Samsung Galaxy S5 is Samsung’s new flagship smartphone and successor to the Galaxy S4. It is not as ground breaking as anticipated, but still comes with enough new features to entice consumers. The Samsung Galaxy S5 features a fingerprint reader for unlocking and authenticating PayPal payments. It also features a larger display, a better camera, is dust and water proof and incorporates heart rate and fitness tracking. Samsung Galaxy S5 price in Nigeria, it’s features and full specifications will be written in this article.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Key Specs
• 5.1 inches Super AMOLED display
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor
• 2GB of RAM
• 16GB or 32GB built-in storage
• 16MP (megapixels) rear camera
• 2MP (megapixels) front camera
• 2,800 mAh battery
• IP67 water and dust resistant
• Qi/PMA wireless charging support
Design and Body
Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in a full plastic body which is durable and on the front, we have Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protecting the screen. The phone has a depth of 8.1 mm and weighs 143 grams, so holding it your hands is no ish. The phone is IP67 certified so it is water and dust resistant and can survive in 1m deep water for 30 minutes. The phone is very durable considering the high quality build material used.
Samsung Galaxy S5 sports a 5.1 inches Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and an amazing 432 pixels per inch density. There were rumours that it would have a super clear resolution but it’s just 1080p. The display is still sharp and crisp and trust me you’ll enjoy watching movies and playing games with it.
Processor and Memory
Samsung Galaxy S5 is powered by the flagship grade quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC which clocks at 2.5 GHz coupled with Adreno 330 GPU for gaming and graphics related activities. The Galaxy S5 comes with 2GB of RAM and either 16GB or 32GB built-in storage. If you have more money to spare I’ll recommend you get the 32GB variant so you’ll have more storage space.
Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a 16MP standard rear camera coupled with a LED flash and it can take HDR and panorama shots. The rear camera can record 4K videos at 30 fps.
On the front, we have a 2MP front camera which takes high resolution selfies shots. The front camera can record 1080p HD videos at 30 frames per second.
Network and Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with support for 2G, 3G and 4G LTE network in it. The LTE network gives you access to fast blazing internet speeds of up to 150 Mbps. It comes with support for the following 4G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20.
It comes with Bluetooth 4.0, dual band WiFi 5, WiFi Direct, NFC, GPS, infrared port and WiFi hotspot. It comes with micro USB 3.0 port with MHL 2.1 TV out.
Battery and Charging
Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a 2,800 mAh battery which is removable. It has support for Qi/PMA wireless charging (it is only available in some markets). It charges either wirelessly or via the micro USB port.
Samsung Galaxy S5 runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat and is upgradeable to Android 6.0 with TouchWiz skin on top.
Samsung Galaxy S5 price in Nigeria starts ranging from 39,999 Naira to 59,999 Naira depending on who you buy from. This price is updated as at January, 2020.
Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a front mounted fingerprint sensor which is on the home button. It was rumored to come with an iris scanner but there’s none on the phone but the fingerprint sensor will do well.