Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A Will Not Witness a Global Launch, Claims Report

By | June 19, 2014

Samsung created headlines in the tech media world with the announcement of the Galaxy S5 LTE-A smartphone supporting high speed connectivity up to 225 Mbps. Now, the vendor has announced a shocking news but it should not be a surprise for many in the industry.

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As per Android Central, it is reported that the Galaxy S5 LTE-A will not be made available in any other region other than South Korea. Consequently, the device will be witnessing the global launch any time. This simply means that Samsung is not planning to release the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A in the rest of the markets other than its local market. May be, Samsung will be coming up with a QHD version of the device without support to the high-speed connectivity with the launch of Galaxy S5 Prime or Galaxy F adhering to the earlier rumors.

To recap on the specifications, the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A features a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels and is stuffed with a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor clocked at 2.5 GHz paired with 3 GB of RAM. The device features 32 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded externally up to 128 GB via a micro SD card.

The camera set on the phone includes a 16 MP primary camera with LED flash and a 2.1 MP front-facing snapper. Fueled by Android 4.4 KitKat, the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A features a 2,800 mAh battery and the usual connectivity features as in the flagship model. Also onboard is the IP67 rating for water and dust resistance and heart rate sensor.

Author: Abhinaya Prabhu

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