Samsung Galaxy S5 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Released 2014, April 145g, 8.1mm thickness Android 4.4.2, up to 6.0, TouchWiz UI 16GB/32GB storage, microSDXC
  • Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 Adreno 330 Micro-SIM About 280 USD
  • 5.1" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 16MP 2160p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 801
  • 2800mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy S5 overview

Samsung Galaxy S5 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2014, April. Samsung Galaxy S5 has 5.1 inch, Super AMOLED, a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Samsung Galaxy S5 uses Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 (28 nm) chipset, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU, Adreno 330 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Micro-SIM. Samsung Galaxy S5 has 16MP Single main camera, 2MP Single selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy S5 uses Li-Ion 2800 mAh, removable battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Samsung Galaxy S5 is about 280 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy S5 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 56 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 55 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 70 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 70 / 100 points
  • Price: 33 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy S5 full specifications


Versions: G900F (Europe), G900I (Asia, Australia), G900M (Vodafone), G900A (AT&T), G900T (T-Mobile), G900W8 (Canada), G900K/G900L/G900S (Korea)


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps


Announced 2014, February. Released 2014, April
Status Discontinued


Dimensions 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame
  IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)


Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.1 inches, 71.7 cm2 (~69.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3


OS Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow), TouchWiz UI
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 330


Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM
  eMMC 5.0


Single 16 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), 1/2.6", 1.12µm, PDAF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR


Single 2 MP, f/2.4, 22mm (wide)
Features Dual video call
Video [email protected]


Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  24-bit/192kHz audio


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB 3.0 (MHL 2.1 TV-out), USB On-The-Go


Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate
  ANT+ S-Voice natural language commands and dictation Air gestures


Type Li-Ion 2800 mAh, removable
Charging Qi/PMA wireless charging - market dependent
Stand-by Up to 390 h
Talk time Up to 21 h
Music play Up to 67 h


Colors Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue, Shimmery White
Models SM-G900F, SM-G900I, SM-G900M, SM-G900T, SM-G900W8, SM-G900H, SM-G900FD, SM-G900P, SM-G900A, SC-04F, SM-G9008W, SM-G900L, SM-G900FQ, SM-G900K, SM-G900S, SCL23, SM-G900D, SM-G900MD, SM-G900V, SM-G900T3, SM-G900T1, SM-G9008V
SAR 1.20 W/kg (head) 1.58 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.56 W/kg (head) 0.41 W/kg (body)
Price About 280 USD


Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1060
Basemark X: 11744
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.549 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -96.3dB / Crosstalk -95.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 83h

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