The Samsung Galaxy S5 was released with the specs everyone has come to expect from the flagship phones of this generation. A 1080p display, a Snapdragon 801 processor, and nothing too extreme. It’s true that specs are no longer much of a selling point, while design and software are now the main differentiating factors.
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The Samsung Galaxy S5 packs some of the latest hardware available (though the Galaxy S5 LTE-A is a bit better), and its speed shows that. But there’s no doubt in my mind that the S5 has more lag than it should, most likely due to the hardware. ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy S5 display is considered one of the best by many, professionals included. The 5.1-inch, full HD Super AMOLED display is simply gorgeous with beautiful colors and fantastic daylight visibility. It’s a pleasure to use. However, it seems that Samsung ... Read More »
If you ever any doubts about Samsung and Apple’s leadership in smartphone sales so far this year, let them end now. According to a new report of out Counterpoint Technology Market Research, the two companies are still leading the pack when it comes to mobile phone sales, with Samsung making three of the top five best ... Read More »
Samsung has a new flagship out, but older devices haven’t been left behind. In fact, Samsung is now adding some Galaxy S5 features to the older Galaxy Note 3. In the UK, the Galaxy Note 3 is beginning to get an update featuring both Download Booster and KNOX 2.0, both first seen on the Galaxy ... Read More »
We’ve all heard the Band-Aid joke, and we’ve all seen the photos. When the Samsung Galaxy S5 launched, people felt that the back of the Copper Gold version looks like a Band-Aid. It was a funny joke back then, but fanboys took it to such extremes that it became tired just 24 hours later. When you see people posting that ... Read More »
If you’re rocking a carrier-unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5, you may be getting an update sometime this month. While several Nexus and Motorola device have already gotten the Android 4.4.3 update, most other manufacturers are still working on it. That includes Samsung, but according to a leaked document, the company could begin pushing the update very soon.
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It looks like that heart rate monitor on the back of the Samsung Galaxy S5 has more uses than just measuring the beat of your heart. Samsung has updated the S Health app on the S5 with a new feature: the ability to read your stress levels.
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Heads up, Samsung Galaxy S5 owners on T-Mobile, because you’ve got a new software update headed your way.
T-Mobile announced today that it’s now pushing an update to its Galaxy S5 that includes a fix for a bug that would cause intermittent incoming SMS/MMS ... Read More »
Yesterday Samsung announced that the Copper Gold version of its Galaxy S5 will soon arrive on all five major U.S. carriers. Neither Samsung nor any of the operators shared images of their branded gold GS5s at the time, but today a new leak has given us ... Read More »