Smartphone major Samsung has launched its much awaited Galaxy S5 and gear 2 in india today. Smartphone will allow people to experience smart technology. The Galaxy S5 runs on Android operating system and will be priced between Rs 51,000/ and Rs 53,000/ Galaxy Gear 2 is priced at Rs. 21,900/ . Both Galaxy Gear 2 Neo and Galaxy Gear Fit are priced at Rs 15,900/ each. These devices will be available across India through Samsung’s retail stores and e- commerce sites from April 11, 2014 onwards.
“The Galaxy S5 is yet another great proof of point of people – inspired innovation. Designed to be both effortlessly smart and intuitively simple, the Galaxy S5 has been created to maximize consumer benefits by integrating superior hardware with enhanced smartphone usability and an iconic design,” said Vineet Taneja, Country Head, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung India.
One of the highlights of this smartphone is that it is dust and water resistant and allows S5 to submerge in one meter of water for upto 30 minutes. The 5.1-inch AMOLED screen is just easy to control from the tap of your finger and is a visual treat for the owner of S5.
Other features include 16 megapixel rear facing camera, battery upto 2800 mAh, fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor, download booster and ultra power saving mode, which shuts down all S5 key functions, turns the screen black and white and dims it to allow users to use battery power if not charged fully. In the ultra power saving mode, users can use upto six apps.
The phone has a smoother internet connection as it fuses the Wi-Fi and 4G data connections together. The feature also eliminates buffering. The phone also has a smart antenna technology MIMO, that enables it to connect to Wi-Fi access point faster than S4. The fingerprint scanner on the home button will let you sign into many services just with a swipe.