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Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Fab Five

Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Fab Five - read the full textEvery time the Samsung Galaxy S counter flips a digit, the world is getting ready to be amazed. The lineup that stood up to the iPhone and has been pulling Android to the very top of the food chain, is under new leadership effective last month...


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i want to stick with s3 its better in shape and performnce...

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  • 2014-04-25 06:53
  • uC8g

> In reply to Samyshah @ 2014-04-14 22:08 from TS8G - click to readIs it a good phone to use and how is the battery Backup compare to Note series?

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  • 2014-04-23 18:10
  • S35r

it looks like a cheaper nd uglier version of MeeGo Harmattan..hats off nokia n9 true linux mobile phone..even maemo5 is better than android..

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  • 2014-04-23 13:47
  • Npxt

please could you guys now finally do the review for the exynos version now please.... I live in Nigeria and we're" getting the exynos verson. ireally want to know if its on par with the snapdragon version. please......

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  • 2014-04-19 10:58
  • 9xet

i have my s5 here. but ithnk, they have the same features w s4. the dif is the s5 comes w 16mp cam. period.

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  • 2014-04-17 06:11
  • 0Cna

> In reply to Samyshah @ 2014-04-14 22:08 from TS8G - click to readThe OS and carrier bloats add up to 4.4GB. Users are left with about 11GB. Did you know that? Don't pick a number out of your butt.

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  • 2014-04-15 23:02
  • QMXM

Great phone ... Great specs ... Great buy... guys buy and comment

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  • 2014-04-15 17:42
  • U{Ai

> In reply to Wardog @ 2014-04-13 05:40 from 2@ys - click to readI dont think so that you got balls to buy this one. A person who is still stuck with 3 year old model cant say anything about the latest technology. And for your kind information, S5 is the strongest of all galaxy S series. Wake up dude you are in 2014 not in 2010.

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  • 2014-04-15 17:25
  • vFvc

S5 is the best using on all aps to another phone like z2
/htc8 so I going that s5

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  • 2014-04-15 16:25
  • KAEY

> In reply to Samyshah @ 2014-04-14 22:08 from TS8G - click to readI dont know that because i had this phone yesterday and out of the box I have 11+gb left.

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  • 2014-04-15 09:09
  • vxr9

> In reply to Bernie @ 2014-04-10 16:14 from K7fF - click to readWhy be ashamed of showing a samsung s 5 infront of someone who owns a z2 or a m8 , Man you need to have more confidence in yourself . It's not the design that makes another person jalous of what you got .And it's certainly not the phone that will make you hot . haha dude buy clothes instead of a phone

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  • 2014-04-14 23:29
  • SdJh

The phone S5 eats up about 6 to 7 gb of space in 16 gb capacity. Do you know that?

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  • 2014-04-14 22:08
  • TS8G

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-04-12 19:22 from XMFb - click to readYeh u r right my s4 i9505 is better than s5

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  • 2014-04-14 11:58
  • KIPM

I wonder if S Voice will work through Bluetooth so I can actually use it as intended. That's one of the most annoying features on the renders S Voice useless

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  • 2014-04-13 23:30
  • StUC

> In reply to Bernie @ 2014-04-10 16:14 from K7fF - click to readThat Hyundai Sta Fe costs much less than the X5 or Range Rover... So I believe the wow factor would still be there for an owner of Hyundai.. It is an awesome car for its price..

However, in this case, the three devices cost almost the same.. S5 will sell the most because it is either like buying a Samsung S5 because they don't know any other product.. or carrier doesn't sell the other two or.. Because it sells the most by their beloved Samsung..

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  • 2014-04-13 17:55
  • 6QfN

The best device next to apple 5s

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  • 2014-04-13 14:07
  • tZ0s

Not a badly designed phone but rather monotonous...

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  • 2014-04-13 08:21
  • 6PDk

No doubt the camera is better, but apart from that there is no great leap in hardware of software that will make a real difference to user experience. But as always Samsung delivers good product. Where to from here is the question - another leap in video quality, ho hum, a few new sensors, hmmm. What about improving security, now that would be useful on an Android device that leaks like a sieve.

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  • 2014-04-13 08:03
  • ii6Z

Best camara; bast interfas,goood ;so good mobile

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  • 2014-04-13 07:00
  • u7LD

I held the SGS5 yesterday at the nearest samsung outlet in Mumbai, India. I must say the screen is great, the camera seemed to be alrightish ( I expected more) the clicked images seemed to be flat without no distinguishing factors between foreground and background. India gets the adreno octal-core version which was another blow to samsung fans in india(at least for me). The Fingerprint sensor is ordinary and suboptimal and the same goes with that gimmicky heart rate monitor. ABSOLUTE RUBBISH I MUST SAY. The worst of them all was the build quality. It felt like a light flimsy plastic toy. I own a Galaxy s2 ever since its been launched it did feel better than the SGS5 honestly. I am really disappointed with samsung. Whats the point if you have a great screen and waterproof body. if it feels like you can crush it with your palms. I don't know maybe its just me but its an honest opinion. Samsung you better get yourself rounded up. you'll lose customers like me who have the power to afford high end phones but doesn't see quality for money.

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  • 2014-04-13 05:40
  • 2@ys

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