Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5
83

Engadget Review

The S5 is a solid upgrade over last year's model, with improvements to the hardware, software and camera. However, certain headline features like the fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor are mediocre at best. Chances are, you'll be happy with the phone, but don't fork out the extra cash for an early upgrade.

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Pros

  • Fantastic display
  • Daylight images are on par with other flagship phones
  • Waterproof casing and improved design
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Fingerprint scanner can be frustrating
  • Selective focus doesn't always work as promised
  • Heart rate monitor isn't completely accurate
  • TouchWiz UI looks better, but is still confusing
Samsung

Galaxy

Engadget

83

Critics

49 reviews

85

AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE

Users

27 reviews

83

AVERAGE USER SCORE
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Key Specs

TYPE
Smartphone
OPERATING SYSTEM
Android
SCREEN SIZE
5.122
INTERNAL MEMORY
161
CAMERA
Yes

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