Samsung rolls out Galaxy S5 4G in India

After almost three months of rolling out its prized and much-coveted phone, Galaxy S5, in India, Samsung had just declared the availability of its 4G LTE model in the country. The newfangled model will be accessible starting on July 20, 2014.

Galaxy S5 4G LTE is not only equipped with added radio for intercepting 4G signals it is also packed with wide-range of features.

Here’s a quick glimpse of the look and feel of Galaxy S5 4G and how it differs from its predecessor:


Samsung Galaxy S5 is driven by Samsung’s Exynos 5422 Octa processor that operates four high-performance cores at a speed of 1.9GHz and four low-power cores that run at a speed of 1.3GHz.

The Galaxy S5 4G LTE on the other end is driven by a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor and boasts of four high-performance cores that operate at a speed of 2.46GHz.Moreover, the graphics chips in the two variants are employing differs from another. The graphics processor in Exynos (non-4G) version is held by several cores of Mali-T628, while the Snapdragon has Adreno 330 graphics chip.


When it comes to connectivity, Galaxy S5 4G LTE  is built with a 4G antenna which maintains eight 4G LTE bands as well as the TD LTE Indian band (2300MHz). On the other hand, the Galaxy S5 can only download information through 2G, 3G and Wi-Fi networks.

The 4G variant also comes with a Download Booster and Wi-Fi MiMo which are not present in the Exynos variety. The Download Booster allows users to open 4G and Wi-Fi instantaneously for a quicker file data transfer. While Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 2X2 MIMO (an acronym for Multi-Input Multi-Output), provide Galaxy S5 with two built-in Wi-Fi antennas to augment the connection two times and hasten the speed of Wi-Fi.

Other specifications

Both versions of the Samsung Galaxy S5 have the same hardware as they are clad with a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED display that has a resolution of 1920x1080p resolution and operates Android 4.4 (which is also known as KitKat) via Samsung’s TouchWiz UI layer. The 4G LTE variant is beefed up with a 16GB internal storage, handles up to 128GB microSD cards and comes with a 2GB RAM. It also has an amazing 16 Megapixels camera with LED flash and a 2 Megapixels camera in front of the phone. The phone can transmit data through Bluetooth 4.0, infrared, microUSB 3.0 and NFC.

The features of the 4G smartphone don’t end there as it is also equipped with a 2,800mAh battery, heart rate monitor and fingerprint sensor.

The accessibility of the 4G version provides added option to tech-savvy consumers in the country, though it most likely stir disappointments to the early buyers of Galaxy S5, who are willing to spend more if the Galaxy S5 4G LTE have been introduced three months earlier. Since the floodgate for smartphones had been opened in the country, many are anticipating the launching of iPhone 6 in India.


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