux leather? Yay...

11. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

They'd be stupid to change the design.

5. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

So this is the *regular* version what Eldar Murtazin twitted. "SGS 5s/5c isnt real names - both S5 with some additional naming. And I dont like "budget" version of SGS5 - is a way too simple" "More advanced S5 coming to market a little bit later. May be a few weeks later. But its real deal, mid tier SGS5 is not"

10. geordie8t1 unregistered

hopefully this their Less premium version. I also hope we get to see both models today. plastic did not bother me on the s2,s3,s4. however i am hoping for a nice design refresh this time around the transition from s3 to s4 was like going from iphone 4s to iphone 5, not a great deal different to look at, they were different but not such a big change, im hoping for a new and exciting design from the premium version of this S5, heres hoping at least. Oh and i want to be able to buy either the 64gb or 32gb on release day, not the way they usually release their models and often not even release the higher capacity model, please have micro usb 3.0 like note 3 as well.

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