Samsung Galaxy S5 Announced with IP67 Technology: Top 8 Waterproof Smartphones Rivals To Consider

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Despite the latest smartphone from Samsung failed to meet its expectations of its fans, the Galaxy S5, which we are talking about right now seems pretty much competitive as this year's flagship model. It wasn't launched with the rumored QHD display, but on the other hand, Samsung did offer one of the trending hardwares of this year, a fingerprint sensor. Moreover, the hardware is pretty cool in terms of functionality unlike the ones, which we have seen in HTC One Max and Apple iPhone 5S.

Samsung Galaxy may not have have impressing many but it has ample properties to be liked. One of them is the water and dust resistant. This adds more benefit when you are especially a sports-person. Moreover a recent test conducted on the phone to test its water-resistant capability proved to be impressive enough. The phone was was kept under-water for more than a 30 mins and also was tested inside a washing machine but even after that the handset functioned normally. you can click here to see the test video.

Anyway, today GizBot has come up with a number of devices, which in fact competes with the Galaxy S5 in a number of levels. But before that you might want to take a look at the specs and features of the device.

The Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display offering a Full HD resolution and churns out the pixel density of 432 ppi. It is powered by Octa Core Processor Adonis Prime2 (Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz) + XMM6360 coupled with 2GB of RAM and runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2 OS with the layer of the upgraded version of the TouchWiz UI including a new notification bar.

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The camera which Samsung has used in this phone is something that can be considered as one of the best as it features a mechanism which allows the users to auto focus the subject in less than 0.3 seconds which means that you can also shoot moving objects with ease. There is a 2MP front-facing shooter which is enough for taking selfies and making video calls.

Moreover, the Galaxy S5 will be offered in two variants depending on the internal storage capacity i.e. 16GB or 32GB. But you will also get a microSD card support via which the storage can be enhanced up to 128GB. It uses (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 2x2 MIMO, USB3.0, BT 4.0(LE) connectivity options.

The smartphone is IP67 certified which means that the Galaxy S5 is resistant to sweat, rain, liquids, sand and dust, so that your phone will protected from any activity or situation. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S5 is powered by 2,800mAh battery also comes with a Power Saving Mode.

You can now look at the price and specs of the Galaxy S5's opponents in the sliders below. It should be noted that all these devices come with waterproof build. Take a look:

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Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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Key Features

A smartphone that's water and dust-proof
4.3 Inch, 720x1280 px display, TFT
Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Quad core 2200 MHz processor
20.7 MP Primary Camera, 2 MP Secondary
3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
2 GB RAM
2300 mAh, Li-Ion battery

HTC Butterfly:

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Key Features

A smartphone that's Dust & Water Resistant
5 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, LCD
Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Quad core 1500 MHz processor
8 MP Primary Camera, 2.10 MP Secondary
3G, WiFi, DLNA
11 Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
2 GB RAM
2020 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

Sony Xperia Z:

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Key Features

A smartphone that's water and dust-proof
5 Inch, 1920x1080 px display, TFT
Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Quad core 1500 MHz processor
13 MP Primary Camera, 2.2 MP Secondary
3G, WiFi, DLNA
16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
2 GB RAM
2330 mAh, Li-Ion battery

WICKEDLEAK WAMMY PASSION X:

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Key Features

A smartphone that's water and dust-proof
5.0 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, IPS LCD
Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Octa core 1700 MHz processor
13 MP Primary Camera, 3 MP Secondary
Dual SIM, 3G, WiFi
16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
2 GB RAM
2500 mAh, Li-Ion battery
The Wammy Passion X comes as an affordable alternative to high-end waterproof smartphones like Sony Xperia Z.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active:

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Key Features

A smartphone that's water and dust-proof
Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
5 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, TFT
Quad core 1900 MHz processor
8 MP Primary Camera, 2 MP Secondary
3G, WiFi, NFC
11.2 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
2 GB RAM
2600 mAh, Li-Ion battery

Sony Xperia Z Ultra:

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Key Features

A smartphone that's water and dust-proof
6.4 Inch, 1080x1920 px display, LCD
Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Quad core 2200 MHz processor
8 MP Primary Camera, 2 MP Secondary
3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
16 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 64 GB
2 GB RAM
3050 mAh, Li-Ion battery

Sony Xperia ZR

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Key Features

A smartphone that's water and dust-proof
Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
4.55 Inch, 720x1280 px display, TFT
Quad core 1500 MHz processor
13 MP Primary Camera, 0.3 MP Secondary
3G, WiFi, DLNA, NFC
8 GB Internal Memory, Expandable up to 32 GB
2 GB RAM
2330 mAh, Li-Ion battery

Sony Xperia Go:

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Key Features

Water and Dust Resistance
3.5-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
1 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 Dual Core Processor
Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS
5 MP Primary Camera Wi-Fi Enabled

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