Sliently Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S5 Plus, which is the company’s Snapdragon 805 version of 2014 flagship. Similar to the Galaxy S4 LTE-A that went on sale late last year and which will be the small late season upgrade. Just like its predecessor (Galaxy S5 LTE), this new Plus model brings faster LTE connection in addition to the improved performance. Full details after this fold!
With Snapdragon 801, the Galaxy S5 launched back this year which include a 2.5GHz quad-core processor and with a new CPU clocked at 2.5GHz, gets new core – Krait 450. Chipset that also has a new generation GPU – Adreno 420 – dropping from the 3xx series.
Other changes made would be the LTE Cat.6, upgrading from Cat.4. The Galaxy S5 Plus will boast 300Mbps downloads instead of 150Mbps, and uplinks remains at 50Mbps. Of course, its the same Snapdragon SoC that the newly launched Galaxy Note 4 sports with.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus will be far identical to the version that launched early this year, it has a 5.1-inch 1080p screen and not quad-HD display like the LTE-A. Still got a 16-megapixel camera with 2160p video (no OIS like the Note), packs 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage, and poweres with a 2,800mAh battery on board.
Dimensions and measurements will be same as the original Galaxy S5. Plus integrated with the similar IP67 rating too, its a water and dust resistant handset.
Availability, now the phone only be available to buy in the Netherlands and no idea about the global launch. Samsung’s press site doesn’t even have a press release of it either.