Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.(ADR) (LON:BC94) (KRX:005930)’s upcoming Galaxy S5 is one of the most-awaited smartphones of the year. We have consistently seen more and more rumors and supply chain leaks about the device. The latest leaked screenshots of the Galaxy S5 indicate that the Korean electronics company will continue with the tradition of its flagship smartphone’s nomenclature, contrary to reports that the device may be named Galaxy F. The Korean company doesn’t reveal names of its devices until they are released.
Latest Galaxy S5 leaks
According to @evleaks, which has an exceptional track record in providing details of upcoming smartphones, the Galaxy S5 will come with a WQHD 2K display. The @evleaks account has posted two images of the flagship smartphone in APK file format. The file names also indicate the feature of the Galaxy S5. one file is named “3DTourViewer_WQHD_K.apk” and another is “FingerprintService.apk.” It suggests that the Galaxy S5 will have a 3D viewer, WQHD display with 2560×1440 pixels resolution and fingerprint scanner.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.(ADR) (LON:BC94) (KRX:005930) is speculated to be working on an iris eye scanner. A company vice president recently told Bloomberg that the company is likely to use the technology in one of its future devices, without stating whether it will appear in the Galaxy S5. But the leaked images show that the world’s largest smartphone maker will be following in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s footsteps by bringing the Galaxy S5 with a fingerprint scanner.
Galaxy S5 to have longer battery life
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.(ADR) (LON:BC94) (KRX:005930) was initially rumored to release the Galaxy S5 next month at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). But a company executive denied those reports later, saying that Samsung will hold its own event in March or April to launch the device. The Galaxy S5 has been anticipated to sport a quickly chargeable battery. Smartphone users have always complained about battery drainage in less than a day. If that’s true, the Galaxy S5’s battery will have 20% more capacity that its predecessor, and would charge up in much less time.
Among other features, the Galaxy S5 is expected to feature a 16MP camera with ISOCELL technology, a scratch-resistant diamond-like coating, 5.25-inch screen, 3GB RAM, 4000mAh battery, the latest Android 4.4 Kit Kat and a 64-bit Exynos processor.