Looking ahead to owning the newly unveiled Samsung Galaxy S5 but held back due to financial constraints? Fret not. Apparently, if you have an Android-based handset, you can treat yourself to some of the features of the S5 on your own smartphone - be it a Nexus 5 or an Xperia-branded device.
According to reports, Samsung recently launched a certain Galaxy S5 Experience app that "provides interactive introduction on Galaxy S5 and Wearable Devices." And while that may not sound that much to users, but it's still the next best thing that's available to the original features in the Galaxy S5 flagship.
The app has been introduced to offer a short know-how to users about the main features on the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, and this includes Camera, Ultra Power battery saving mode, Speed and the S Health app, among others.
The app offers the Galaxy Feature Experience mode where interactive experience modes are offered in an intuitive way. Apart from that, there's the S5 Hands On video that showcases the key features of the phone, the S5 Design Preview for experiencing the design with different colors and angles, an introduction to Gear 2 and Fit main features, alongside the Galaxy S5's key accessories.
For example, the "Fitness" tab is made in the likeliness of S5's Pedometer. Here, users can track the progress they have made in their everyday exercises, alongside a review of the user's workout history. The original Galaxy S5 smartphone, as of now, is set to come with a built-in heart rate sensor that will allow users to measure their heart rate directly from the smartphone.
The app runs on Android 4.0 or higher device, with a screen resolution of at least 480 x 800 pixels. It also requires a 1GHz processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. However, the experience app does not work on tablets.
Interested users can now download the Samsung Galaxy S5 Experience app from Google Play for free.