Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Fab Five

08 April 2014
Every time the Samsung Galaxy S counter flips a digit, the world is getting ready to be amazed. The lineup that stood up to the iPhone and has been pulling Android to the very top of the food chain, is under new leadership effective last month...

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  • JadagePG

I think Samsung smartphones is the best than the others . This is my opinion after I make review between Samsung and HTC and Apple

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  • 2014-09-15 16:48
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  • Samir

I Like To Sumsung Gallaxy S5

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  • 2014-09-07 17:14
  • Xu75
  • privi

> In reply to saadatali @ 2014-07-18 23:42 from 6QtZ - click to readMay be ur internet connection is weak

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  • 2014-09-04 11:29
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  • Anonymous

This doesnt tell u anything useful like how to access car mode etc

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  • 2014-08-28 04:14
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  • Anonymous

> In reply to Grey.Warden @ 2014-07-12 14:01 from Nk6T - click to readIn chips below s805 that was semi true

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  • 2014-08-25 05:18
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  • saadatali

I'm not able to connect to the play store.. It says "No Connection... Retry.. Samsung Galaxy S5
I have cleared the cache, data, force stop also uninstalled play store updates, Checked time and date, and everything else I can find in searches to do..
Any help appreciated...
Thanks....

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  • 2014-07-18 23:42
  • 6QtZ
  • saadatali

> In reply to anton @ 2014-06-29 01:51 from PAvM - click to readupdate samsung kies to kies 3

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  • 2014-07-18 23:39
  • 6QtZ
  • tigeraries

I am using Samsung galaxy S5,I am having trouble because I have downloaded different apps and is giving me a lot of problems.So I want the original apps tat belongs to Samsung.I want all the features and everything to be like the first time u buy a new S5.please help me to reset everything

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  • 2014-07-12 14:30
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  • Grey.Warden

"And pushing beyond 1080p is unlikely to produce anything but extra battery and GPU strain"

This line sounds like "DOS addresses only 1 Megabyte of RAM because we cannot imagine any applications needing more." or "No one will need more than 637 kB of memory for a personal computer".

As for the rest of the review, it's nothing short of AMAZING. GSMArena is a really great site. Thank you for all your hard work

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  • 2014-07-12 14:01
  • Nk6T
  • RedZobe

> In reply to marinkus @ 2014-06-26 18:40 from jSmY - click to readAnother Samboy not letting someone critique the device...

You Samboys make me laugh.

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  • 2014-07-12 07:41
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  • Anonymous

> In reply to marinkus @ 2014-06-26 18:40 from jSmY - click to readVery spot on and factual response based on what actually seems to be reality.

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  • 2014-07-10 10:01
  • 4QSR
  • anton

Can somebody tell me how to connect S5 to kies

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  • 2014-06-29 01:51
  • PAvM
  • marinkus

> In reply to DehMacLuvr @ 2014-04-08 09:27 from 9E9j - click to readThe S5's plastic build is excellent if not aesthetically pleasing. The phone doesn't creak, the buttons don't rattle, the waistline is thin, and the weight still has a solid heft while being evenly balanced. Compared to metal, plastic is lighter, better for reception, and less cost prohibitive which hopefully translates to savings for the consumer in the long run. Add to that a removable battery which is always an advantage AND hardware navigation keys. Then there's the 1080p Super Amoled wich is brighter and more accurate than the S4 (the S4 Active has an lcd screen btw, not amoled). Seriously, the S5 is not a hideous phone, and the point is moot with a case on. It looks very grown up and doesn't sacrifice usability (i.e. using a metal unibody as an excuse for no removable battery) in the name of shallow superficiality. As for that flap for the USB port, why shouldn't it be on a flagship? It has an important function, but because it doesn't look pretty it should be omitted? I can't tell if you're playing devil's advocate or a hipster that hates anything mainstream because the negatives you're pointing out are inconsequential or terribly generalized. The S5 camera takes blurry photos because of no OIS? But yet GSMARENA declares it superior to the G2's. I'd much much rather have OIS instead of a heart rate monitor though, but not to the point I look at the S5 with such disdain and deem it beneath my consideration. The screen is too small and should be increased by a few FRACTIONS of an inch? Because a 5.1" screen isnt huge? You speak of a proper flagship, so you must recognize even a 4.8" screen is already pushing the limits of what's comfy for the majority of consumers. If you truly are being objective, then recognize the S5 for it's many strengths in addition to its weaknesses.

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  • 2014-06-26 18:40
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  • Farnaz Handy

guys!!!! i am gonna buy a s5 soon, wat u guys r gonna tell me????? is it okay??? or i phone 5s is better than that???

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  • 2014-06-15 18:35
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  • NOLLYTINE

Samsung also blocked moving of app to SD and too the smart remote on the s5 does nt control volume on DVD player(home theatre)only the power,previous, next,pause&stop..BT it works fine on LCD.

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  • 2014-06-14 12:55
  • ftVi
  • Anonymous

> In reply to christy @ 2014-06-12 23:14 from Mgwk - click to readSomething went wrong with the recording. A glitch somewhere. Really sucks, but happens. It shouldn't happen again. If it does maybe you should try a reset or a replacement.

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  • 2014-06-14 02:05
  • 4QSR
  • Anonymous

> In reply to Proto @ 2014-06-11 10:03 from nCfr - click to readSorry. This is reality.

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  • 2014-06-14 02:03
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  • christy

I took some videos on my S5 this morning at my daughter's school. All play fine except the longest of them, at 12 minutes. When I Play This Video I Get A Pop Up That Tells Me Play video data only. There is no sound to this video. I am so upset as to why not.

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  • 2014-06-12 23:14
  • Mgwk
  • Proto

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-05-29 04:47 from 4QSR - click to readOr maybe you have to nderstand that Samsung products suffeer from extremely bad quality and virtually there is no Galaxy S4 without problems. Also there is nothing new in S5 to replace S4 but only more problems. I have S3 new because of the 2 sim cards. I tried S4 and this was the cheapes piece of plastic I ever hold in my hands. Also if you try sony or LG products for a while you will never get back to Samsung't pathetic quality and terrible design.

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  • 2014-06-11 10:03
  • nCfr
  • minh

I don't have the option to schedule text messages. I can delay them, but there is no option to turn on scheduled text messages. Where do I have to go to enable this?

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  • 2014-06-08 07:23
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