Samsung Galaxy S5 officially launched in India, price starts at 51K

Samsung Galaxy S5, the much awaited handset from Korean giant has been officially launched in India. The Samsung Galaxy S-5 is company’s latest smartphone and is priced at INR 51K (starting ). The Global variant of the Phone is powered by Snapdragon 801 Chipset, while the Indian S5 is powered by Samsung’s own Octa core Exynos 5422 chipset. The Samsung S5 comes with vigorous specs, although many smartphone lovers are not happy  with the kind of specs it has. Many were thinking that the company’s new flagship will have 2K Ultra HD display, while in REAL WORLD it is 1080p FHD. It would compete with Recently launched HTC ONE M8, Oppo Find 7, ZTE Nubia X6  and Sony Xperia Ultra Z1.

Samsung Galaxy S5

The new Samsung S5 Galaxy has 5 inch 1920 x 1080 pixels  Full HD SUPER AMOLED DISPLAY and Exynos OCTA Core 5422 CPU ( TURE OCTA CORE ). It runs on latest Android version, the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. It packs with massive 16-megapixel shooter with BSI sensor + Flash and a 2.1MP front imager. The phone is capable of recording ULTRA HD videos, WOW COOL !. The company has made several changes in Galaxy S5, especially the back cover. According to the company the design is much superior than Galaxy S4, as it features 1p67 rating for dust and water resistance.

Samsung Galaxy S5

Gionee Elife E7  and Google Nexus 5 would be the main the Main Rival for the phone in India.  It is 8.1mm thick and weighs 145 grams. To make the phone snappy there is 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.  It offers 3G, Bluetooth v4 LE, WiFi 802.11 ac, GPS, USB 3.0, NFC and USB OTG. To make the handset Run there is 2800 mAh battery. Like Apple Iphone 5S the Samsung Galaxy S5 has Finger Scanner.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Specifications

  • SCREEN : 5.1-inch full HD 1920×1080 pixels Super AMOLED
  • CPU : Octa-Core Exynos 5422 (A15 1.9 GHz + A7 1.3 GHz)
  • RAM : 2GIGS
  • ROM: 16GIGS
  • OS : Android v4.4.2  kitkat
  • CAMERA : 16MP primary, 2.1MP secondary
  • Feature : IP67 ratings for Dust and water Resistance, S Health 3.0, Heart rate sensor
  • Dimension : 8.1 mm thick and weighs 145 grams
  • Video Playback and Recording : 4K Ultra HD
  • Expandable Storage : 64 gigs via micro SD card
  • Connectivity : 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac , Bluetooth v4.0 LE, GPS, USB 3.0, Infrared and NFC
  • Battery : 2800 mAh


  • Finger Scanner
  • Dust and water Resistance
  • Android kitkat
  • Battery
  • Back cover grip


  • Price
  • Lack of 2K resolution Display

GALAXY S5 Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is priced between INR 51000 and RS 53000. It will be available in Black, White, BLUE and Gold color. It will go on pre-order by tomorrow. The Lowest price for the device would be announced on 11th of April 2014.