Samsung held a massive event yesterday evening where it announced, at its so called "UNPACK5" event the Samsung Galaxy S5. Still following the design-tradition of the Galaxy S-range, you either love it or hate it, the fifth generation of the Galaxy S was said to be designed for what matters most to consumers. The new Galaxy S5 offers consumers a refined experience with innovation of essential features for day-to-day use. The Galaxy S5 combines an advanced camera, fast LTE network connectivity, dedicated fitness tools and enhanced device protection features as consumers stay fit and connected in style. Capturing and saving precious memories is one of the most important smartphone features today.
The new Galaxy S5 offers superior camera functionality, featuring a 16 megapixel camera with an enhanced menu and user interface that allow consumers to effortlessly take, edit and share photos. The Galaxy S5 is said to offer the world's fastest autofocus speed up to 0.3 seconds and the advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR), reproduce natural light and color with striking intensity at any circumstances. Also new Selective Focus feature allows users to focus on a specific area of an object while simultaneously blurring out the background. With this capability, consumers no longer need a special lens kit to create a shallow depth of field (DOF) effect.
The Galaxy S5 offers the most advanced LTE experience and WiFi performance available on Samsung devices today; by featuring CAT4 with up to 150 Mbps downstream, ensuring blazing fast data speeds for unrivaled media consumption and productivity. The Galaxy S5 supports the fifth generation WiFi 802.11ac and 2X2 MIMO, and supporting the large number of LTE frequency. For consumers seeking an even faster connection, the Galaxy S5 now features Download Booster, an innovative WiFi technology for boosting data speed by bonding WiFi and LTE simultaneously. No matter where a consumer is, the Galaxy S5 will help ensure they have the fastest available connection.
With the enhanced S Health 3.0, the new Galaxy S5 offers more tools to help people stay fit and well. It provides a comprehensive personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior, along with additional tools including a pedometer, diet and exercise records, and a new, built-in heart rate monitor. Galaxy S5 users can further customize their experience with an enriched third party app ecosystem and the ability to pair with next generation Gear products for real-time fitness coaching.
The Galaxy S5 blends iconic Samsung design with modern trends to appeal to a range of consumer tastes and interests. The Galaxy S5 features a perforated pattern on the back cover creating a modern glam look. Its new sleek, contoured shape comes in an array of vivid colors, including charcoal Black, shimmery White, electric Blue and copper Gold, to complement the style of the individual consumer.
The Galaxy S5 is IP67 dust and water resistant. It also offers a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature and a seamless and safe mobile payment experience to consumers. The Ultra Power Saving Mode turns the display to black and white, and shuts down all unnecessary features to minimize the battery consumption.
The device will be available globally through Samsung's retail channels, e-commerce and carriers on April.
Cheers ~ Arne