Purported Samsung Galaxy S5 Box Snapped from all Angles, Shows Faux-wood Finish

February 23, 2014 - Written By Syed Sofian Rabbani

One of the most hotly anticipated devices at the Mobile World Congress this year is undeniably Samsung’s latest iteration of their wildly successful Galaxy S Series – the Samsung Galaxy S5. Any smartphone device with the kind of pedigree as that boasted by the Galaxy S5 will definitely be subject to a host of rumors and ‘leaks’. Some photographs have leaked which allegedly show off the boxing material of the Samsung Galaxy S5. The boxing material, however, does not seem to differ from the faux-wood finishing found on the wrappings that accompanied the Samsung Galaxy S4 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

Another conspicuous omission from these shots is the backside of the box, which usually contains the device specifications. As a rumor roundup, we are looking forward to the Samsung Galaxy S5 being a beast of a device with a 5.24 inch Super AMOLED display with a QHD 2K resolution (which translates into a 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution). This results in an amazing 560 pixels per inch resolution – one of the highest resolutions available in the market so far. The device would be powered by Samsung’s home-grown Exynos 6 processor while another variant would be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor. Each of these variants would be market dependent – the same as we saw with the Samsung Galaxy S4 last year. Other purported specs indicate a 3 GB RAM, 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage (with an expandable Micro-SD slot) as well as a whopping 3200 mAh battery pack. The device will also be the first to sport a16 megapixels ISOCELL primary camera and will include a 3.2 MP front facing video call camera. A fingerprint sensor would be onboard as well, as confirmed by Samsung. It has also been rumored that the Samsung Galaxy S5 would be dust and water-resistant, eliminating the need for an ‘active’ variant.

The wait for the actual unboxing is almost over, in a few short hours we would be feasting our eyes on what the Samsung Galaxy S5 actually has to offer at Samsung’s Unpacked 5 event. In the meantime, we will do our level best to keep you posted.