Upscale S5 Prime might end up as Samsung Galaxy F, leaked render suggests a brushed metal chassis

That renowned dripping faucet @evleaks has posted an image of the rumored premium Samsung Galaxy F flagship, known mostly as the Galaxy S5 Prime. What we see in the render is the dotted front that is typical for Samsung's gear this season, as well as what looks like a brushed metal back.

Other than that, the general shape of the chassis, and the heart rate sensor on the back reek of the Galaxy S5's design. By now we've heard numerous times already that Samsung is preparing a "luxury" F series offshoot, which will sport premium specs and design materials, and cost more. Its flagship representative has mostly been labeled Galaxy S5 Prime during its trip through the rumor mill, but also known as Samsung KQ, and even as the Galaxy F - that same name that @evleaks is referring to today. This might end up to be the real title of the upscale handset, seeing that Samsung has apparently begun to stray away from naming everything within the S line. The S4 Zoom cameraphone successor, for instance, was not called not S5 Zoom, as previously thought, but K zoom, so a new F series could warrant a Galaxy F flagship indeed.

The "F" supposedly stands for "fashion," as the phone is speculated to feature chassis with abundant metal elements, unlike the plastic Galaxy S5. The same company that does the aluminum unibody designs for HTC's flagships, and Apple's iPad mini franchise, was allegedly tasked with producing the body of the Galaxy F not long ago. The rest of the rumored specs are no less breathtaking - a 5.2" Quad HD Super AMOLED display panel, Snapdragon 805 processor, 3 GB of RAM, and a 16 MP camera on the back with optical image stabilization. We cross fingers that all those rumors turn out to be true, as speculation points to an announcement by the end of this month, and launch in July, so that the Galaxy F can be a direct competition to the LG G3, and its own Quad HD display panel.

source: @evleaks

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62 Comments

1. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

No change on design...only change on material they used...

4. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

I'm sorry... you're blind. If you're not, look again please.

6. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

looks like metal grand 2 lol

20. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Oh wait im sorry....so whats the difference?ah oh wait, they differ on the sensors placement...wow its a big change! Congrats samsung...lol

37. district11

Posts: 126; Member since: Apr 17, 2011

So you are blind.

43. T.Law

Posts: 423; Member since: May 10, 2014

more like biased

9. rehanmustafa90

Posts: 11; Member since: May 13, 2014

this is not an actual galaxy s5 prime (or F) picture, its just a rumour

19. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

True. But the G3 render Evleaks leaked was also just a "rumor" until it was announced: They have a pretty high accuracy rate. Looks realistic too.

30. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

and there it is folks, a premium feel of ugliness.. :) they need to change their desing language, the front of the phone are totally boring. they are all the same! from cheap to expensive, they all look the same! now don't argue with me that iphone didn't change their design as well, but atleast they have just one phone not samsung with variety of phones that all looks the same! same ugliness!

57. wildfiregt

Posts: 179; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

So a phone is beautiful until they release other variants ? dat logic

62. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

So what do you suggest them to change genious? Did you take a look at HTC M7 and M8? You will complain about bezels. Sony front speaker too? Complain about bezels. G3? Still similar too all the others with less bezels. Having a big screen and either on screen buttons or capacitive is the only choice here. Its also the best design. If you want something different then go back to old phones with buttons or go S5 Active with buttons. You are just complaining for the sake of it. And its an incredible stupid complain too.

2. ibrahem7731

Posts: 44; Member since: Dec 17, 2013

I liked the design of the older leaks which shows the rounded back and thin bezel

3. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Wow! This phone looks sweet! Keep it up Samsung!

24. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Seriously?! Are you in your senses?

45. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You know people have different opinions than you, right?

50. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

He is looking at in ads....

5. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This look much nicer, I'm ready to pay up

7. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

I wish samsung change the design language of galaxy series. I have no problem with plastic material as long as its well machined. other thing is new ui they have been using same ui since s3 and its getting kinda boring. I would buy a samsung phone with totally new design and new clean ui.

51. 3rdDegree

Posts: 218; Member since: Jul 13, 2013

To be fair the update to TouchWiz was quite the overhaul. They do, however, need to change the name because TouchWiz is such a boring name.

55. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

they have to do something lg or apple did bfore

8. LGisgood

Posts: 833; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

ATLEAST THE DESIGN LOOKS BETTER THAN S5! BUT LGG3 FOR ME!

11. wilsong17 unregistered

Why are you here than

38. 3rdDegree

Posts: 218; Member since: Jul 13, 2013

To crash the party! LG FTW! PS, LG have designers and engineers. I don't think Samsung have either.

48. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

Samsung has all the money unfortunately..

56. HansGoneInsane unregistered

Nope. Apple has all the money. Samsung gains the crumbs Apple leaves for the rest. Samsung's profits are decreasing while Apple's profits are increasing. Strangewise, it is the exact opposite when it comes to Market Share.

59. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

For me apple never exist..

10. gabrielvoica

Posts: 67; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

in other words....they give consumers what Htc or Sony is giving for years at double the price...because it's "premium"... just like Apple...i love marketing...

13. wilsong17 unregistered

I'm sorry but us going to have new processor new HD screen new camera and water dust proof... wat else do you want

33. DillWeed

Posts: 150; Member since: Mar 14, 2014

805 will feel slower then 801 when it's running 2k. Z2 and S5 are already waterproof and the plastic body of the s5 will make sure that it stays that way. A dent in the wrong place will break waterproofing. And there are going to be a lot of denting considering how slippery metal is.

12. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

s5 is not really all that anymore G3 IS MORE and once its release globally its gonna sell.this company is just trying all that it can..

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