South Korea-based multinational conglomerate, Samsung Electronics today launched its much awaited Samsung Galaxy S5 in India. Samsung India had organized a press event in The Oberoi Hotel of New Delhi where the launch ceremony took place. Samsung initially introduced the Samsung Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a 5.1-inch FHD Super AMOLED screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution. Running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is powered by an Exynos 5 Octa SoC with a quad-core 2.1GHz processor and a 1.5GHz processor. The smartphone has a 2GB of RAM. It has a 16 MP rear camera and 2.0MP front camera, along with autofocus speed up to 0.3 seconds, and features like advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR), as well as Selective Focus.
“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.
“This sleek and innovative smartphone believes in the importance of an effortless user experience, making your life easy and hassle-free; and, it empowers your life, helping take care of your well-being. At Samsung, we’ll never stop pursuing innovation conceived by people, so we can inspire them in return,” – he added.
Samsung Galaxy S5 – Full Phone Specifications:
Along with it, Samsung also introduced its devices, based on the wearable technologies includes Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo in India. The Samsung Gear Fit has a 1.84-inch Curved Super AMOLED touchscreen display. It helps consumers to be up to date with instant notifications from their Galaxy smartphones with several activities they perform such as incoming calls, emails, SMS, alarm, S-planner on the move.
Samsung Gear Fit – Product Specifications:
The Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo features 1.63-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display and offers users enhanced connectivity experience.
Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo – Product Specifications:
Price and availability:
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is likely to priced between Rs. 51,000 and Rs. 53.000. Galaxy Gear 2 is priced is priced at Rs. 21,900, and both Galaxy Gear 2 Neo and Galaxy Gear Fit will have a price tag of Rs. 15,900 each. All these devices will be available to purchase through Samsung’s retail stores and e-commerce sites by April 11, 2014.