Fitness based smartphone
Display and Design
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport poses a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display which guarantees razor sharp visibility with the full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The multi touch panel looks extremely rich with a pixel density of 432 ppi and prevents any kind of scratches thanks to the Corning Gorilla Glass v3.0 protection.
It is encased in a textured or dimpled body with a thickness of 8.9mm which can be gripped more easily. It has been spotted with a square camera module, thicker and blunter corners and three capacitive buttons on the front. With the IP67 rating, it is designed to perform continuously for 30 minutes even in 1m of water and remove dust instantly.
Processor and OS
It runs the latest Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS and enables you to control the functions of the phone via voice commands. Sensors like accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, barometer, light, proximity, humidity, infrared gesture and fingerprint ID have been loaded to boost your experience.
The presence of Fit Live app from Sprint gives you access to more apps related to fitness and health. You will also get the opportunity to use SpotifyÂs playlists regarding workout. The MapMyFitness app from Under Armour lets you keep a track of your stats and also utilize GPS for getting the correct route.
Under the hood, it features a stunningly powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad Core processor galloping at 2.5GHz which is further boosted by a 2GB RAM. The visual experience is enhanced by the Adreno 330 GPU.
Camera and Storage
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport comes with a brilliant 16MP CMOS shooter on the back capable of shooting UHD 4K (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) videos at 30fps and 1080p videos at 60fps. You can even capture realistic, sharp and vibrant photos and videos at the same time. The rear cameraÂs support for features like dual shot, AF phase detection, smile and face detection, manual focus, HDR, digital image stabilization, manual focus and geo-tagging speaks for themselves. It has a 2MP front camera as well.
The phone packs an inbuilt memory of 16GB further expandable up to 128GB.
Battery and Connectivity
The smartphone is fuelled by a 2800mAh Li-ion battery and sports connectivity options like 3G, LTE, mobile hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, NFC, tethering, TV-Out, USB OTG, USB 3.0 port, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n. The support for SprintÂs spark connectivity lets you download data at a lightning speed of up to 60Mbps.
As the name indicates, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport gives special focus on fitness and health of the owner. With a number of attractive apps like MapMyFitness and Fit Live, you can monitor your health level and chart out a fitness schedule for yourself. It carries the usually found high-end specifications as well.