Samsung Shows off Back to Basics Galaxy S5 Smartphone

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Samsung says that it is going back to basics in its newest flagship smartphone the Galaxy S5, even as it increased the technical performance of the device.

The built-in camera is said to have the world's fastest autofocus speed up to 0.3 seconds, and comes with a 16 megapixel sensor.

The Galaxy S5 supports the fifth generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 2X2 MIMO, and supporting the large number of LTE frequency with LTE Category 4 standard. For consumers seeking an even faster connection, the phone can also download via Wi-Fi and LTE simultaneously.

The Galaxy S5 is IP67 dust and water resistant. It also offers a Finger Scanner, providing a biometric screen locking feature.

A power saving mode turns the display to black and white, and shuts down all unnecessary features to minimize the battery consumption.

The device will be available globally in April.

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