Samsung recently launched its new flagship devices Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge that comes with the latest Android Marshmallow OS and both the devices comes with excellent specifications. Samsung rolled out the Marshmallow update to its previous flagships Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy Note 5. There was no news if other devices are also going to get it or not. One of these device is the Samsung’s 2014 flagship Galaxy S5 that is running the Android 5.0 Lollipop in all regions. But, there is some good news for all Galaxy S5 users that Samsung has started rolling the Marshmallow update to the Galaxy S5 devices in the South Korean market.
The Galaxy S5 device that is getting the update comes with the model number SM-G900L and is available with the South Korean carrier LG Uplus. As this update is hitting the South Korean Galaxy S5, we can expect that the Korean giant will roll out this update in other region’s Galaxy S5 devices too in the upcoming days. The Marshmallow update brings new features and enhancements to the Galaxy S5 devices that includes stability improvements, speed optimizations and a number of bug fixes.
The Marshmallow update brings new features like Google Now on Tap feature, new Chrome feature, Android Pay, new fingerprint APIs for developers, Do Not Disturb mode, new battery saver features including Doze, new RAM manager, new app drawer, auto backup, restore for apps, revamped app permissions and many other new features as well.
The Galaxy S5 was launched in 2014 with Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box. It has a 5.1-inch full HD Super AMOLED display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution and is powered by the 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 SoC with Adreno 330 GPU. It features a 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI and Ultra HD video recording and also has a 2.1MP front-facing camera. It also comes with IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance.
The Galaxy S5 has 2GB of RAM with 16GB internal storage that is expandable up to 64GB with microSD card. It is having some added features like S Health 3.0 and Heart rate sensor. There is 2800 mAh Battery and connectivity options available are 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth v4.0 LE, GPS, USB 3.0 and NFC.