We have already heard a lot of rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S5, but one can’t absolutely be sure about the rumors until an official announcement is made by the company. We know that Samsung’s flagship Galaxy lineup touts large displays, a drawback of which is difficulty in using the product with just one hand. Apparently the Galaxy S5 will offer improve one hand usage function, letting users choose where on the display they want to use the function, which lets them launch apps, see a list of favorite calls as well as access notifications. Samsung has already been awarded a patent for this function in Korea.
Moreover, Samsung has also been awarded patents pertaining to the design of the new interface of a music application. The new interface seems to be deeply integrated with social media, from the looks of it, the app itself is called “Friends Music.” Samsung has made no secret of its quest to improve software on its mobile devices, so this could very well be a practical implementation of that. Recently screenshots of the alleged Galaxy S5 user interface have also leaked online, hinting at a radically different user experience as opposed to the existing TouchWiz interface on the company’s mobile devices. It remains to be seen though if any of this makes it to the actual smartphone, which according to recent reports, is due to be unveiled on February 23rd. [Images via GalaxyClub]
|Key Specs||Galaxy S5|
|Processor/Soc Name||Snapdragon 801, 2.5 GHz|
|Max. Total Storage Capacity||160 GB|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||2800 mAh|
|Complete product data||Samsung Galaxy S5 Full specs|