South Korean smartphone specialist Samsung, today announced the 4G LTE variant of the Galaxy S5 smartphone (3G variant model was launched in April with a price is Rs 51,500) in India with a price Rs 53,500. In a statement, the company stated that it will be available in the markets in India from July 20.
Mr. Asim Warsi, Vice President (Marketing, Mobile & IT), Samsung India, said, “We are excited to introduce our first 4G variant of the Galaxy S5 in India with a powerful processor, stunning display and faster connectivity for an unmatched user experience. We expect the 4G version to catch the imagination of technology enthusiasts and professionals, who demand superior smartphones for their heavy multimedia content consumption.”
In a statement the firm says that, the Samsung and Airtel have an exclusive tie-up and are making a special data offer to Samsung Galaxy S5 4G customers. All existing and new Airtel 4G subscribers will get 5GB of 4G data/month free for two months.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 4G Lte includes a fingerprint scanner on the home button, a heart rate sensor placed near the 16-megapixel rear camera, and the IP67 certification that makes it dust and water-resistant.
The Galaxy S5 4G Lte sports a 5.1-inches Capacitive Touchscreen display with 1080×1920 pixels of resolution. It is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor, which is clocked at 2.5GHz of speed, alongside 2 GB of RAM. It comes with 16 GB of internal storage, can be upgraded with up to 128 GB of an external microSD card.
The handset houses a 16 mega-pixels rear camera with flash, and also has a 2 MP frontal camera on-board. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 4G Lte varint runs on Google Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS out of the box, with company’s TouchWiz UI.
Measuring 142.00 x 72.50 x 8.10, Galaxy S5 Lte weight is 145 gm, and backed by a 2800mAH battery.
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac, GPS, Bluetooth v 4, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, Micro-USB, FM radio and single SIM (4G) are main connectivity options in 4G Lte variant.
The device boasts Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity, Accelerometer, Ambient, Gyroscope and Barometer sensors.
The main features and specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5 4G LTE :
- Display : 5.10″, 1080×1920 pixels
- Processor : 2.5GHz
- Camera : 2-megapixel / 16-megapixel
- RAM : 2GB
- ROM : 16 GB
- Operating System : Android 4.4.2
- Battery capacity : 2800mAh