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  • DiGi Registration of Interest page up for Samsung Galaxy S5

    DiGi Registration of Interest page up for Samsung Galaxy S5

    While the Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to arrive in Malaysia sometime in April, DiGi have already opened up a Registration of Interest page for the flagship Samsung smartphone. Being quite careful this time around, DiGi's teaser doesn't reveal much more than the tech specs that we already know. The only clues visible is that the DiGi page only covers three of the four colours. These include Charcoal Black, Electric Blue and Shimmery White. Perhaps Copper Gold may be offered differently. There is no news about pricing either (which was previously leaked unintentionally) and there are no details of any pre-order promotions either.

  • Check out these Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Fit official videos

    Check out these Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Fit official videos

    While it has been announced, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is only coming on 11 April 2014 but if you've missed some of it's features or tech specs, Samsung have come out with some official hands-on videos of this latest flagship smartphone. The video highlights key features like the camera, heart rate monitor and fingerprint sensor while showing how to use them. In addition to the Galaxy S5, Samsung have also come out with an official hands-on video for the Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch and Gear Fit smartband. Check out the videos for yourself in this article.

  • Check out these official Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Fit highlight videos!

    Check out these official Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Fit highlight videos!

    Samsung revealed quite a lot of new devices recently including the Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and Samsung Gear Fit. Just in case you haven't seen everything there is to see about them, Samsung have also released some official highlight videos as well. Check out the videos in this article.

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Malaysia Release Date and Specs

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Malaysia Release Date and Specs

    The Samsung Galaxy S5 has recently been officially announced. So far, the latest in the long range of Samsung Galaxy S series flagship smartphones manages to retain more or less the same design as before except for a more perforated backside but manages to offer up a number of interesting tech specs and features nonetheless. Malaysia release dates for the Samsung Galaxy S5 are expected on or after 11 March 2014 with Malaysia pricing expected to be about $600 (RM1969). Stay tuned and we'll keep you posted, but for now, check out the Samsung Galaxy S5 tech specs below:

    • 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
    • 2GB RAM
    • 16GB / 32GB storage + microSD (64GB)
    • 5.1-display (FHD, Super AMOLED, 1920 x 1080)
    • 16MP rear camera (UHD@30fps, HDR, video stabilization) + 2.0MP front camera
    • 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm | 145g
    • 2800 mAh battery
    • Supports LTE Cat.4, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2x2), Bluetooth 4.0 BLE / ANT+, USB 3.0, NFC, IR Remote
    • Features Gesture(IR), Finger Scanner, Heart rate sensor, Download Booster, S Health 3.0, Quick Connect, Private Mode, Kids Mode
    • IP67 Dust and Water Resistant
    • Android 4.4.2 Kitkat
  • Octa-core Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy S5 coming too

    Octa-core Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy S5 coming too

    While the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S5 saw a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, an infographic showing the evolution of the Samsung Galaxy S series confirms earlier rumours that a Samsung Exynos powered version is also coming too. Details of this version are scant but we do know that the Samsung Exynos processor will be an octa-core (having eight cores) and be clocked at 2.1GHz. Other tech specs like the 5.1-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, 16MP rear camera and 2800 mAh battery remain the same however. No news yet on when we might see this version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 but hopefully it won't omit features such as 4K video recording that have previously been available for the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processors and chipsets.

  • 5.1-inch Samsung Galaxy S5 officially announced, water proof + Finger Scanner + heart rate sensor

    5.1-inch Samsung Galaxy S5 officially announced, water proof + Finger Scanner + heart rate sensor

    Samsung has finally revealed the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone and as expected, it is a mix of relatively unchanged design and new features. While many have been hoping for a metal Galaxy S5, this unfortunately did not come true as the overall plastic build and shape are more or less the same. That being said, there are still some small design changes such as the perforated back cover and some new colours like Electric Blue and Copper Gold. Most of the changes in the Samsung Galaxy S5 come in the form of tech specs and features which are listed below:

    • 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
    • 2GB RAM
    • 16GB / 32GB storage + microSD (64GB)
    • 5.1-display (FHD, Super AMOLED, 1920 x 1080)
    • 16MP rear camera (UHD@30fps, HDR, video stabilization) + 2.0MP front camera
    • 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm | 145g
    • 2800 mAh battery
    • Supports LTE Cat.4, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2x2), Bluetooth 4.0 BLE / ANT+, USB 3.0, NFC, IR Remote
    • Features Gesture(IR), Finger Scanner, Heart rate sensor, Download Booster, S Health 3.0, Quick Connect, Private Mode, Kids Mode
    • IP67 Dust and water Resistant
    • Android 4.4.2 Kitkat
  • Some Samsung Galaxy S5 features confirmed, 16MP camera + new flash + more

    Some Samsung Galaxy S5 features confirmed, 16MP camera + new flash + more

    As the date for the Samsung Galaxy S5 unveiling approaches more leaks appear, this time some of them coming from Samsung itself. The first set of tech specs covers the rear or main camera of the Galaxy S5, which has been confirmed to be a 16MP sensor both from the Exif data of a leaked photo taken using the camera along with a report from Samsung about their new LED flash. Apparently, Samsung are working on a new reflector-integrated LED flash for their cameraphones which will deliver better light coverage of over 165 lux at 1A. They went on further to say that it would be used for their newest smartphones which includes the Galaxy S5. Another set of semi-confirmed tech specs comes from Bloomberg who say the screen on the Galaxy S5 will be much sharper, hinting at a possible 2K display of 1440 x 2560 pixels on a 5.2-inch screen. While the Samsung Galaxy S5 is expected to unveiled at an Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, we expect the smartphone to be available by or after next month. No exact Malaysia release dates or pricing but we'll keep you posted.

  • Rumours: Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor confirmed?

    Rumours: Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor confirmed?

    We've been through the Samsung Galaxy S5 rumour mill for some time now, and the rumour about a possible fingerprint scanner has been both certified and debunked quite a lot of times. This time around the rumour is that the Samsung Galaxy S5 will have a fingerprint scanner but rather than have it embedded in the screen, it will be embedded in the home button. Considering how rectangular the home button is for most Samsung Galaxy smartphones this seems a bit off, but according to the source, who happens to be SamMobile, the fingerprint scanner will be the swipe kind. While SamMobile are usually quite accurate about such things do take this with a pinch of salt. According to the rumour, Samsung will integrate usage of the scanner into unlocking the smartphone or accessing private folders and media along with verifying your account while getting rid of onscreen buttons. With no other news except that we'll find out about whether this is true soon enough at the next Unpacked event.

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 reference design appears

    Samsung Galaxy S5 reference design appears

    There have been quite a lot of concept renders already for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 but a new one has come up nonetheless. This render comes from Sonny Dickson who isn't a designer but is more well-known for being a serial leaker of smartphones. He recently posted this render with the message that it was a design reference for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The design looks nothing like the previous Samsung smartphone patent, but then it also looks very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S4. While he didn't mention any tech specs or features, the design does offer measurements with the "design reference" measuring 141.7mm x 72.5mm x 8.2mm, making it larger and thicker than the Samsung Galaxy S4, which could be to make way for a bigger screen and battery. With the Samsung Galaxy S5 set to be unveiled in just another week or so, we won't have to wait long to find out how it will really look.

  • Rumours: Samsung Galaxy S5 tech specs leak on AnTuTu, suggest two very different versions

    Rumours: Samsung Galaxy S5 tech specs leak on AnTuTu, suggest two very different versions

    It isn't a secret that Samsung likes to come out with many different versions of a certain smartphone as this has been done with both the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to name a few, but tech specs leaked on AnTuTu suggest that the Samsung Galaxy S5 could be coming in two very different versions. Tech specs for the two devices labeled as Samsung Galaxy S5 are listed as the SM-G900R4 and SM-G900H with the features list below:

    • SM-G900R4
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974AC) – 300-2457MHz Clock speed
    • Adreno 330 GPU
    • 2560×1440 pixels resolution
    • 3GB RAM
    • 32GB Storage
    • 2.1MP and 16MP Camera
    • Android 4.4.2 KitKat
    • SM-G900H
    • Samsung Exynos 5422 (8 Cores) – 500-1500MHz Clock speed
    • Mali T628 GPU
    • 1920×1080 pixels resolution
    • 2GB RAM
    • 16GB Storage
    • 2.1MP and 16MP Camera
    • Android 4.4.2 KitKat