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Hands on with the Samsung GALAXY S5

Jul 14, 2014

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Samsung’s flagship GALAXY S5 is a natural evolution for the GALAXY line, but not an insignificant one. Powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801 processor, the GALAXY S5 is designed to handle the most demanding consumer software with ease.

The GALAXY S5 instead devotes its capabilities to providing a unique experience. With the updated, streamlined TouchWiz UI, Samsung has developed a fluid experience that enhances its three main evolutions: the killer display, great battery life, and its 16 MP camera.

It seems that overall, the mobile industry experts are thrilled with the latest version of Android’s most popular smartphone line:

“Samsung's Galaxy S5 excels at everything that matters — Android 4.4 KitKat OS; a bright, beautiful display; blistering quad-core processor; and an excellent camera experience.” — CNet

“The S5's 5.1-inch, 1080p AMOLED display is simply gorgeous… The screen has near-perfect viewing angles, gorgeous color reproduction, and appears almost to be perched above the phone, games and movies leaping out toward me.” — The Verge

“On the inside, Samsung delivers a predictably impressive laundry list of top-level smartphone hardware. Most Galaxy S5s sold in the West sport a Snapdragon 801 CPU — the fastest 2.5GHz MSM9874AC variant, for those keeping track.” — Android Central

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