Inside the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 stands accused of having a plastic build, but what does it look like on the inside? We’re not so keen on pulling apart our GS5 so, luckily for us, the good guys over at have done the job for us. Here’s some stu you might not know about the Galaxy S5.

Samsung Galaxy S5: What we know

The Samsung Galaxy S5’s specifi cation is no secret. In fact, the S5 is an incredibly popular device, with sales completely outstripping those of the S4. You might even own one.

So what is inside? The Samsung Galaxy S5 is an Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone with a 5.1in (1920x1080, 432ppi) Super AMOLED display. It pairs a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chip with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 330 graphics, plus there’s 16- or 32GB of internal storage and a microSDXC card slot that lets you add a further 128GB.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 supports some unique connectivity features, with its 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless supported with MIMO technology and a download booster, allowing it to combine the power of Wi-Fi and 4G to o er super-fast downloads. And you get NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, IR and Micro-USB 3.0 — no surprises there.

It’s a skinny smartphone, just 8.1mm thick and 145g, but packs in a 2800mAh removable battery whose capacity is boosted with an extreme power saving mode. And let’s not forget the 16Mp rear camera and front-facing 2Mp webcam, heart-rate monitor and fi ngerprint sensor. SIM-free, the Galaxy S5 costs around £479.

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