Published on April 13th, 2014 | by Abdullah Sulehri0
Samsung Galaxy S5 Launched in Pakistan
A launch event was held on 11th April 2014 at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore in which Samsung & Ufone announced the co-launch of Galaxy S5 in Pakistan. A brief presentation was given by Samsung representative in which he explained few features of this latest Samsung flagship Smartphone, followed by a short Q & A session in which some journalists asked critical questions about innovation in features which were badly answered by representatives. Samsung Galaxy S5 devices were made available for use during the event. Hi-tea was served after completion of Q & A session.
Samsung Galaxy S5 has an impressive design, it has 5.1” 16M-color 1080p Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen which is approximately same as its predecessor Galaxy S4. It do not have dedicated camera key, volume control key is used to capture photo/video when camera is turned on. Its faux leather back cover is removeable and makes it easy to grip the phone. Its body design is much better than previous Galaxy Smartphones and also IP67 certificated for dust and water resistance. Still build quality is not up to the mark as a high end flagship Samsung smartphone.
It has Android OS v4.4 Kit Kat with TouchWiz UI which is latest Android OS. It is powered by 2.5 GHz Quad-core processor and 2GB RAM. It has a powerful 16 MP ISOCELL camera with phase-detect autofocus, 1/2.6″ 16:9 sensor and LED flash which is capable of 2160p video recording @ 30fps, 1080p @ 60fps, 720p @ 120fps and HDR video recording. It has a 2MP front-facing camera which is capable of 1080p video recording.
Other key features are:
• 16GB/32GB of built-in storage
• Bluetooth v4.0
• microSD card slot
• microUSB 3.0 port with USB host and MHL 2.0; Backwards compatibility with microUSB 2.0
• Bluetooth v4.0
• Fingerprint scanner with PayPal payments support and private mode access
• IR port for remote control functionality
• Standard 3.5 mm audio jacks
• Accelerometer and proximity sensor
• Barometer, thermometer, hygroscope
• Heart-rate monitor
• IR gesture sensor for Air gestures
• Smart gestures: Smart stay, Smart pause, Smart scroll
• 2800mAh long life battery
• Price 75000 PKR