• 5.1" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 801 SoC
    32GB/16GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/2.4 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2800 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S5 phone has a 5.1-inch (1920x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 2MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2800 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 801 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy S5 (2014), Price: 228 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 31mm 16-MP f/2.4 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
  • Snapdragon 801 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB/16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery2800 mAh
DesignIP67, 145g (5.1oz), 142x72x8 mm (5.59 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$228
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"
Display/Body Ratio70.1%
Sharpness (PPI)432 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 31mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2800 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Removable
Talk Time21 hours
Music Playback Time67 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 801
Processor ModelMSM8974AC
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size128GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.2
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB 3.0
Connector Features
  • MHL
SAR US Head1.2 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.58 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.56 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.41 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia Features
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Galaxy S5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much is the Galaxy S5?

The last time we checked, the Galaxy S5 was retailing at around $228 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Samsung Galaxy S5 waterproof?

Yes. Our data confirms that the Galaxy S5 is IP67-certified as water-resistant. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy S5 Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy S5 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it could be different in Asian markets. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy S5 4K?

No, the Galaxy S5 resolution of (1920x1080) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is typically defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are a few more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy S5 have Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy S5 does not feature Wireless Charging.

Does Galaxy S5 support Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy S5 does not have Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy S5 work with 4G wireless?

Yes, the Galaxy S5 is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy S5 a 5G device?

No, the Galaxy S5 does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Galaxy S5 USB-C?

No, the Galaxy S5 is not a USB-C handset.

Does the Galaxy S5 have a removable battery?

Yes, the Galaxy S5 has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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