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Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung announced its 2014 flagship, the Galaxy S5, at an Unpacked 5 event on February 24th during Mobile World Congress. The Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1″ Super AMOLED 1080p display, a Snapdragon 801 processor, a 16MP camera, 16 or 32GB of internal storage with microSD expansion support, and ships with Android 4.4.2 out of the box. Its significant features include a fingerprint scanner and a heart rate sensor.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop leaked for Sprint Galaxy S5

Android 5.0 Lollipop leaked for Sprint Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4 have already received their fair share of Lollipop love courtesy of some leaked videos. However, the firmware for the devices have not leaked for the flashing pleasure of Galaxy S5 or Galaxy S4 owners. 

New video provides us with another look at Lollipop on the Galaxy S5

New video provides us with another look at Lollipop on the Galaxy S5

The folks over at SamMobile have been providing timely updates about Samsung’s progress with Lollipop on the Galaxy S5 and its other devices. Today, they are back with another video showing off a new Android 5.0 based firmware from Samsung in action on the Galaxy S5. 

Sprint Galaxy S5 now receiving its Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

Sprint Galaxy S5 now receiving its Android 4.4.4 KitKat update

 

While AT&T subscribers with the Galaxy Note 3 are expecting to receive an OTA update of their own, it looks like Sprint subscribers with a Galaxy S5 in their pocket have something to look forward to, too.

New video gives an in-depth look at Android 5.0 Lollipop running on Samsung Galaxy S5

New video gives an in-depth look at Android 5.0 Lollipop running on Samsung Galaxy S5

The folks over at SamMobile have managed to once again their hands on a new Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware for the Galaxy S5 that is leaps and bounds better than the one that leaked earlier this month. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 to allegedly receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in December

Samsung Galaxy S5 to allegedly receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update in December

Unlike HTC and Motorola, Samsung has been pretty mum about its plans of rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its flagship handset — the Galaxy S5. 

Samsung quietly launches the Galaxy S5 Plus in Netherlands

Samsung quietly launches the Galaxy S5 Plus in Netherlands

Samsung has quietly released the Galaxy S5 Plus in Netherlands featuring a Snapdragon 805 processor clocked at 2.5GHz. The company had earlier launched the handset in Singapore under the Galaxy S5 4G+ moniker. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android L shown off in video and new screenshots

Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android L shown off in video and new screenshots

While Android L isn’t scheduled to launch until sometime this fall, an early build has made its way to a Galaxy S5, and a video released showing what that looks like has been published for all to see.

Sony Xperia Z3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8 vs. LG G3: Specs shootout

Sony Xperia Z3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8 vs. LG G3: Specs shootout

Sony’s latest flagship — the Xperia Z3 — more or less packs the same specs as its predecessor, the Xperia Z2. Sony, however, has paid attention to the minute details and made an already excellent handset into a terrific one. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T receiving an update to address security and other enhancements

Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T receiving an update to address security and other enhancements

For owners of the Galaxy S5 under AT&T’s umbrella, you’re set to start receiving an update beginning today, August 28. The wireless carrier has officially announced the update, and outlined what’s available in the new software.

Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S5 Alpha: Tech Specs shootout

Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S5 Alpha: Tech Specs shootout

The Galaxy S5 Alpha may seem like a mid-range phone from Samsung at first glance, but it is in fact a compact power house that can easily hold its own against the likes of the Galaxy S5 and other heavy weights from LG and HTC.

In addition to its top-notch specs, the premium build quality of the Galaxy Alpha also gives it a key advantage over the Galaxy S5 — which has a very poor in-hand feel and looks very plastic-y.