Samsung launched the Galaxy S5

Samsung launched the Galaxy S5

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Now the new top model finally revealed.Samsung Galaxy S4 was among the best-selling phones in the world last year.

Monday evening invited Samsung to the large-scale launch of the all expected to be a new top model in the Galaxy series. The event took place at the Mobile World Congress to be held this week in Barcelona.

5.1 inch waterproof top model

galaxys5_3Samsung Galaxy S5 has a top specification model worthy. And then the dust-and waterproof, which means that it can be sent up to 1 meter of water in untill 30 minutes. Here we see that Samsung follows in Sony’s footsteps with ever more secure water models.

It has a slightly larger 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD resolution of 1920×1080, a four-core processor at 2.5 GHz and 2 GB RAM. It is available with either 16 or 32 GB of onboard storage, but it can also be expanded with a micro-SD cards of up to 128GB.

Most of the new wireless technology is also in place.

It has something called LTE Cat4, which will deliver 150 Mbps downloads and 50 Mbps uploads if your network supports it. There is also WiFi a / b / g / n / ac (MIMO 2×2), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, ANT +, NFC, infrared port and USB 3.0.

Fingerprint reader and Heart Rate Monitors

S5 also has the usual sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope and digital compass, but also a few new ones. An infrared motion sensors, a heart rate monitor and a barometer.

Home button now has a fingerprint reader. We take that as a clear proof that Samsung has grown tired of the Apple iPhone 5S has been alone in this.

– All it takes is a swipe with your finger to make secure payments, said one of Samsung executives during the presentation.

You will also be able to use the sensor to log into certain apps or protect certain settings or files (such as images) on your phone from others, according to Time Techland.

The battery has a capacity of 2.800mAh, and it is as usual replaceable. Thanks to a new power saving feature called Ultra Power Saving Mode should get even more battery life if you need it.galaxys5_2

16 megapixel camera

On the back there is a 16MP camera (up from 13MP with its predecessor), which according to Samsung to Auto Focus 0.3 seconds. On the front there’s a 2MP camera for self portraits.

The operating system is also Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Samsung’s own TouchWiz interface on top. It looks pretty much the same as before, but it made ​​no changes to the design is a little flatter and a little less garish.

Global sales start will be April 11.