Samsung Galaxy S5: First Tests & Battery Life Details of fingerprint sensor

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is currently running around the world test track. Among other things now reach us from the home country South Korea and Bulgaria judgments about the battery life of appearing on April 11 flagship. The endurance of the smartphone is referred to in the reports as impressive and shows that the mAh capacity of a battery is not everything. Moreover, a teardown of Canada provides new details about the technology behind the fingerprint sensor.

Samsung Galaxy S5: First tests for battery life & amp; amp; Details of fingerprint sensor

New teardown shows specific features of the fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy S5

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Just recently, the Samsung Galaxy S5 had the teardown take criticism given the poor repairability. the company chip works employees it was not so much a matter disassemble the smartphone as thoroughly as possible, but rather to take the individual components closer look - including the new fingerprint sensor.

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The surprising finding: The scanner in the home button appears to be a system developed by Synaptics module with the so-called "Natural ID" technology to act, even the touch screen seems to take over part of the identification. So you have found just above the Home button, a far higher density of electrodes than in the rest of the display, suggesting that the digitizer for proper recognition of the finger is responsible. It'll have to show in everyday life, how effective this method compared to Apple's TouchID really is now.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 convinced with good battery life

With a battery capacity of 2,800 mAh on paper should actually assume that the battery life of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in comparison to competitors with 3,000 mAh and would have to cut a little worse more. Actually makes the capacity in practice probably not such a big difference how the interaction between software and hardware, which seems to agree with the Samsung Galaxy S5 despite the often criticized TouchWiz interface. From the Korean site Play Wares a considerable period of 5 hours, 55 minutes, in the wireless test while surfing on sites with high percentage of white at 100 percent brightness measured &# 8211; despite the fact that the Super AMOLED display in this discipline is a handicap.

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In order for the Galaxy S5 is far ahead of the Galaxy S4 with at least 2,600 mAh strong battery, which achieved a run time of 4 hours and 43 minutes. On the report of DisplayMate, which speaks of a more energy-efficient display with the Galaxy S5, that certainly seems to be something to it. Reducing the brightness to 230 cd / m², the Galaxy S5 can even hold out of 7 hours and 43 minutes, which also represents a better value than the 6 hours and 18 minutes of its predecessor. Also, the Galaxy Note 3 (test) can be the new top model far behind, only the iOS Group as well as some phablets can demonstrate a significantly better life when browser testing - mind models with IPS display, which consume less power at the White View as OLEDs.

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But there are other scenarios in which the Galaxy S5 has been tested on endurance back. The Bulgarian colleagues from was on talk time, a value of as much as 1,500 minutes, that measured 25 hours. Thus, the term on par with the Galaxy Note 3 and LG G2 (test), both devices with a slightly larger battery capacity.

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Even the surf test at / m² reduced to 120 cd brightness, the smartphone can take the lead and provides 10 hours and 28 minutes a record in the Android sector. Only the iPhone 5S can demonstrate a minimally higher runtime, but the browser tests have always been a strength of iOS devices. In addition, the S5 revenge once in the final 3D gaming test, where it cuts off for a period of 278 minutes by a wide margin from the competition as the best device.

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Do you take the fingerprint sensor in the Galaxy S5 would be useful? And how do you assess the results of tests for battery life of the smartphone? Tells us in the comments below.

Source: chip works, (Google Translate), play wares (Google Translate) [via MobileSyrup, phone arena]

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