Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-booking starts in India


Samsung launched the Galaxy S5 in India earlier this week. The flagship smartphone is now available for pre-order in India on the official Samsung eStore. The pre-order price is Rs. 1500. Samsung also offers 15% cash back to Citbank credit card customers when they pay the remaining amount. The Galaxy S5 has the 5.1-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It is powered by a Octa-Core Exynos 5422 (A15 1.9 GHz + A7 1.3 GHz) processor with Heterogeneous Multi-Processing and has 3G HSPA+ support, unlike the LTE variant that is powered by a Snapdragon 801 processor.


It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Ultra HD video recording at 30fps, and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera. It has IP67 ratings for Dust and water Resistance, feature a Finger Scanner built-in heart rate monitor and packs 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage with expansion slot and a 2800 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold colors and would be priced between Rs. 51,000 and Rs. 53,000. Final pricing would be unveiled when it goes on sale on April 11th. Other Gear devices, Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit that were launched along with the Galaxy S5 are not available for pre-order yet.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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