It should come as no surprise to anyone that the Galaxy S5 arrives with a 24 hour delay in Brazil, right? Both Samsung and the mobile operators in the country hold the launch until the last minute that to increase the anxiety of users and, of course, the pre-orders of the handset. However, as the worldwide launch happens today, here on AndroidPIT you can see a guide with everything that has been published about the flagship of the South Korean manufacturer. Have you decided on the Galaxy S5?
Undoubtedly, this is one of the most anticipated devices by Android smartphone users in the country and, even though it has already received a stability update before launch, The Galaxy S5 has more relevant features than its predecessor and can be purchased for $ 1,599.00. So if you are a Galaxy S5 enthusiast, you should check out this guide with everything you need to know about your device before you buy it (or not) tomorrow!
Galaxy S5 Hands-On
Samsung introduced the Galaxy S5 during MWC 2014 in Barcelona, ??and with it brought features like the digital sensor, an optimized camera and improved the UI of its skin TouchWiz At the time, we had the opportunity to put our hands on the handset and identify the main features of the current Sammy premium smartphone. Check out the video below hands-on Galaxy S5 and for more information, visit the device test.
Link to video on YouTube.
Galaxy S5 Features
Galaxy S5 digital player, S-Health and heart rate monitor, download accelerator, battery saving mode and other features. The phone offers an overview of everything we have seen in the market and a little more. Here you check out the main software functions of the S5.
Galaxy S5 low power mode
One of the most impressive features of the Galaxy S5 is undoubtedly the fact that the device can hold up to 24 hours at 10% of the battery level. How is this possible? Watch the video below and understand the reasons why low power mode is one of the great differences of this device against the competition:
Watch the video on YouTube
Galaxy S5 comparatives
To know if it is really worth investing in this phone, comparatives are a good option, so we put the Galaxy S5 side by side with its predecessors and even among the competition.
Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4
Is it worth the exchange? My colleague Nico Heister believes that anyone who has an S4 to call his own can skip the current generation and wait for the future Galaxy S6 and its significant improvements, or so start looking at the competition. But what do other readers think of it? Find out in the comparison between Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4.
Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S3
The Galaxy S3 was at the crest of the S2 wave and has certainly placed Samsung in a very privileged position in the global smartphone market. Something the Galaxy S4 left to be desired last year. So, how about seeing if it's really worth exchanging S3 for S5? To do so, check the comparison between these two devices.
Galaxy S5 vs Xperia Z2
During MWC I had the opportunity to test the Galaxy S5 and Xperia Z2. Although both manufacturers remained in the comfort zone, Sony struck me as the company that brought a more compact smartphone to the market in 2014. Find out what my impressions were regarding the differences and the similarities between these two devices.
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S
One of the classic comparisons that could not be missed in this guide is the Galaxy S5 with Apple's flagship. This year, both devices have the same letter and the same number in the name, but the similarities stop with a. Check out who gets the best comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the iPhone 5S.
Galaxy S5 vs Competition
The Galaxy S5 will finally hit national retail, and like every long-awaited device has generated opinions of all kinds. So before you sleep in line at a store to be the first to get your hands on this smartphone, take a look at what Samsung's new flagship has (or doesn't have) against its main competitors.
Galaxy S5 Extra Apps
One thing for sure, Samsung wasted no time in throwing its flagship at all. The manufacturer decided to offer third party applications that would normally be paid as a "gift" to future owners of this device. The curious thing is that the package can reach the value of $ 575 – approximately $ 1270 – if the user purchased it separately. Check out the list of extra Galaxy S5 apps here.
How to turn your Galaxy S4 into S5
Let's say you have read the comparison between these two devices and decided to stick with the Galaxy S4, so be aware that most of the features of the Galaxy S5 can already be added to its predecessor. Using some tools you can turn S4 into S5, click here and find out how to do it.
How to root Galaxy S5
Advanced users will also like to know that the Galaxy S5 root is already available even before launching the device. The developer Chainfire j published the file CF-Auto-Root XDA Developers, through which we can root this device without problems. We have tested the tutorial here on AndroidPIT, check out the explanation of the whole process.
Stay tuned for our Samsung flagship coverage as there are still many features and apps to unravel.
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