Samsung Galaxy S5 4G SM-G900I is the LTE variant of the flagship phablet by the South Korean electronics manufacturer. Samsung Galaxy S5 4G shares most of its specifications with the Galaxy S5 3G, which was launched in April 2014. However, the Galaxy S5 4G is powered by quad-core 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset. And it supports 4G through B1, B2, B3, B5, B7, B8 and B28 LTE bands. Additionally, the Galaxy S5 4G variant comes with download booster and Wi-Fi MIMO to ensure accelerated data transfer.
The Galaxy S5 LTE features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED with Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and 432 PPI pixel density. The device comes with an Adaptive Display technology that automatically adjusts viewing levels based on the lighting conditions. In terms of thickness, it measure 8.1 mm and weighs around 145 grams.
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE is powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset and an Adreno 330 GPU. The device comes with 2 GB RAM and 16GB internal storage which is expandable up to 128 GB using a micro-SD card slot on board. One of the most talked about features of the Galaxy S5 is a fingerprint scanner that is integrated in the home button. This security feature comes handy while unlocking the device and authenticating payments.
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE's camera provides one of the best imaging experience by a mobile phone. It comes with an impressive 16 MP rear camera with LED flash in addition to a 2 MP front camera. The primary camera comes with a range of picture modes including Auto, Beauty, Face, Download, Dual Camera, HDR, Shot & More, Panorama, selective Focus and Virtual Tour. The additional features of the camera are: Anti Shake Reduction, Auto Close Camera, Contrast Auto Focus, Phase Detection Auto Focus, EV, Face Detection, Flash and ISO. Furthermore, the Galaxy S5 has a faster (Phase) auto-focus feature which allows you to take pictures of movement and action. The camera also gives you the ability to shoot 4K video and slow-motion video at 120 fps. There is also a 2 MP camera at the front of the Galaxy S5 that can shoot full-HD video. As for multimedia, the S5 LTE supports almost all the video and audio codecs including MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM, AAC, AAC+, AMR, AMR-NB, MIDI, MPEG, OGG, PMD, SP-Midi etc.
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE runs Android KitKat v4.4 with Samsung's TouchWiz UI on top of it. The device also comes with some health and fitness tracking apps. S Health is an app on which you can set your fitness goals and achieve them with the help of Galaxy S5's pedometer which tracks your condition, walking distance, calories, speed, duration, and so on. There is also a Heart Rate Sensor that enables you to measure your heart rate directly on your phone.
The connectivity options of the device include Bluetooth v4.0, USB 3.0, Wi-Fi MIMO, LTE, HSPA+ and GPS. The device houses a 2,800 mAh battery that is promised to deliver 10 hours of Internet surfing over LTE and 12 hours of continuous video playback. There is also a power management feature in the device that lets you conserve battery usage even further.