Earlier, Samsung announced the Galaxy S5 at MWC 2014 and now today it goes on sale globally. It features a 5.1-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 801/Exynos 5 octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16MP rear camera and 16GB of internal storage. The phone also includes water/dust resistance, fingerprint scanner, and heart-rate sensor. It runs on Android 4.4.2 and includes the company’s Touchwiz customisations.
Commenting on the commercial availability of the Galaxy S5 smartphone and Gear devices, JK Shin, CEO & President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics said,
“The refined design and technological innovation of our new Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear devices are the direct result of Samsung listening carefully to what consumers wanted in the next generation of mobile technology. We carefully crafted each device to offer a sophisticated, superior mobile experience that let consumers stay connected in their own way to focus on what really matters to them.”
Samsung India just mentioned the official price of its latest flagship smartphone the Galaxy S5 and it costs INR 51,500. Would you like to purchase one for yourself or wait for HTC One (M8). At such a huge price, it is worth to upgrade from predecessor ones or other smartphones. Do not forget to check out the comparisons with other smartphones.