After a more subdued launch for the Galaxy S5 that did not feature any theatrics that Samsung used for the Galaxy S4 unveil, the manufacturer has posted an official hands-on video of the device on its YouTube page. The video highlights key features of the Galaxy S5, like the perforated back, the new 5.1-inch screen with Adaptive Display technology and the fingerprint scanner that can also be used to authenticate payments. Software additions like the new power saving mode and the new S Health utility that works in conjunction with the heart rate sensor are also showcased.
The Galaxy S5 comes with a new 16 MP camera that has the fastest camera shutter, Selective Focus, rich tone HDR and the ability to shoot 4K video. In addition to the Galaxy S5, the video also features Samsung’s new wearables: The Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and the Gear Fit. What are your thoughts on the Galaxy S5? Do you think the device is a worthy successor to the Galaxy S4? Sound off below.


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