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  • Reception and call quality Where I live in the hills, I usually can't even get a signal. With the S5, i'm able to connect to 4G almost anywhere. great!
  • Display You simply can't beat an OLED display. Contrast is second to none and the 1080P resolution just makes it that much better. great!
  • Battery life So far, the battery life has been great. I don't use my phone every second of the day, so 2800mAH gets the job done. great!
  • Camera 16MP. That's right, it's TWICE the resolution of the iPhone 5S. Not to mention all of the different modes (including slow motion video). great!
  • Ease of use Touchwiz is nice, but it could use some improvements. There's alot of extra steps that don't need to exist. good
  • Design and form factor I love the design and the size of the display, but they could've used better materials and a curved back to make it more comfortable to hold. good
  • Portability (size / weight) For being a big phone, it fits just fine in my pocket. It's light as a feather also, which is nice. great!
  • Media support Supports all of my favorite media types: FLAC, AAC, MP3, WAV, MP4, etc. great!
  • Durability Being made out of plastic, the phone is less likely to break when dropped. Haven't dropped it yet however, so this is just an opinion here. great!
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.) It's an Android phone, so Google ecosystem = 5 stars. great!
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