Smartphone users in Singapore will be among the first in the world to enjoy a new and faster 4G+ wireless network rocking 300Mbps. That 4G LTE-Advanced service needs phones that are compatible with the new speed before smartphone users can enjoy the new network. Samsung has announced that it will be launching a new version of the Galaxy S5 in Singapore on August 23 that will support the new and fast SingTel 4G LTE-Advanced network.
The smartphone is called the Galaxy S5 4G+ and it will feature a Qualcomm 2.5GHz Snapdragon 805 processor, which is used in the Korean version of the Galaxy S5 LTE-A smartphone, and 2GB of RAM. The Korean version uses the same processor, but gets 3GB of RAM and a different screen.
The Galaxy S5 4G+ will use 5.1-inch Full HD resolution Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, the Korean version has a higher resolution 2560 x 1440 display and 3GB of RAM. Other than the screen and RAM differences, the smartphones are very similar.
Each of them has an IP67 rated body, fingerprint sensor, heart rate sensor, 16GB of storage, and a 2100 mAh battery inside. In Singapore the Galaxy S5 4G+ will sell for prices ranging from free on contract to SGD 688.