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In the last few minutes, Samsung have just taken the wraps off their latest Galaxy S smartphone, the Galaxy S5. A boost to pretty much every feature, the S5 looks like an instant winner for current Galaxy S owners and potentially new customers.

With a serious focus on health with various apps and the world’s first in-built heart rate sensor on a smartphone. Here is a breakdown of the S5 specs. The S5 is set to launch in over 100 countries on April 11th, with Ireland presumably being one. More to come..







  • 5.1-inch display. Android 4.4 KitKat.
  • 16-megapixel rear camera.
  • 2 gigabytes of RAM.
  • Storage options of 16 or 32 gigabytes.
  • MicroSD card storage.
  • Waterproofing with a IP67 rating.
  • 802.11 ac Wifi, with MIMIO (2×2).
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • USB 3.0.
  • NFC.
  • IR port.
  • 2,800 mAh (removable) battery.
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John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal.

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