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Samsung Galaxy S5

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Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - U.S. Cellular

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Design
Device typeSmart phone  
OSAndroid (6.0, 5.1, 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), TouchWiz UI  
Form factorCandybar  
Dimensions5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)  
Weight5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (155 g)
  
MaterialsMain body: Plastic  
FeaturesFingerprint (swipe), Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers  
KeysLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key  
RuggedWater, Dust resistant  
IP certified

IP certified - The IP code indicates the degree of protection against dust and water. The first number represents dust protection, while the second represents water protection. In IP67, for example, 6 means a completely dust-tight device, while 7 means the device can stay immersed in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes. In IP68, a higher level of water protection is expected, but exact numbers aren't specified: both depth and continuance are specified by the manufacturer on per device basis.

IP 67  
ColorsBlack, Gold, Blue, White  
Display
Physical size5.1 inches  
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels  
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

432 ppi  
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLED  
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

69.76 %  
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touch  
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor  
Camera
Camera16 megapixels  
FlashLED  
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2  
Focal length (35mm equivalent)

Focal length (35mm equivalent) - The lower (shorter) the focal length number, the wider the shot will be. Conversely, longer focal length cameras produce narrower frames, which can be used for telephoto (zoomed-in) purposes.

31 mm  
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

1/2.6"  
Pixel size

Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

1.12 μm  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus (Phase detection), Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)  
Software FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging  
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects  
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)  
Recording formatMPEG4, H.264  
FeaturesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing  
Front-facing camera2.1 megapixels  
Video capture1920x1080 (1080p HD)  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC  
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400  
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Adreno 330  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2 GB RAM (Dual-channel) / LPDDR3  
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

32 GB  
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB  
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

2800 mAh  
TypeUser replaceable, Li - Ion  
Wireless chargingOptional  
Talk time21.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1190 min)
  
Stand-by time16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 19 days (463 h)
  
Talk time (3G)21.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1071 min)
  
Music playback67.00 hours  
Video playback13.00 hours  
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Multimedia
Screen mirroringMHL  
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists  
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback  
Supported formatsMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI  
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, Flash Video, MKV, WebM  
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
Headphones connector3.5mm  
Additional microphone(s)for Noise cancellation, Video recording  
Internet browsing
BrowserGoogle Chrome  
supportsHTML, HTML5  
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
LTE (FDD)Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20  
DataLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS  
2G DataEDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A  
Micro SIMYes  
VoLTEYes  
Global RoamingYes  
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter  
NotificationsService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone  
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID  
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Health management  
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input  
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail  
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google Talk, ChatON  
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording  
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0  
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol, Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol, Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile, Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)  
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band  
Dual antennas, MIMO  
Mobile hotspotYes  
Wi-Fi DirectYes  
USBUSB 3.0  
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging  
HDMIvia microUSB  
Charging connectormicroUSB  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation  
OtherNFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync  
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 2014  

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