Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Review, Specs: Smartphone Manufacturer Delivers Serious iPhone 6 Competitor

The South Korean smartphone manufacturer launched the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus last month as an expansion over its current flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, and also as a competitor to the iPhone 6.

Below is a breakdown of the specs of the device to help any consumer who's not sure if they'd like to purchase or upgrade to this device.

The Fingerprint Sensor technology is a major feature of the Galaxy S5 Plus. In addition, the handset comes with an IP67 certification, which makes it highly water and dust resistant. It boasts a comparatively higher screen resolution, while its primary camera is more powerful having a pixel density of over 400 ppi.

On the other hand, the 2GB RAM of the Galaxy S5 Plus is sufficient, but it is somewhat less than that of a few other competitor smartphones, which feature 3GB RAM. Moreover, some of the other existing smartphones come with an 8-core CPU which makes them faster as well as more efficient, especially while handling multiple apps.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus comes with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen having a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels and maintains 432 ppi density. The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus measures 8.1 mm thick and weighs 145 g. It is available in two internal storage configurations - 16GB and 32GB, which is expandable up to 128GB using the microSD card slot.

The Samsung handset boasts a 16-megapixel camera that can capture images at a amazing 5312x2988 pixels, while the secondary camera of the device has a 2-megapixel sensor. The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is powered by Android KitKat, and runs on a 2.5-GHz, quad-core Krait 450 processor. As the phone is equipped with a 2800-mAh battery, it can deliver up to 75 hours of music plus over 24 hours of talktime.

Lastly, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus comes with a whopping price tag of $750.