The existence of the Galaxy S5 Prime (Galaxy F) was confirmed when a model with this number SM-G906 reached India at the end of May, for the purpose of testing. Although many reports said that the phone will be released in June, it seems that the launch will be delayed for this fall, being simultaneously released with the Galaxy Note 4.
The S5 Prime will come with superior specifications, outpacing the Galaxy S5. The back cover will be of brushed metal, but will keep the perforated rear design like the S5. It will feature an aluminum body, instead of plastic, which was used to build Galaxy S5’s body.
The fans are expecting the S5 Prime to come with a 5.2inches display that will render an amazing resolution of 2,560×1,440pixels. According to the Dutch site Tweakers, the S5 Prime will not be equipped with a Quad HD display. Its sibling, the Galaxy S5, has a 5.1inches display which is capable of rendering a resolution of 1,080×1,920pixels. resolution.
According to reports, the S5 Prime will be equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, which will team up with the Adreno 420 GPU, and it will host 3GB of RAM. The Galaxy S5, on the other hand, has an inferior Snapdragon 801 processor + Adreno 330 GPU and comes with 2GB of RAM.
As for the operating system, the Galaxy S5 is running on the Android v4.4.2 (KitKat), while the S5 Prime is expected to run on the 4.4.3 KitKat version, or maybe higher – depending on when the Samsung’s TouchWiz UI will be released. Both of these smartphones have 16 and 32GB of internal memories.
– Both of the models have a fingerprint scanner and they monitor the heart rate. Plus, they are water – dust resistant.
– The S5 Prime (Galaxy F) has these model numbers (SM-G906K, SM-G906S and SM-G906L) certified for WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth, which were spotted on the FCC’s listings.
– The S5 Prime will have a primary camera of 16MP and a 2MP secondary camera – identical to G5’s cameras.
The Galaxy S5 16GB variant costs 575 dollars. It is rumored that the S5 Prime will be 100 dollars more expensive.