Samsung has recently lifted the lid on the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A in South Korean, a variant of the S5 that sports lightning-fast LTE-A connectivity, a 5.1-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor, and 3GB of RAM. Unfortunately, the announcement was made in Samsung’s native tongue. Fortunately, it has published a press release in English, complete with the handset’s official renders and specs.
Samsung Launches World’s First Broadband LTE-A Smartphone
The breakthrough GalaxyS5 Broadband LTE-At riples network speeds with LTE capabilities and best-in-class WQHD Super AMOLED display
Samsung Electronics announced the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A, a new smartphone featuring an advanced multimedia experience and the fastest download, web browsing, multimedia streaming and application loading speeds. As the world’s first, commercially available Broadband LTE-A (Cat.6) smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A combines the technological innovations of the flagship Galaxy S5 with new, advanced features and triple the network speeds to produce an unparalleled multimedia experience.
Samsung continuously proves its leadership in the industry by adopting the most advanced LTE capabilities. In 2012, Samsung launched the Galaxy S II, the world’s first LTE smartphone, followed by the Galaxy S4 LTE-A, the world’s first LTE-A smartphone in 2013. Now the launch of the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A, the world’s first LTE Cat.6 smartphone, further extends this market leadership.
“With the introduction of the world’s first Broadband LTE-A smartphone, Samsung continues to redefine its leadership in global mobile market,” said Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “ The Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A provides users with stronger and faster connectivity united with our notable flagship experience to further demonstrate our commitment to meeting the needs of our consumers on a global scale.”
World’s First Broadband LTE-A Smartphone
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A is the first commercially available LTE Cat.6 network service smartphone in world. Equipped with a 2.5GHz Quad Core processor and 3GB RAM, Samsung’s newest device allows users to experience the powerful performance that has come to represent Samsung’s flagship devices. Additionally, the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A enables users to experience triple the connectivity speeds (225mbps) when downloading files, running apps and browsing the internet. With this innovative technology, users can enjoy uninterrupted high-resolution streaming of their favorite shows, as well as stronger and faster speeds when playing games or downloading a10MB music video, taking as little as 0.4 seconds.
WQHD Super AMOLED Display
With its WQHD Super AMOLED display (2,156 x 1,440), the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A offers an amazing viewing experience with more colors and detail than even that of an HD display. Lastly, the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A comes equipped with the same innovative features of the Galaxy S5, such as a 16 megapixel camera with HDR, Auto Focus and Selective Focus as well as an IP67 rating as well as S-Health and a Heart Rate Monitor.
The Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A will be offered in Korea beginning this summer in charcoal Black, shimmer White, electric Blue, copper Gold, sweet Pink, and glam Red (Only for SKT).
|Network||4G (LTE Cat 6 225/50Mbps) : 700 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600|
|Display||5.1”WQHD SuperAMOLED(577ppi, 2,560 x 1,440)|
|OS||Android 4.4 (KitKat)|
|Camera||16MP (rear), 2.0 MP (front)|
|Camera Features||HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Virtual Tour Shot, Shot&More|
|Audio|| Audio Codec : MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/ AAC+/ eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC
Audio Format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
|Additional Features||IP67 Dust and water Resistant, Ultra Power Saving Mode, Download Booster, S Health 3.0, Quick Connect, Private Mode, Kids Mode|
|Google Mobile Services||Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Movie&TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube|
|Connectivity|| WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2×2)
Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+
USB: USB 3.0
|Sensor||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture(IR), Finger Scanner, Heart rate sensor|
|Memory|| 3GB RAM
Internal Memory: 32GB
microSD slot upto 128GB
|Dimension||142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm, 145g|
It’s likely that the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A will be a South Korean exclusive.
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