Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 versus the new Galaxy S5 — what’s new?

Having just announced the Galaxy S5, Samsung fans are undoubtedly joyous about the new flagship. We like the new styling, which pinches a bit of cool from the Note series. There are also the typical litany of features packed in, but what’s changed? The device is clearly updated, but is there enough to get excited about? We give a quick overview of what’s new!

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has a heart rate monitor for those who shun wearables

Wearables are great, but still finding their way in the world. They promise to do all sorts of great things, but one function remains pretty standard — heart rate monitoring. If you don’t want to wear something on your wrist that keeps track of heart rate, Samsung has you covered. Their new Galaxy S5 has a heart rate monitor on the back.

Samsung Galaxy S smartphones top the 200 million milestone

We're here at Mobile World Congress and the Samsung Unpacked 5 event is currently in progress. While we've already seen Samsung announce the Galaxy S5 smartphone, as well as the Gear 2 and Gear Fit, there was also a bit more talk coming from JK Shin. To that point, he mentioned a rather large number -- 200 million.

Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on

We knew the Samsung Galaxy S5 was coming, but in its fifth iteration as flagship of the company's Android range, we weren't quite sure whether the Galaxy range had lost its shine. Having spent some hands-on time with the new phone, we're left quietly confident, however: Samsung has brought over the build quality of the Note 3 and legitimately useful features like WiFi/LTE bonding, a heart rate sensor, and more to refine its now 5.1-inch smartphone.

Galaxy S5 case listing shows likely release date for new handset

The Galaxy S5, which should be released at MWC, is expected to bring on some changes for the Samsung Galaxy lineup. Via Amazon, we may get a few more hints at just when we’ll be able to have our hands on the handset as well. We also see some interesting design cues, if the displayed image is the S5 as we’ll receive it.