Samsung has announced the launch of the 4G variant of Galaxy S5 smartphone in the Indian market today. Priced at 53,500, the smartphone will go on sale in the cities with 4G services beginning July 20. Like the 3G version, 4G Galaxy S5 will also be released in Copper Gold, Charcoal Black and Shimmery White colour options.
“We are excited to introduce our first 4G variant of the Galaxy S5 in India with a powerful processor, stunning display and faster connectivity for an unmatched user experience. We expect the 4G version to catch the imagination of technology enthusiasts and professionals, who demand superior smartphones for their heavy multimedia content consumption,” said Asim Warsi, Vice President – Marketing, Mobile & IT, Samsung India.
According to Samsung, Galaxy S5 4G is powered by 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and supports eight 4G LTE bands. Galaxy S5 also comes with IP67 protection (Dust and Water Resistant), 5.1-inch Super AMOLED full HD display, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, 16MP rear camera and Android 4.4. In addition, the phone packs a heart-rate sensor, fingerprint reader, front camera and the usual set of connectivity options.
The company has also revealed that it has partnered with Airtel to provide a special data offer to Samsung S5 4G customers. All existing and new Airtel 4G subscribers will get 5GB 4G data/month free for 2 months with every S5 4G.