Anonymous, 11 May 2014It's Vietnam for my S5 and Korea for my Gear Fit.South Korea make S5 is available or not?
shubham yadav, 11 May 2014You don't have a faulty unit. The limit is set by Samsung to prevent overheating as 4k videos ... moreNo, it depends on the speed of the SD card.
If your SD card is slow, the phone is having a hard time, that is why it heats up. Use ultra high speed SD card for better pictures and videos.
AnonD-8044, 11 May 2014I only have 64GB because 128GB at Amazon says its 130GBP so will wait till it drops,, but like... moreYou have a faulty SD card.
Use SD card which is compatible for Android phone, not just any SD card.
Anonymous, 11 May 2014S5 which country is the right manufacture?It's Vietnam for my S5 and Korea for my Gear Fit.
shubham yadav, 11 May 2014Hey g900f or g900h users. I live in India where the octa core version/exynos/g900h is availabl... moreSeeing that i had about 11.5gb free on my european G900F (snapdragon), i think you should verify your "facts".
AnonD-8044, 11 May 2014I only have 64GB because 128GB at Amazon says its 130GBP so will wait till it drops,, but like... moreYou don't have a faulty unit. The limit is set by Samsung to prevent overheating as 4k videos take a lot of processing power. Just to give an idea. A 4k at 30 fps is equivalent to taking 30 number of 8 megapixel photos in a second. Plus moving them to nand and then to sd card can be too taxing on processor.
This issue is also on xperia z2 but in a very bad form. Z2 gets insanely hot and the camera app fails to perform due to overheating due to 4k video recording.
Atleast s5 Doesn't heat up that badly.
I have bought Galaxy S5 G900F before few days. I can only say this is really good phone and i really like it. The battery life is really good and the phone works very good overall. Yesterday i tried if its waterproof and boom everything works. I droped liter of beer on it and its fine!
Tcool, 11 May 2014I want to put 128GB but I cannot find it here.
The biggest available is 64GB so I don't have ... moreI only have 64GB because 128GB at Amazon says its 130GBP so will wait till it drops,, but like you 80GB is enough at moment i still have 11gb free for going to events.
Just got back and photos are great even tho overcast but no video it failed again..I formatted my 32GB card in S5 put on 2GB music and set off to take photos/vids but still failed again..I am going to try to post a link as i have taken a screen shot..I had over 20gigs of free space and defo set to save to sd card..Maybe i have faulty unit?
Hey g900f or g900h users. I live in India where the octa core version/exynos/g900h is available. The showroom live demos are snapdragon here but they sell exynos. Hence I can't get a hands-on experience.
I know these facts. The advantages of exynos s5 are:
1. More powerful cpu. The HMP 5422 is around 20% more powerful than snapdragon 801.
2. Faster RAM. Exynos s5 has 933 mhz ram over 800 mhz of snapdragon version.
3. Much better DAC. Exynos s5 has wolfson DAC which will provide a much better sound output over snapdragon s5 which has qualcomm DAC.
4. Full UHS I speed support.: The exynos s5 supports full class 10 ultra sd card speeds upto 70 MB/S which qualcomm doesn't.
5. More internal memory. It has 11.5 GB free whereas snapdragon version has 10 GB free.
6. Better ram management: exynos s5 has around 300 mb more free ram over snapdragon s5.
Advantages of snapdragon version:
1. LTE support. If 4g spreads very fast in India in next 1 to 2 years it may be very useful.
2. Theoritically more battery life. I can't say for sure but the snapdragon 801 should offer better battery life.
3. Better gpu: adreno 330 is around 20% more powerful than mali t628.
4. Better dev support( only for advanced users).
So these are the facts I know. I need to know from an actual user his views on how exynos s5 performs in real life. Does it heat up? And other related questions.
Please help if you own an exynos s5(g900h).
AnonD-8044, 11 May 201416MB was quite big in 2003.
I have 64GB in S5.I want to put 128GB but I cannot find it here.
The biggest available is 64GB so I don't have a choice but to go for it.
Anyhow, 16GB + 64GB = 80GB, more than enough for my files since I am not recording 4K videos.
Tcool, 11 May 2014OMG! 16GB.
What is 16GB compared to 128GB?16MB was quite big in 2003.
I have 64GB in S5.
Tcool, 11 May 2014Yes you can extend the S5 memory up to 128GB for your 4k videos to save!
S5 memory is expan... moreI am not that impressed with Nexus and its same problem its too big..My ultimate smartfone in this touchscreen era would be a Note but too big(never tried a Note)..
The S5 is growing on me but its 569GBP and will drop in price a few months later.So i can send this back and wait for price drop.Its a lot of money and contracts are no,no for me, could be dead in 2 years, lifes to short.
I wish Samsung would bring out Note mini with high spec plus s-pen about 4.5-4.7 inches screen.
I can stay with my S2 for now and like Touchwiz it adds things i need.The S5 has no problems just big for me and still nothing new (except this 4K which is superb even tho not benefiting yet the frame rate is smooth which is a must for me).
AnonD-8044, 11 May 2014I am giving camera 8/10.
Indoor shots at 16 MP are good but not impressive on my 15 inch la... moreYes you can extend the S5 memory up to 128GB for your 4k videos to save!
S5 memory is expandable via SD card up to 128GB unlike the Nexus 5 restricted to its internal memory.
AnonD-116479, 11 May 2014I have never used a phone with a SD card. So, I never knew about that. The HTC M8 is my first ... moreMy first phone with memory card slot and first ever smartphone was Nokia 3650 and had a 16MB MMC card back in 2003.It had 10 second video clips at 126x96(sub QCIF) pixels and max 15 frames/s in 3GPP format and thought it was superb.That was top tech back then.
AnonD-8044, 11 May 2014It automatically uses micro sd card when you have one inserted.I am using 64GB card with 11GB ... moreI have never used a phone with a SD card. So, I never knew about that. The HTC M8 is my first phone using with a SD card.
Thing is i am playing 4K video from laptop thru HDMI to 1080p tele so don't know what pure 4K looks like but its SUPERB and this is only indoor footage.Must get some more footage and this 4K is future proofing for when world goes 4K. Folk are also getting 8MP stills off the footage so you can video event and grab your photos later.
Can not get 4K vids to play thru windows media player so using GOM player if anyones stuck.
I'd, 11 May 2014Hi guy. Where is the Samsung Galaxy S5 made? Korea or China? I know S4 was made in Korea. ThanksS5 which country is the right manufacture?
AnonD-116479, 11 May 2014Bro, 3 min 4K video is approximately 1 GB. You have mentioned that you recorded four 5 min 4K ... moreIt automatically uses micro sd card when you have one inserted.I am using 64GB card with 11GB left so there was space ..Every smartphone in modern times records video till memory runs out so why a 2014 flagship stops at 5 mins is beyond me ATM.In past some Nokias in 2004 had 10 minute video limit but this is top of range flagship 10 years later..Anyway does not matter just sending it back.
Saying fanboy was a bit childish i am 53 now and just makes me feel sorry that folk have to say such a silly thing.
AnonD-8044, 11 May 2014What cant understand is why my 4K video capture is set at 5 minutes plus sometimes its says &q... moreBro, 3 min 4K video is approximately 1 GB. You have mentioned that you recorded four 5 min 4K videos and took 200 photos. I guess that 4K video recording failure should be lack of memory space, check your available memory space. Normally, Videos or photos taken from the camera are directly saving into the phone memory. However, you can adjust the settings the way they saving directly into the SD Card. Once your phone memory is full, the video recording will automatically stopping. I have experienced that.
My advice is before going to buy a phone you should do some research about it. Don't be a fan boy, and concern about every brand and any phone fairly. Buy a phone which mostly satisfying your preferences. It's too late to remorse after buy it.