Samsung Galaxy S5 Said to Bring Back Support for MirrorLink

By Prarthito

Samsung's upcoming flagship Galaxy S5 was first unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) event held in Barcelona, Spain. And while the company detailed the fans on the available specifications and features that are set to arrive with the new device, a lot more is still left to be unearthed related to the next generation Samsung device from the the Galaxy series of devices.

According to reports, apart from a number of features that are coming to the Samsung Galaxy S5, the device may come bearing support for the popular MirrorLink feature. As revealed by "industry insiders" cited by the Korean Media, Samsung is currently looking ahead to bring back MirrorLink support while also reintroducing Drive Link on its latest high-end device.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Said to Bring Back Support for MirrorLink


For those of you are not really sure as to what the MirrorLink support is and what will it offer, MirrorLink is a device that can link your car's infotainment system with your smartphone, while allowing the driver to control and utilize a variety of smartphone features via the car's own dashboard buttons, wheel controls and other touch screens operations in the infotainment system.

But if you think that this will be an entirely new feature to come with a phone from the Galaxy series, note that Samsung had already launched Drive Link support back in 2012, which brought MirrorLink support to the Galaxy S3, alongside many other features.

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Heading back to the topic in hand, the South Korean technology giant is currently said to be in a negotiation stage with a number of European and US-based automobile manufacturers, alongside the well-known Indian car maker Tata Motors, to implement MirrorLink support on the upcoming flagship device.


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So will Samsung finally go ahead an re-introduce the feature in its upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 offering? Or will it pass on the technology? Only time will tell.

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