Samsung Electronics has officially stated the availability of Galaxy S5 smartphone in India during an event in New Delhi, but those who wish to acquire it will be able starting in April 11, at the same time that it will be put up for sale in stores.
Samsung suggest that the smartphone will cost between Rs 51.000 and Rs 53.000.
Galaxy S5 will enter in India with the same features and capacities as the International variant plus one of the Samsung’s chips an octa-core Exynos 5422 processor, being named Adonis Prime2(Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz) and Intel’s XMM6360 as baseband modem. The chipset will give users High Speed Packet Access and connectivity capabilities including Heterogeneous Multi-Processing accompanied by 2GB of RAM.
The octa-core Exynos variant in India will offer just 3G connectivity, and not 4G like the Snapdragon 801-powered smartphone that it may be launched when the networks in India will evolve.
The handset will be delivered in India in 16GB and 32GB different versions, although users will be capable to add extra storage space to it up to 128GB.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 goes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box.
The smartphones hardware specifications include the 5.1-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display that can perform a full HD resolution. Samsung Galaxy S5 adds a 16-megapixel rear camera, able of recording videos in 4K resolution, and a 2.1MP front camera for performing video calls on the go.
The biggest features of the Galaxy S5 by Samsung is a fingerprint scanner on the home button, a heart rate sensor situated near the rear camera, and the resistance of dust and water.
The pre-loaded Google service accessible in the handset includes Chrome, Photos, Drive, Gmail, Google Settings, Google+, Hangouts, Play Books, Maps, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Music, Play Movie & TV, Play Store, YouTube and Voice Search.
The available colours of the Galaxy S5 in India will be shimmery white, charcoal black, electric blue and copper gold.