Some Samsung Galaxy S5 specs reportedly confirmed. New Galaxy S5 Mini and S5 Zoom might join the flagship

Some Samsung Galaxy S5 specs reportedly confirmed. New Galaxy S5 Mini and S5 Zoom might join the flagship
Is Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 going to be announced in March? We can’t know for sure, but, according to a recent report, the South Korean company does indeed plan to unveil its new flagship Android smartphone in mid-March. Until then, it appears that some specs of the S5 have been confirmed.

SamMobile received word from an “insider” that the Galaxy S5 would come with a Quad HD (1,440 x 2,560 pixels) display - just as previously rumored. The screen will likely measure 5.25 inches. On the back, the S5 will reportedly have a 16MP camera (perhaps with optical image stabilization, but that's not confirmed). As in the case of older Galaxies, two processors will be used for the Galaxy S5, depending on model: a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, and an eight-core Samsung Exynos 6.

Design-wise, the Galaxy S5 should have a plastic version, as well as a metal version. SamMobile is a Dutch website, so it revealed the prices of both versions in Euro: around €650 for the plastic one, and around €800 for the metal handset. In the US, we assume the prices will be around $650 and around $800, respectively.

Naturally, the Galaxy S5 should run Android 4.4 KitKat, but it’s not clear if Samsung’s new Magazine UX will be on top of it (probably yes). The amount of RAM, internal memory, battery, the presence or absence of a fingerprint scanner - all these are still mysteries for now.

In addition to launching the Galaxy S5, it’s said that Samsung prepares the release of a Galaxy S5 Mini and a Galaxy S5 Zoom. Yep, it looks like the South Korean company is sticking to its S4 strategy from last year, when we had an S4 Mini and an S4 Zoom. Both the S5 Mini and S5 Zoom should run Android 4.4 KitKat, featuring Super AMOLED displays (unknown size and resolution). The S5 Mini could be announced in May, while the camera-centric S5 Zoom might be introduced in June.

As always, although “confirmed” was used in this post, nothing is truly confirmed until a product is officially announced. So things may change. We'll definitely let you know when (and if) they do.

source: SamMobile

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62 Comments

1. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Man, display sizes just keep getting bigger and bigger.

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

And iPhone is getting taller and taller. Just sayin.

10. AciMars

Posts: 24; Member since: Jul 04, 2013

iphone just one changing screen to make aspect ratio to 16:9. Just........ how many st*pid people saying future phone getting "taller and taller"

24. Mxyzptlk unregistered

He's trolling.

27. Extradite

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

Mxzy and ExperiaDroid, why don't you 2 both getalong....?

34. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

An Apple fanboy troll and a normal Android user tech lover will never getalong.

36. Extradite

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

Hey Experia, Mxzy has calmed down from befor. Iv'e read quite a few posts from Mxzy and he was being honest and truthfull, and not being biased at all.... He surely deserves the credit. I hardly ever use to thumb him up, but lately Mxzy is ok know..

42. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

He will be unbiased for just a few times, and after that he will change back to an annoying Apple clown. If you say something bad about Apple, he will get butthurt and call you a troll. Better not take him seriously, really. Many of us here know Mxy is one of the biggest troll in PA. His knees must be really sore. I wonder how much does Apple pay him for trolling in articles.

48. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Pretty much your entire comment can be applied to yourself right now.

57. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I couldn't agree more.

49. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Notice how he doesn't call himself an Android fanboy even though he has an Android avatar eating an apple.

50. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And notice how he's the first one to bring up the iPhone.

13. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Yet it's still the best selling phone in the world.

17. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

True that, but it's getting taller and taller.

21. plary122

Posts: 33; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

You're saying it like it's a bad thing. Plus the iPhone changed it's design only once. Just sayin'.

23. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Don't worry, his routine is getting staler and staler.

26. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

just like the ijunk

30. Extradite

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

Why the hate jacko1977 ....?

33. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Okay, whatever you say, Apple fanboy.

28. Extradite

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

True, but i hope the iP6 will not get any taller, cause it's a nice looking device, and looks much better than iP4. The iP5 should have less bezels on the top and the bottom, so it would've looked less taller.

43. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

You lost all credibility when you supported Mxy dude just saying...

46. Extradite

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

Come on Whoyton, Mxzy is ok sometimes, give the guy the credit. It's the Fandroids that kick of iOs and Wp usersso much by insulting them and degrading them orelse i don't see iUsers and Wp users kicking of for no reasons. Yes Mxzy is a Apple fan, but sometimes he is unbiased and normall I support honest and truthfull wise posts, not "Fanboys"

61. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

at least windows phone users still have some microsoft usability in their phones. like when i had a samsung omnia, it was suposed to be an iphone KILLER, but it didnt have enough ram and the lack of DEVELOPER side murderd it in the crib. but at least its camera was Still better than the iphones at the time. Iphones are jus TOYS!!!! they dont DO anything, save the camera! y cant users like Mxzy understand this??? using a GS2 runing 4.1.2 unrooted on sprint Wimax in Socal, so YES i have service

9. majp89

Posts: 182; Member since: Jun 18, 2013

Fortunately, there's the Z1 Compact, but whether or not it will be released on any of the major US carriers is to be disclosed.

14. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Well if the article PA posted is any indication as to what Sony has planned for the US, then I think you will see it in the near future. Or newer better Sony devices on more major US carriers besides T-Mobile. How else are they going sell 80 millions devices by 2015 in the US?

37. nokia12

Posts: 610; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

80 million worldwide not USA .. but yes they have Changed their stratergy and will likely offer on more carriers this year..

18. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Galaxy S5 Mini 4.8 inch 1080p display! XD

32. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

lol, 4.8 inch screen , a mini? that is crazy - my wife has the s3 mini and - same size as an iphone 5...

59. Adithya7184

Posts: 322; Member since: Mar 05, 2011

lol....ha ha ha

40. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

And gets better and better. Love the higher resolution

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