The Samsung flagship device for the year 2014, Galaxy S5 is seeing further price drop. Previously we had reported the price drop to around fourty one thousand Rupees. The phone which was launched few weeks back have already seen a price drop of over 20%. Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available online for a little less than Rs. 40,000.
The price is dropped on Amazon and Snapdeal online stores. Amazon sells the device for Rs. 39,999 and Snapdeal for Rs. 39,648. The pricing of the phone had received criticism from all corners from the day it was launched. The launch price of Galaxy S5 was Rs.51,500.
The phone lacked much of the speculated features like QHD display. Samsung had to project the phone for its improved software features, which ultimately did not add much value to the final product. Samsung is also experiencing tough challenges from HTC one M8 and Sony Xperia Z2 that were launched recently.
This will be an opportunity for those looking to buy this device. Galaxy S5 is a good device, and the reviews were mostly good for this device. It features a 5.1 inch display that offers 1080p full HD display. It runs the latest Android 4.4.2 OS. The device is powered by a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU along with 2 GB of RAM.
Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 is the chipset used and Adreno 330 is the GPU. The rear camera comes with a 16 MP sensor. It is capable of recording 2160p 4K videos @ 30fps. The secondary front camera has a 2 MP sensor.
Meanwhile Samsung is launching Galaxy S5 Prime smartphone with better specifications than Galaxy S5. This phone is rumored to feature a 4K resolution display.
The key specifications of the Galaxy S5 along with the latest price is listed below.
|Phones||Samsung Galaxy S5|
|Display||5.1 inch Super AMOLED, 1920 x 1080p full HD|
|CPU||Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801|
|OS||Android OS, v4.4.2 Kitkat|
|ROM||16 GB, microSD up to 128 GB|
|Connectivity||2G, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, micro USB, NFC|
|Camera-rear||16 MP, 4k video recording @ 30fps|
|Camera-front||2 MP 1080p video recording @ 30fps|
|Battery||2800 mAh Li-ion|