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Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon)
23 April 2015
Excerpt: Though it’s no longer a flagship device, Samsung’s Galaxy S5 remains a very capable and full-featured phone perfect for any teen partial to Android over iOS. The 5 inch screen is a super AMOLED screen that dishes out a resolution of 1080x1920 for about 432 pixels per square inch.
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S5 is no doubt an excellent smartphone. Better camera, faster performance, and a gorgeous display—these are just but a few things offered by the Korean giant’s latest flagship.
Conclusion: The Galaxy S5 is not groundbreaking, earth shattering, or really all that remarkable in look or feel. It’s not a huge leap over the Galaxy S4 and nor is that much better than the now 8 month old iPhone 5s (save for the display size).
Pros: Amazing battery life, great looking screen, IP67 out of the box
Cons: Fingerprint reader can be trying, heart rate sensor is gimmicky, and
Conclusion: As Samsung continues to refine its flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S5 is better than ever. It's the most powerful phone you can buy, and is a lock for our Editors' Choice on Verizon.
Summary: Space...the Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Notebookcheck as she continues her mission to explore the (Samsung) Galaxy S5. The crew is hoping for a result that is out of this world - and although the scores fall slightly short of expectations, the S5 nonetheless earns the...
Pros: Outstanding screen, Long-lasting battery, Very good and well explained software, Camera quality very good, Recording and playback quality of UHD videos, Resistant to water and dust, Supports many current transmission standards, USB 3.0 port, High quality GPS, High voice quality, Sturdy case, Batt...
Cons: Case is torsionally not completely rigid..., ... and complains with slight creaking when forces are applied, Pop-up warnings to close the covers properly get annoyoing, Compared to the predecessor, only some details have been improved, Not as easy to maintain, Finger print sensor not always easy ...
Summary: The Android smartphone wars are heating up here in Q2 with Samsung, HTC and releasing flagship devices targeted at luring in enthusiasts and mainstream consumers who might be looking to upgrade to the latest technologies and screen sizes.
Summary: With its gorgeous display, powerful Snapdragon 801 processor and enhanced camera, the Samsung Galaxy S5 easily eclipses its predecessor along with nearly all other smartphones on the market. Oh, and let's not forget the fact that the S5 can go for a quick dip and keep on kicking.
Excerpt: Samsung is known for piling on the features, but for the Galaxy S5 ($199 for 16GB on Verizon) the company has taken a more measured approach. Yes, the built-in heart rate sensor and fingerprint reader are a bit gimmicky.