Samsung Galaxy S5 has 5.2 inch LCD multi touch display screen with resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy S5, one of 2014 highly anticipated device, was announced back at MWC 2014. Instead of making it more gimmicky and adding more software tricks, this time around Samsung added new features that are actually useful and enhance the overall experience. And here are the most significant features and improvements. Here are the seven reasons why you should consider buying the new Samsung Galaxy S5 based on the new features it offered.

Faster Processing

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Buy the New Samsung Galaxy S5

Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Buy the New Samsung Galaxy S5

The most recent Samsung Galaxy S5 packs the 64-bit quad core processor known as the Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 clocked at 2.5 GHz. Moreover, the handset will pack a separate graphics chipset – Adreno 330. Lastly, the device runs with the latest Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS.

Fingerprint and heart sensors

One of the new features boasted by Samsung Galaxy S5 would be the fingerprint and heart sensors. With iPhone’s lead, it’s not surprising that Samsung followed suit in packing a fingerprint sensor. Apart from unlocking and locking the Galaxy S5, the fingerprint sensor also ensures password protection when using PayPal for more secured payments. The smartphone could be a beneficial tool for your health with S Health. The handset can offer you real time data by simply placing a finger on the front-facing camera.


On the camera side, the Galaxy S5 is featured having a 16MP camera and a 16:9 sensor, in addition to 4k video capture. Finally OEMs are beginning to think right, because with most phones when taking a widescreen shot the final picture is cropped and it is at lower resolution. Additionally, it has a Phase Detection Auto-focus, allowing the camera to focus very quickly, Samsung claims it to be fastest on any phone. Mind you the Galaxy S5 doesn’t have optical image stabilization.

Dust and water resistant

Similar to the rugged version of the Samsung Galaxy S4, the organization makes the flagship smartphone dustproof and waterproof, that are good qualities for a smartphone. With this particular, Samsung had an edge over Apple’s iPhone which doesn’t pack the said feature.

Bigger Storage

Samsung Galaxy S5 is available in 16 GB and 32 GB variant. Surprisingly, its external storage via a microSD slot is up to 128 GB, which gives users more space for their files and photos.

More colour options

This was the first time that Samsung announced a smartphone and made it available in a myriad of colours at launch. Buyers can choose from four colour options – blue, black, white and gold.


Life of the battery is one main things we’re concerned about when buying a new phone or tablet, and be assured the Galaxy S5 doesn’t disappoint. Although with only a 2800 mAh battery it outperforms the likes of the Galaxy Note 3 (3200 mAh), LG G2 (3000 mAh) and the Sony Xperia Z1 (3000 mAh), according to the tests carried out by