Samsung Galaxy S5 India Launch Date Set for March 27

By Anuj
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It's no secret that the Samsung Galaxy S4 hasn't been exactly flying off the shelves. However, with the Galaxy S5, Samsung would hope to see better sales numbers as projected.

At the same time, the South Korean giant seems to be betting big on India. The much-hyped Samsung Galaxy S5 is coming to India on March 27. The firm has already started sending invites to media to attend the launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 in New Delhi.

 

The phone, which was first unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC), will likely to be made available in India by April 11. Moreover, at the same global event, Samsung announced its three new wearable devices: the Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and the Gear Fit. All three wearable devices could be announced on March 27; however, there is no conformation on the same.

Just a day back, GizBot had reported that the Samsung Galaxy S5 might go on sale in India by April 15. In fact, the device is speculated to be price between Rs. 45,000 - Rs. 50,000. Rumor has it that the Galaxy S5 will sell for less than the Galaxy S4 did at launch.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 India Launch Date Set for March 27

Samsung Galaxy S5- Highlighted Specs and Features

The Galaxy S5 looks similar to the original Galaxy S4. The phone features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED FHD display. Samsung has even integrated a home key with embedded fingerprint scanner. The handset is completely waterproof (IP 67-certified) but still made out of plastic.

It is powered by a 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 CPU coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of on-board storage, which can be expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card slot.

On the imaging front, the S5 offers a decent 16-megapixel rear-facing camera that features UHD (4K) recording facility. Also, add a 2.1MP front-facing snapper for taking selfies.

 

The S5 comes with Android 4.2.2 Kitkat with Samsung's native TouchWiz user interface.

The makers have added a removable 2,800mAh battery fitted inside. With the Galaxy S5, Samsung also tried to integrate health and fitness related features. Not to forget that, the Galaxy S5 now incorporates a health-rate monitor.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

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