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Samsung Galaxy S5 to withstand the elements

16 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy S5 to withstand the elements - read the full textRumors out of Korea indicate that base version of the next iteration of Samsung's Galaxy S flagship line, the Galaxy S5, will come with dust and water resistance. This is similar to the strategy incorporated by Sony in its flagship models like the Xperia Z1, and would be a logical move by Samsung...

 

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Samsung has already been recognized as top seller of smartphones. Now to maintain that, they are trying hard. Can't blame them as people always blame quality on the outside and neither software nor performance.

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  • 2013-10-16 23:00
  • utH4

> In reply to Gorgenapper @ 2013-10-16 19:15 from Yd6c - click to readSuper amoled with inaccurate colour is old story, now it has accurate colour with the help of different colour setting. And s4 shows better white colour than iphone 5. (Thanks to display mate. Com)

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  • 2013-10-16 22:31
  • t1$I

> In reply to chriz4evr @ 2013-10-16 19:58 from bEPN - click to readare you nuts? when it comes to a waterproof and dustproof there's no such thing as copying innovations so stop saying copy paste you absolutely know nothing about this

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  • 2013-10-16 22:20
  • 07Bh

> In reply to joonius @ 2013-10-16 19:20 from QMXM - click to readIt is a rating that was integrated into devices by Sony. That is the ip rating, however the game is the game and competition is the best part of the game.

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  • 2013-10-16 21:21
  • n5Zu

I need a samsung include following features...
5.2" Super AMOLED 1080+p display
3 GHz Octa core processor
Snapdragon 800+
3 GB of RAM
16 MP Camera
32 GB internal no External
7.00 mm thin
Tinny bazzel
Dust & Water proof
With excellent design
With Alluminium or Other Composites

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  • 2013-10-16 21:09
  • PEqh

Dust and water resistence is nice, but covered ports are a pain in the butt. I use my charger and headphone ports way more than I would anti-dust and water features. I hope they don't make this standard.

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  • 2013-10-16 20:36
  • NMgh

so we have finally have another manufacturer hopefully offering this, about time! All we need now is better battery management and sweet! I hope one day they have smartphones that can last a week without charge, just think Nokia did it with their cheap phones, does anyone remember the battery life of cellphones in the late 90s early 2000s? Woeful, same pattern as smartphones.

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  • 2013-10-16 20:31
  • UFIJ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-16 13:22 from RN@w - click to readits not abt copying its abt imitating a product ...pls try to improve somethning even if yu r copying,we buy new phones nd need new ideas not te same old crap with some water proof ,tat too stolen ideas from others........

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  • 2013-10-16 20:17
  • bEPN

And the tag line will be "Best Of Samsung."

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  • 2013-10-16 19:59
  • t1$B

> In reply to Ravi1234 @ 2013-10-16 17:23 from sG{f - click to readoops bt samsung dore not create a new improved product they just copy paste from other brands............

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  • 2013-10-16 19:58
  • bEPN

How long does the battery of samsung galaxy S5 will last?

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  • 2013-10-16 19:54
  • uSN$

> In reply to XperiaZo @ 2013-10-16 17:48 from iBtv - click to readIP57 is a rating, not some technology made by Sony. lol

How clueless you are.

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  • 2013-10-16 19:20
  • QMXM

Well. No LCD screen (the main reason why I chose the GS4Active), no sale.

Have fun with the AMOLED screen burn in, inaccurate colors, and fragile digitizer.

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  • 2013-10-16 19:15
  • Yd6c

Really ? Have you ever used a Samsung phone ?

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  • 2013-10-16 18:28
  • NIUY

> In reply to XperiaZo @ 2013-10-16 17:48 from iBtv - click to readLearn english and then we'll talk.

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  • 2013-10-16 18:27
  • cNfc

Wow, another copy from sony? Out of ideas? Fail!

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  • 2013-10-16 18:08
  • v0qT

Samsung IP57 Water resist?? lol
Samsung Copy the best company actually... SONY.

Samsung very poor quality

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  • 2013-10-16 17:48
  • iBtv

Isnt that abandoning thier amoled screen in flagship? Because amoled is organic and not water friendly?

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  • 2013-10-16 17:37
  • thbi

samsung bring s5 with lanyard eyelet and shutter camera button in order to be able to take pictures under water

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  • 2013-10-16 17:33
  • HD}G

everyone's copying from everyone.. Apple included.. get real already.. i just want the best phone out there that meets my needs, and adding waterproofing doesn't hurt.. just make sure the core functionality is not compromised.. good screen, 5.2 inches would be nice with tiny or no bezels, fastest CPU, with a big frigging battery, microsd, lots of RAM.

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  • 2013-10-16 17:29
  • uRGi

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