Samsung S5 and other Mobile World Congress soothsayings
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is an anticipated follow-up to the what the manufacturer toted as "The Next Best Thing" for months. While it's not a Samsung Galaxy S4 killer, it does offer a few fresh high-end features to set it apart from the rest.
Amongst the notable new perks are a fingerprint scanner and new dashboard with heart-rate monitor. The improved camera also boasts some new tricks, like HDR video and selective focusing..
What do you think? Are the S4 and S5 more similar than they look? Is the S5 a worthy predecessor to Samsung's last biggest thing? Check out the specs and let us know what you think in the comments.
|Samsung Galaxy S5||Samsung Galaxy S4|
|Operating system||Android 4.4 KitKat||Android 4.2.2|
|Dimensions||5.6 x 2.85 x 0.32 ; 5.1 ounces||5.38 x 2.71 x 0.31 in.; 4.6 ounces|
|Weight||5.1 ounces||4.6 ounces|
|Display||5.1-inch 1080p HD AMOLED display||5-inch full HD Super AMOLED; 1,920x1,080 pixels, 441ppi|
|Rear camera and recording||16-megapixel, 1080 HD video||13-megapixel, 1080p HD video|
|Processor||2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 chipset||1.9GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 (U.S. version); or proprietary 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 5 Octa|
|Capacity||16GB, 32GB||16GB, 32GB, 64GB|
|Expandable memory||Up to 126GB||Up to 64GB|
|Price||n/a||AT&T: $199, 16GB with contract; T-Mobile: $149.99 down plus $20/month for 24 months; U.S. Cellular: $199, 16GB with contract; Sprint: $249, 16GB, new customers get it for $149; all other carriers TBA|
|Carriers||AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, MetroPCS and U.S. Cellular||AT&T, Cricket, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon|
|Available colors||Charcoal black, shimmery white, electric blue, copper cold. Depends on regions and launch markets.||Black, white|