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Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot shows on-screen buttons

19 February, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot shows on-screen buttons - read the full textThe Samsung Galaxy S5 leaks are a steady, mostly consistent stream, but a screenshot of the AnTuTu benchmark brings some conflicting information. First off, there are on-screen buttons visible in the screenshot, which suggests the Galaxy S5 will be the first in the line with no hardware buttons....


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Its definitely fake. Android KitKat has taken away colour schemeing in the pull down bar they have it as solid white with no colour. This shows a blue nav bar. Buttons on Screen are also from the google nexus line and samsung wont put on screen buttons instead of the home button.

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  • 2014-02-20 12:33
  • i5Y2

Samsung should not remove the physical button.
1. We can easily unlock phone because of physical button.
2. If they remove physical button obviously we will not get benefit from it. Because it will take extra space of the screen. So 5.25" screen will become usual 5" screen. And it will look ugly. And the phone would also require the extra body space for charging port and microphone under the screen. There would be no competitive advantage for Samsung with LG and Sony.
3. When buying my current Samsung galaxy s4 I considered 3 issues with LG G2 and Sony:

i. The physical Button
ii. Memory card option
iii. Removable battery cover.

All other specification is same with other brands. I don't require heavy processing power. But only thing I hate as samsung Galaxy S series lover is that......all other phone's design of samsung is same. And people don't recognize that I am using galaxy S4 or Grand. Here is the advantage of Apple's Iphone. They can be easily recognize. If Apple makes bigger screen phone with low bessel thn next time I will definitely buy Iphone.

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  • 2014-02-20 11:49
  • 2CY}

One of main reasons im using samsung phones is that home button. Once it is gone there is nearly no reason for me to get one.

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  • 2014-02-20 11:23
  • JGw{

That is FAKE!!!
The screenshot is taken from a phone with vanilla android.
Well I hate onscreen buttons..they take extra screen space and are not comfortable..useless in direct sunlight too..

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  • 2014-02-20 08:00
  • KStm

You can tell this is fake.. How?? Well, look at the android version (4.4/Kitkat) and look at the notification icons, holo?? So, please dont be fooled by this.

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  • 2014-02-20 06:40
  • v}h$

16MP camera or (20)MP camera & (Dual Led-flash)???.

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  • 2014-02-20 05:56
  • Ldm0

> In reply to Kodoque @ 2014-02-19 17:35 from 9Ge7 - click to readYes, you are right. It is very Nexus looking, the color and the menu... There is no way that Samsung will have the S5 without the physical home button. It would be awkward for a longtime Galaxy user like myself to get use to. Let hope this for the Nexus!

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  • 2014-02-20 04:59
  • uAmU

If it is true and there are on screen buttons I will not be getting one.

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  • 2014-02-20 02:53
  • t@NS

This is a fake info!!!!!!! People
don't belive it

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  • 2014-02-19 19:21
  • JG$r

hmmm.... either this is fake or maybe.... just maybe samsung are producing a new nexus device for google ever since they got all cuddley with their patent portfolio!

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  • 2014-02-19 17:35
  • 9Ge7

I don't think samsung will going to put Normal capacitive touch screen in S5....its fake.

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  • 2014-02-19 17:07
  • Lbhg

Well it IS fake....
As pointed out below,on screen keys are something Samsung does not do as to give the user the full screen promised, even the new tabs no longer have screen keps for the same reason.. and even the screen keys are wrong, samsung hase BACK on the right not the left....

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  • 2014-02-19 16:05
  • NH5@

Maybe it's a screenshot of prototype running stock Android. But most probably it's fake since the status bar icons are supposed to be white (Android 4.4)

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  • 2014-02-19 15:39
  • 6QgM

This doesnt go very well together with the rumored finger print scanner in the home button. Also no where on this screen shot does it have a model no. and samsung always have the back key on the right.
I dont think i believe this is even a samsung phone let alone the S 5.

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  • 2014-02-19 15:31
  • mga3

fuh! 1600 megapixel !!

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  • 2014-02-19 15:26
  • bJbj

On Samsung phone the back button is on the right

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  • 2014-02-19 14:54
  • 0@X$

kitkat bar white. = fake

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  • 2014-02-19 14:47
  • Mcsv

On screen buttons aren't my cup of tea

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  • 2014-02-19 14:37
  • t}FL

> In reply to joncow75 @ 2014-02-19 12:08 from 9xHH - click to readit shouldn't be a problem as with the on-screen buttons you can assign the 'back ' or 'menu' to either the left or right side similar to how it works on Nexus phones.

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  • 2014-02-19 14:37
  • fqtd

I sujjest its LG screenshot may be any new version but not samsung at all

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  • 2014-02-19 14:29
  • ajcG

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