Samsung Galaxy S5: The Fingerprint Is Confirmed!

The Mobile World Congress is fast approaching. Within a week start on MWC 2014 in Barcelona (from 24 to 27 February 2014.) One of the most anticipated smartphones of this event remains the Samsung Galaxy S5. Many rumors have surfaced regarding recent weeks. Among them, the presence of a fingerprint reader has fueled debate. Our colleagues from SamMobile come to confirm this information.

fingerprint reader at the Samsung Unpacked 5
While you will be unveiled specifications of two variants of the Galaxy S5 according to AnTuTu benchmarks, information about the fingerprint reader, innovation expected by many users, have just been published. Like that you can find on the iPhone 5s, the Samsung Galaxy S5 present with this technology. The fingerprint reader is coupled to the “home” button.

SamMobile confirms the presence of a fingerprint reader for Samsung Galaxy S5!

To make it work, you need to drag your finger from the bottom of the smartphone up to it, via the Home button to confirm your footprint. You will also need to put your finger straight and avoid too excessive or too low speed.

SamMobile not stop there as it indicates that this technology will also be used for other features and applications. It will then be possible to record eight different footprints similar to those tasks. Samsung will offer also a private file where you can incorporate you want to keep you content.

However SamMobile explains that Samsung will not use this fingerprint in the same way as its competitors player. Although this technology is reminiscent of the iPhone 5s, Samsung should therefore present a new use of the fingerprint reader at the Samsung Unpacked 5, an event dedicated to the presentation of its new products.

Finally, SamMobile announced that the Galaxy S5 should keep physical buttons without specifying the resolution of the screen. If SamMobile is generally very well informed, this information is unofficial until the official announcement of Samsung. Tell us what you think about the Samsung forum. Are you interested in this technology?

Samsung Galaxy S5 natively integrate video conferencing function

Announcing a Smartphone in the Galaxy S range and Galaxy Note, Samsung has used to highlight some new features either in software or hardware. For example, we discovered the Galaxy S4 new smart features, such as smart scroll or the smart button. Next year it will be around the Galaxy S5 to its entry into the arena.

What new features will the Galaxy S5 has? At the moment we are entitled to rumors indicating that the Galaxy S5 is equipped with a feature to make a video call to a number in the same manner as video conferencing. This is probably a feature that will be integrated in the Samsung ChatON service, although it will not be surprising to see coming in the near future the same functionality in the Google Hangout.

Galaxy S5 could natively integrate video conferencing function

As you can see in the diagram below, the system is similar to Hangout service with the image of the user in full above tracking down other stakeholders. On the right, you will have an icon to terminate the call, mute the microphone, simultaneously activate two cameras or switch between the two cameras.

In any case, it seems clear that Samsung intends to push further the ChatON messaging system which is obviously overshadowed by other services such as Whatsapp or the Hangout. Obviously, we are not sure of anything yet, but as Samsung has recently updated its ChatON service, one can expect that the firm benefits from the output of the Galaxy S5 to promote this service.

Anyway, we wish to remind you that always according to rumors, the Galaxy S5 could be equipped with a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. At the rear, you could find a digital camera of 16 MP with the ability to shoot in 4K and OIS optical image stabilizer. Furthermore, it is expected that the apparatus is equipped with a 64-bit processor, and powered by a battery of 4000 mAh.

Samsung working on a new digital camera for its upcoming Smartphone

According to the latest news, Samsung is developing a new digital camera whose sensor has a resolution of 13 megapixels. It will be equipped with a stabilizing function more known as the “anti-shake” optical image. Upcoming devices with this new camera will therefore be able to take high quality pictures even in low light conditions. After all, this is where the battle between the smartphone camera is currently playing.

Moreover, the most distinctive feature of the camera is that its anti-shake function to be able to correct an angle of more than 1.5 ° error. This means in other words that the proposed camera anti-shake function will be the best in the market today so most functions are considered anti-shake can correct errors of only 0.7 °.

Samsung working on a new digital camera for Galaxy S5

Also note that this module will be able to offer eight times clearer images compared to those developed by other Samsung sensors. The company also claims that the module does not consume much energy. Measuring 10.5 × 10.5 × 5.9 mm, it has almost the same dimensions as the current equipping cameras smartphones from Samsung.

The actual production of this new digital camera module will begin next year. The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will probably be the first devices to be equipped.