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    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Review


    With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 it made world to move on to next level and left people overwhelming with the feature associated with Galaxy S5. Samsung S5 is the first high-end phone which has feature of water resistant and dust resistant. Now you do not have to worry about dust and water entering to your phone because Samsung S5 is ready to handle because of IP67 certification. Samsung S5 was advance level phone when compare to Samsung S4 but that was not enough, Samsung has introduced much more advanced version of Samsung which is much more rugged and tough compare to Samsung S5. Samsung has announced its powerful phone named Samsung S5 Active which is another installment of Samsung S4 Active.

    Samsung S5 Active has come up with many more advancement and many more tough features which will drive the world crazy but only problem with this flagship is currently it is released under AT&T so it may happen that it won’t work with other networks. But still features introduced in S5 Active are really impressive which we are going to explore step by step.


    Samsung always been weak in the design section, we have encounter many Samsung phones but design of all Samsung phone resembles to each other. There are changes in all Samsung phones but difference is not noticeable. If you will witness Samsung S5 Active you will definitely forget the fact that Samsung does not know to distinguish design in their smartphones. Samsung S5 Active has extra ordinary design features; first glance of this phone will definitely remind you whether this phone is made for defense people. Body designed is carved so tough which portrays the decent and masculine looks. Single glimpse of this phone and you will notice that phone is well armored and stuffed with super rigid body.

    Samsung S5 Active is available in stunning colors like Ruby Red, Titanium Gray, and Camo Green can will pull your attention. Physical measures of the phone are 145.3 x 73.4 x 8.9mm weighing only 170.1 grams as compare to other phones it is slightly heavier because of its added armor. S5 Active has same display like Samsung S5 and above the display packs with earpiece, front camera of 2.1MP and bunch of sensors like ambient and proximity and is added with one more sensor called IR sensor to control gesture of your hands while browsing on your phone. Below the display you will find resistive buttons separated by tiny strips of chrome plastic.

    Back of the phone is packed with 16MP camera, flash, heart rate monitor, logo of AT&T and loudspeaker. Heart rate monitor will help you to know your heart rate while performing certain task. Sides of the phone is also gifted something new, left side of the phone has volume rocker buttons and shortcut key which is not so often found in Samsung phones. Right side of the phone has just power key button. Top of S5 Active is stuffed with 3.5mm audio jack, secondary microphone and IR blaster. Downside falls with mouthpiece and microUSB slot for charging or USB connection. Added to amazingly carved body it is IP67 and MIL-STD-810G certified which means your new S5 active is water and dust resistant and moreover to this it can now take on to salty water and thermal shock with the help of MIL-STD-810G certified technology. So you can say overall this phone is very masculine and can take on the bang of daily routine.

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    Display of the Samsung phones are always up to the mark so Samsung does not need to make further changes for their new smartphones. Full HD Super AMOLED display of 5.1 inch with 432ppi places this phone apart from its competitors. Brilliant display with accurate color reproduction and vibrant output will drag you towards this phone. Viewing angle of AMOLED displays is good so no point to explain how viewing angle on Samsung S5 will be. Pen Tile technology used by Samsung for its display has done its job to provide good and saturated color output. Display of the phone is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 so now you do not need to worry about the scratches which occurs daily when you pull your phone out from pockets or from some accidents. Apart from Gorilla glass protection phone is IP67 certified and MIL-STD-810G certified so now you can enjoy your phone in dusty place or in water, S5 Active will incur no harm in it.


    Samsung S5 Active is running on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS which is very light and smooth to operate. Samsung S5 Active’s hardware is so powerful that OS of the phone runs smooth and performs stable. UI of Samsung is well-known named TouchWiz UI and why it is well-known just because of its smooth and responsive interface. Interface of S5 Active is same like S5; you will not notice any difference in the interface of both the models.


    Samsung has already improved its camera section from 13MP to 16MP which we already notice on Samsung S5 same camera sensor is featured in S5 Active also. 16MP camera has amazingly fast autofocus which can click images in less than seconds. Shutter speed of the camera is fast and responsive which will help you to capture fast moving object clearly. Number of settings introduced in the phone can make your click easy and effective every time.

    Explore settings like simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization and Aqua mode. Another marvelous feature of the 16MP camera sensor is that it can capture video at 4K which means 2160p at 30fps and 1080p at 60fps so now record your favorite moment more lively. Samsung S5 Active has given 2.1MP camera in front to make video calling and video chat at 1080p resolution.

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    Re: Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Review

    Hardware and Performance:

    Core of the S5 Active is strengthened by renowned mobile computing company Qualcomm Snapdragon. S5 and S5 Active both have same hardware specifications so we are already familiar with the power associated in S5 Active. Snapdragon 801 chipset has Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU, 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 GPU which is enough to tackle any data for computing.

    Super fast processor and RAM perform key function of multi-threading, multi-processing and multi-tasking to make your computing fast and efficient. GPU introduced will help in display properties of phone as well as all graphic related instruction given on phone like gaming and HD movies. So when it comes to hardware specifications and performance Samsung will never let you down as with improving technology Samsung too improves very fast in its smartphone.

    Phone is given with huge internal storage of 16GB and is further allowed to expand memory with the help of microSD card.


    As per the battery of the phone is concerned Samsung is very keen in this section. Samsung has always come up with powerful battery in their flagships. Galaxy S series has battery ranging from 2500-2800 mAh whereas Note series of the Samsung has battery ranging from 3000mAh so we can make a conclusion that Samsung is perfect in battery section too. S5 Active is presented with 2800mAh battery strength to take care of long lasting operation. 2800mAh battery of the phone will help you to have longer talk time, longer play, work and entertainment on your S5 Active.

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    Re: Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Review


    Samsung S5 Active is a smartphone with amazing features from top to bottom. It has unique body design with MIL-STD-810G certification for salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistance all this features was not found in any other smartphones. Super Display with dense ppi is another key feature of this phone.

    Powerful camera and hardware specifications are speechless feature in the phone. Good battery backup and latest OS in the phone is also a backbone of Samsung S5 Active. Overall Samsung has made this phone best suit for careless people who are not able to keep their phone with care. Person who is fond of trekking or other adventures this phone will be the best option for them.

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