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One of the most anticipated smartphone of 2014 has landed. Announced at MWC 2014, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available in retail and scores of people have already upgraded. If you are reading this, it means that you are still sitting on the fence and doing some homework to see if this is the ideal smartphone for you.

As any high-profile device, the Galaxy S5 generates excitement, passion and sometime controversy. The expectations can run high and any disappointment can become noisy and virulent. However important, expectations don’t make a product good or bad, but a solid set of functions (or the lack of) can.

In this review, I will put focus on real-world use case, and share with you my experience of using the GS5 as my primary phone. Ready?

Galaxy S5 Specifications Highlights

Galaxy S5HTC One M8Galaxy S4
Display Size5.154.99
Display Resolution1920×10801920×10801920×1080
Display Density432441441
Main Camera (MP)16413
Front Camera (MP)252
ProcessorSnapdragon 801Snapdragon 801Snapdragon 600
RAM (GB)222
Internal storage16/3216,3216/32/64
WiFiACACAC
Battery Capacity (mAh)280026002600
Dimensions (inches)5.59×2.85×0.325.76×2.78×0.375.38×2.75×0.31
Weight (g)145160130

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Display
5.1"
1920x1080
Super AMOLED
432 PPI
Price
~$155 - Amazon
Camera
16 MP
F2.2 Aperture F-Stop
Weight
145 g
Battery
2800 mAh
Removable
No Wireless Charg.
Launched in
2014-02-12
System
2GB RAM
Snapdragon 801 + MicroSD
Storage (GB)
32, 16
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