Samsung Galaxy S5: Feature-Rich, Security-Minded
The Buzz: Samsung introduced a smartphone that emphasizes features over specs. With the Galaxy S5, Samsung is trying to compete with Apple's iPhone 5s' fingerprint-reader security functions while at the same time pushing into the mobile device fitness market with a heart-rate monitor and apps that link to Samsung wearables.
The Specs: Samsung's Galaxy S5 sports a 2.5GHz quad-core processor running 4.4.2 Kit Kat OS, a 5.1-inch display, resolution of 1,920 x 1,080, and a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front. Other features include NFC, dust- and water-resistant chassis, fingerprint scanner and a heart-rate sensor. Pricing was not available.