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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  • sam

Using Samsung S5 for last 4 years. No major issues till now. Battery still great and notrim even minor scratches on screen. Great workhorse from Samsung cheers

  • Amos Zulu

My Samsung galaxy s5 went off and not turning on

  • AnonD-13959

really love this phone, altough i use the lte version wich is much better than the standard version. but now my phone screen has shadow / burn in and the body has scratches everywhere. the replacement body is quite cheap but the replacement screen is still quite expensive, sike i'ts even the same price as a secondhand s5. i'm in the zone of wether i get this phone fix or just buy another phone.

  • Anastasia

Does this phone become hot?????

  • AnonD-694384

Don't buy the V-zon or A-T version of this phone (or any of their MVNO networks, as will be the same crippled model)! Can't be rooted, and in 2017 you need to be able to root this phone to keep it relevant. Great features like removable battery, IR blaster, SD card slot, great looking screen, etc. Trust me, look into what this phone is capable of with a custom rom and root apps and this phone could be your sleeper daily driver. Props to Sprint and T-Mobile for not wrecking the flagship model of 2014.

  • mutia

Any gesture like samsung galaxy s4

  • Nikhil chaudhary

Send samsung Galaxy S5 video by creating it as much as this phone has please please please

  • AnonD-621809

ozboy, 04 Aug 2016so many things bad about this p.o.s. its hard to know where to s... moreHad the S5 for 2 years and never noticed any of this, are you sure it's not just your phone?

  • Lemmo

Mahmud Hossain, 22 Feb 2016My Front Camera Look Like Blur ( 16MP). What is the problem. I g... moreThe front camera is 2mp on the other hand the back camera is 16mp so i think you getting it all wrong

  • AnonD-573957

ssss, 06 Oct 2015My phone turn off and when holding power key do not restart and ... morePossibly the power button is broken. I had the same problem with S3. In my area there are some repair shops. I went to one one of those and they replaced the button. It works fine till today.

  • AnonD-573957

I bought Galaxy S5 in 2014 and am still using it. Actually, I am using the device to write this comment. In my opinion the device is one of the best devices of Samsung. Strong and stout design. Touch screen is excellent. After 2 years I am using the original battery. It reduces less than 15% charge at night from 12:00 am to 8:00 am. More than 12 hours at moderate or high use.

  • ozboy

so many things bad about this p.o.s. its hard to know where to start....the wi-fi that turns itself on and off, the unbelievably stupidly placed on/off button, the "touch"screen that often doesnt work....its garbage. Buy something else.

  • Talldrink10

What could be draining battery? I have S5 and with normal use by 2pm need to recharge. This is a new battery too.

  • ICHIGO

how do you upgrade it to marshmallow im from the philippines

  • AnonD-305109

Any chance you could retest the endurance after the Marshmallow update to see how Doze and the rest of the features affect it?

  • Shadow015

While using the 's health' app to check heart rate the phone gets stuck and not able to restart until i remove the battery.

  • Anonymous

Hate that thing that covers the charger. So hard to get open. N if it breaks u have to pay money

  • Anonymous

I like to sumsung all phones.So i used to samsung galaxy s7

  • bini

The samsung galaxy s5 phone is the best phone I've had and I have had a lot of good quality phones the samsung galaxy note 3 was not as good as the s5. I am getting a Samsung Galaxy s7 edge next week as I am a phone personthanx.

  • Mahmud Hossain

My Front Camera Look Like Blur ( 16MP). What is the problem. I get this phone esterday. Is there any setting problem..??? Please help me.