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Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE Smartphone Review

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the upgraded model for Galaxy S4, a revised version of its flagship model. So much has been changed compared to the old model, but the faster processor of the S5 + LTE and especially the support of LTE-Advanced (CAT6) should be an incentive to buy the new smartphone.   


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Features and characteristics of Samsung Galaxy S5 
Name & Manufacturer Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G9006V, SM-G9008V)
Important performance data:
CPU (cores, clock) 2.5GHz quad-core (4 cores)
CPU name Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
random access memory 2 GB
internal memory 16GB (via micro SD card expansion)
operating system Android 4.4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz
Display size; resolution 5.1 inch Super AMOLED 1,080 x 1,920 pixels (432 ppi)
Camera (back and front) 16 MP rear / 2.1MP front
Data Transfer:
LTE standards LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 MHz
Support of LTE-Advanced Yes
Support LTE following categories CAT6
Dominated VoLTE Yes
wireless Internet access Yes, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac at 2.4 and 5 GHz
Bluetooth Yes, Version 4.0
other standards GPRS; EDGE; UMTS; HSPA; HSPA+
Other key data:
particularities Dust and water resistant to IP67; Videos in UHD quality (3840 x 2160 pixels), selective focus; Fingerprint sensor; Heart Rate Monitor; voice control
Memory Card | SIM format Micro-SD | Micro-SIM
battery pack 2,800 mAh
Weight; Dimensions (HxWxD) 145 grams; 72.5 x 142 x 8.1 mm
download manual " download manual (PDF, 11.74 MB)
Release September 2014
Available at



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Technical features


Unfortunately, Samsung has turn a stripped down version of the new S5 brought to Europe: While the Korean original model called "S5 LTE-A" with a Quad HD resolution provided, you have to be satisfied with Full HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels). The memory is not also 3, but only 2 gigabytes. For the internal memory, it remains a meager 16 GB which can be expanded via micro SD card by a whopping 128 GB, however.


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Upgraded processor

A speed boost over its predecessor is the new processor: the Samsung Galaxy S5 is equipped the fastest Qualcomm chipset Snapdragon 805 Quad-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz and is also supported by the fast graphics chip Adreno 420th.  


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The Samsung Galaxy S5 could support the LTE-Advanced network. With LTE Cat6, up to 300 Mbit/s download speed is possible in the already-developed cities. Samsung's "download booster" allows for simultaneous data transfer via LTE and Wi-Fi: The booster uses a bundling technology to combine Wi-Fi and LTE together and promises so again much faster data transfers - if that makes any sense. The Galaxy S5 also comes with the version of the Google operating system Android 4.4.4 aka KitKat, which among other things, supporting the upcoming Speech Technology Voice over LTE (VoLTE) with itself.


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Videos and photos in the highest resolution


The camera of the S5  has not changed to the predecessor: 16 megapixel quad-Zoom, selective focus and 360 degree photos are offered here. Videos are available in Ultra-HD with 3,840 x 2,160 pixels and in slow or fast motion. A fingerprint sensor is used to unlock the screen or the ID when shopping. The voice control "S Voice" is also on board as a heart rate monitor and fitness application "S Health". In addition, the S5 is protected against dust and water according to the standard IP67. The battery provides 2800 mAh.


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Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available at many online stores such as If you like it, you can buy it. Here now, there is Huawei Honor 6, which is also LTE Cat6 smartphone. Or if you want to get the latest Samsung smartphone, you can check Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge.    

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