Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 in India

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Thrusday 27th March 2014 – New Delhi

Samsung on Thursday announced its plans for India launch of Galaxy S5, the company’s flagship Android phone. Samsung said the price of Galaxy S5 will be between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000. It will be available in the market from April 11, though consumers can already pre-order it through the Samsung India online store or select retailers in eight cities by paying Rs 1500.

Samsung said that more information on pre-ordering of Galaxy S5 will be made available to consumers through Galaxy 5 advertisements which will start appearing soon.

In India, the Galaxy S5 will be available in four colours – black, white, blue and gold.

“The Galaxy S5 is yet another great proof point of people-inspired innovation. Designed to be both effortlessly smart and intuitively simple, the Galaxy S5 has been created to maximize consumer benefits by integrating superior hardware with enhanced smartphone usability and an iconic design,” said Vineet Taneja, country head, IT & mobile division at Samsung India.

Galaxy S5 is a high-end phone and as such packs in the premium hardware. Its Exynos processor runs four high-performance cores at 1.9GHz while the low-power cores run at 1.3GHz. The device has 16/32GB internal storage with support for an up to 64GB microSD card. The phone has a 5.1-inch SuperAMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16MP primary camera, 2MP front camera and 2GB RAM. It is powered by Android 4.4.2, which is the latest version of the OS. The device has a 2800mAh battery.

The three key features in Galaxy S5 are finger-print scanner, a heart-rate sensor and the new body that is water and dust proof. In the market, Galaxy S5 will go against the next generation of top end smartphones from Sony, LG, HTC and Apple. HTC has announced HTC One M8, which is likely to launch in April in India. LG will come out with G3 in the coming months while Sony will launch Xperia Z2.

To know more visit Samsung S5 Home page.

Article Courtsey : – TOI

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