Video: new Sony Xperia Z2 and Samsung Galaxy S5 concepts will leave you wanting for more

Video: new Sony Xperia Z2 and Samsung Galaxy S5 concepts will leave you wanting for more
Both Sony and Samsung will likely unveil their next-gen flagship Android smartphones pretty soon. We’re all assuming that they’d be called Xperia Z2 and Galaxy S5, respectively, although Sony and Samsung might surprise us with different names. Regardless of that, the two handsets will definitely be direct competitors in the high-end segment of the market.

We’ve already seen concept designs showing the Galaxy S5 and the Xperia Z2, but there are new ones out there that are definitely worth a look.

First, let’s see the latest Samsung Galaxy S5 concept, made by T3 (in 3D, no less). In T3’s vision, the S5 won’t be a radical departure from the Galaxy S4. However, they’re expecting it to have an aluminum body, and very thin bezels around the (rumored) 5-inch Quad HD display. They’ve put Samsung’s new Magazine UX (officially revealed on the Galaxy TabPRO and Galaxy NotePRO) on the S5 - and that does look good. Check it out in the video embedded below.



As for the new Sony Xperia Z2 concept, this was made by Jermaine Smit. He's hoping the smartphone will have a 5.2-inch display, a "wrap-around-screen message indicator", 3GB of RAM, a 23MP rear camera, a 2.5MP front-facing camera, and an ultra-thin body. You can see the Z2 concept in the video and photos below.




We’re not sure which of the upcoming smartphones will be announced first. But we’ll certainly let you know when we find out. Anyway, assuming that both handsets will be similar to these new concepts, which one would you rather get?

sources: T3, Jermaine Smit

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Samsung TouchWiz UI
Xperia Z2
  • Display 5.2 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera)
    2.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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71 Comments

65. silver

Posts: 22; Member since: Aug 02, 2012

the GS5 look awesome but It's just a dream

64. GMS85

Posts: 217; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Not a Sammy Fan, but this render looks sweeeeet!, I can not wait for the Z2 what has to offer, I will buy both of them, just to see the net results.! :)

56. TMach unregistered

Interesting concepts! Looking forward to seeing what these two bring! As for iP6, it has to be a total game changer for me to even raise an eyebrow! Let's all wait and see what 2014 brings. G3 could also be interesting.......

44. GeekMovement unregistered

Those are some great concepts. I think these two phones are the ones I'm most excited for this year aside from the next Galaxy Note.

39. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Please... anything but a plastic casing

37. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

S5: Too huge bezels, love the thin aluminium design, something is wrong about the camera, maybe they should make the glass cover a little smaller .... Xperia Z2: Beautiful, but not enough to sell like Apple and Samsung.

43. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

even an ugly samsung device sells. sony just needs to fix their display, replace their stupid promo wallpaper, and optimize for better battery life

26. darkkjedii

Posts: 31807; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Show concepts of the only 3 phones that matter. The next iPhone, gs5, and note 4. 33% + 33% + 33% of the pie.

30. Feanor

Posts: 1450; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

oh, I made a polite reply to your comment No 14, but for this one, I wish they still had the good old thumbs down... Are you posting, only to post something?

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 31807; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

When it comes to sales, innovation, setting trends, being household names, being synonymous with being the mobile leaders, and being the ones people line up and wait for, name me 3 other phons that matter more. In fact name me one. Only the HTC M8 can be mentioned, and it matters way less than those 3, and I never post just to post. I'm am the jedii dude. I'm waiting bro...

33. Feanor

Posts: 1450; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Hahaha, Dark Jed, I think both you and me are having very boring Sundays, sitting here and arguing over smartphones. :-))) Respect for your opinion though. Peace

35. darkkjedii

Posts: 31807; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm on vacation for two weeks, looking forward to boring relaxing days bro lol. Peace man, glad to see you don't get all bent outta shape over good old fashioned tech talk. Post #32 stop hating.

32. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Look at the number of his posts and you'll get your answer.

60. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

what about the other 1 percent?

62. Kaiser2007

Posts: 173; Member since: Nov 16, 2013

You believe what he said about 3x33% ? LOL.

23. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

is that a camera or a black hole? LOL

21. alrightihatepickingusernames

Posts: 474; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

The Z2 doesn't seem that far off, although it definitely won't have a "Rap around screen message indicator" and I doubt it will have a wrap around screen message indicator. And hopefully the flagships won't be using Snapdragon 800s... That's what we saw in 2013, let's see something new.

12. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Reminds me of my Lumia Windows Phone home screen.

15. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

how??

34. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Me too actually, but the way Samsung designs it, it just looks better, those are even more alive then live tiles from Windows Phone, i think something is missing in the Windows Phone design language .... Don't shoot me, i'm just a regulair Windows Phone user who's tired of the lazy slow Microsoft ;-)

36. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Lol same bro join the club ;)

38. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

I disagree, with Windows Phone I can rearrange my Tiles to look many different ways, it's gorgeous, with Magazine UX it looks washed out and more like a weak imitation, they prob would get sued by MS.

54. rangaha

Posts: 86; Member since: Dec 05, 2013

right, they'll get sued for what they had since galaxy s2.

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31807; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Hopefully the s5 DOES NOT look like that. Ewww!!! Couldn't care less about sony though.

13. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

And why is that you couldn't care less about Sony?

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 31807; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Not required to answer you dude.

17. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

You're right. But that suggests that you don't have any reason to not to care about Sony. So in other words it suggests that you're a blind hater of Sony.

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 31807; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

See post #14, you'll say see post #17, so after that...see post #14 then go away.

20. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Ummmmmmmmmmmmm.....OK

22. alrightihatepickingusernames

Posts: 474; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

I value his opinion even less now.

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