Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core Variant Up For Pre-Order in India

By Vivek

Samsung has already announced its latest flagship smartphone the Galaxy S5 in India just a couple of days ago. However, the sales are going to start later from April 11th along with the other wearable gadgets from the company.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core Variant Up For Pre-Order in India


One of the biggest tech firm dominating the Indian market Samsung has now started the pre-booking of the Galaxy S5 in India via third party online vendors like Univercell and Sangeethamobiles. The smartphone can be pre-booked at Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,500 from the aforementioned respective stores. Although it should be noted that while Samsung has not revealed the price of the handset until now, the company ahs indeed shared that it would be between Rs. 51,000 and Rs. 53,000.

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It is pretty confusing when it comes to the specs of the Galaxy S5 smartphone in Univercell mobile store, as the specs sheet shows a Snapdragon 801 CPU, which Samsung didn't launch in India. The one which was launched in India was the octa-core variant. Thus this could be either a mistake or they could have actually sourced in the device from outside.

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However, the other specs remains the same. To recap, 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.

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.

Take a look at the detailed features of the phone here.

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