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Your Galaxy S5 wants you to know it's powered by Android

New boot screen branding for Android on the GS5 Boot up the Samsung Galaxy S5 and you'll be presented with a new message below the usual boot-up logo. The Galaxy S5 isn't just a Galaxy S5 — it's "powered by Android," and that's exactly what you'll see at boot-up. It's an interesting distinction...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 — Everything you need to know

We're rounding up all of our important Samsung Galaxy S5 coverage for you right here You might have noticed that we've covered the heck out of the Samsung Galaxy S5 launch at Mobile World Congress. It's a lot to take in, but we're going to round up all of the important stories right here for...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 chipsets confirmed, Snapdragon 801 on-board

Also confirmed to be Octa-core Exynos variant for selected markets The Samsung Galaxy S5 event passed by without too much detail on just what chipset is actually powering things. This morning, we've got word on two different versions for presumably different markets. Qualcomm has dropped word...
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Poll: Are you upgrading to the Galaxy S5?

Is the new look and new software enough to make you go for it? The Internet is on fire over the Samsung Galaxy S5. Generally seen as a nice device by those who have had their hands all over it, it retains the look we're familiar with, while being a little different — both outside and inside. But...
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Galaxy S5 ROM is a bit of a monster, taking up nearly 8GB of storage

That SD card slot Samsung keeps including in its phones? You're going to need it. We have to preface what we're about to show you with the following statement: Pre-release device, lacking carrier customizations, yadda yadda. But what you see here is the storage listing on the just-announced...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 UK availability starts to take shape

Major carriers and high-street retailers already offering registration pages The Samsung Galaxy S5 is official and there's bound to be a ton of people out there that want to know where to get one. Samsung announced April 11 as the grand release date for 150 countries and some of the UK...
Android Central 172: The Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 podcast

Android Central 172: The Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 podcast

We're in Barcelona, Spain, for Mobile World Congress, where Samsung just announced the Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, and the Gear Fit. Join Alex Dobie and Phil Nickinson as they break down this latest round of announcements. Samsung Galaxy S5 made official: 5.1-inch HD screen,...
HTC: Quick on the troll, perhaps too quick

HTC: Quick on the troll, perhaps too quick

Or: Lessons in speaking before you know all the details #TweetersRemorse In the midst of today's Samsung Galaxy S5 announcements at MWC (right around when Samsung was talking about the Gear 2 and Gear Fit), HTC decided to fire a social media shot across Samsung's bow. You might call it an...
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US carriers confirm Galaxy S5 release

Details about when you can get the new Galaxy S5 You know every carrier here in the states will be carrying the new Galaxy S5. It will probably be the biggest seller of 2014 on the Android front, and both Samsung and the folks you pay each month will be pushing this one hard. From what we've...
Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Gear Fit launching April 11 worldwide

Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Gear Fit launching April 11 worldwide

You've seen the Samsung Galaxy S5's shimmering backs, you've read about the great new camera, and you've looked at your wrist, wondering what it might look like with a Gear 2 or Gear Fit strapped to it. But when will you be able to get one? April 11, 2014, that's when. Samsung's announced their...
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The Galaxy S5 pictured from every angle you can imagine

Every single inch — inside and out — of the latest Samsung flagship shown off ​Samsung has just dropped the device many have been waiting for, the Galaxy S5. And while it's worth reading all of our extensive coverage of the launch, device and features, sometimes you just want to see all of...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 specs

Full hardware specifications for Samsung's latest The Samsung Galaxy S5 is official, and we've just posted our hands-on impressions of the device. But if you want to dig down into the nitty-gritty details and examine the GS5's hardware specs, we've also got you covered. Head on past the break...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on and initial review

Samsung’s best gets even better in the Galaxy S5 — we take it out for a spin Behold, the Samsung Galaxy S5. The Korean manufacturer at Mobile World Congress unveiled the fifth iteration of its flagship Android smartphone. And as we’ve come to expect, this one’s better than every one that’s...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 made official: 5.1-inch HD screen, fingerprint scanner, and heart rate monitor in tow

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has gone official at Mobile World Congress with a whole bunch of new features. After much ado at Mobile World Congress, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is now official. It's running Android 4.4.2 on a 2.5 Ghz quad-core processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16/32 GB of storage (plus microSD...
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'The Next Galaxy' is coming at Samsung Unpacked 5

New teaser shows the power of five Continuing its focus on the "power of five," Samsung's teaser for its Unpacked 5 event next Monday in Barcelona leaves little doubt that we'll see the Galaxy S5 on the first day of MWC. Intercut with buzzwords, artsy photos and gratiutous use of the number...
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Samsung Unpacked 5 Liveblog [2 p.m. EST Feb. 24]

Will we see the Galaxy S5? Something else? Only one way to find out! Join us Monday as we're live from Samsung Unpacked 5 in Barcelona, Spain, at Mobile World Congress. And on tap this evening — mid-day for those of you back home in the U.S. — is, well, the latest and greatest from Samsung!...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 could go on sale in just three weeks

The Samsung Galaxy S5 hasn't even been announced yet, but already focus is beginning to turn to when we'll actually be able to buy the phone. Today our first clue comes from GSMArena, which says it's been told by an unnamed Samsung executive that the GS5 will be arriving in three weeks time. The...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 could use 'side touch' camera button

Touch-sensitive area of chassis might work as a shutter button, new camera modes also reported In the run up to next Monday's Galaxy S5 launch event in Barcelona, a few more details about the upcoming Samsung flagship are starting to trickle out online. Today Samsung fansite SamMobile, which has...
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Samsung unveils upgraded flash for Galaxy S5 camera

Upgraded Samsung flash 'will be used in the next Galaxy smartphone' With less than a week to go before the expected Galaxy S5 launch at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung has today handed us one small piece of the GS5 hardware puzzle. In a post on the Samsung Tomorrow blog, the company...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 to have fingerprint scanner, report claims

Swipe style scanner embedded in the physical home button We're just 7 days away from what we expect to be the grand unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S5, and we're hearing yet more apparent details about the new device. The folks at SamMobile have reportedly got their hands on some juicy inside...

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