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Benchmarks reveal possible Samsung Galaxy S5 specs: 2.5 GHz processor and Android KitKat

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There have been a lot of news regarding the future flagship phone of the Korean giant, Samsung. Most of these news were launched by the Korean media and they had little evidence to actually back them up seriously. But maybe now we have something a little more serious, something that could actually confirm what we have been hearing for a couple of days constantly.

A device was spotted in the GFXBench benchmarks which fits the supposed description of the Galaxy S5. It appears under the name Samsung SM-G900S and it is rigged with impressive parts. For starters, we have a 2560 x 1440 pixel screen. Then we have the processor, a processor that can reach 2.5 Ghz identified as a Snapdragon 800 but which is more likely a Snapdragon 805.

The OS is apparently Android 4.4 KitKat. It is unclear when we will have confirmation regarding these facts but there is a good chance that you are looking at the future specs of the Galaxy S5.

Samsung supposedly launching 5 new devices in Q1 2014: Galaxy S5, Note 3 Lite, Grand Lite and two entry-level devices

The first quarter of 2014 will apparently be a very busy time for Samsung. Or at least that is what the rumors state, as confirmed by Korean media as well. Samsung wants to speed up the process apparently so that they will be able to start selling new devices with the start of 2014.

The Galaxy S5 is probably the most appealing of all these gadgets. Having in mind that today we also saw what are believed to be the future specifications of Samsung’s flagship phone and that it is expected in the first quarter of 2014, we hve reasons to be excited. The Galaxy Note 3 Lite is also something to look forward to but there is not much data regarding it yet. Fact is Samsung will be launching a couple of very interesting devices and it remains to be seen how the market will respond.

Samsung to launch Galaxy Win Pro in China

The successor to the Galaxy Win will soon be launched on the Chinese market. The Galaxy Win Pro, as it is named, will apparently have some features that will make it look like the Galaxy Express 2. The phone has interesting specifications and adaptations for the Chinese market.

Its processor will be 1.2 GHz quad-core, it will have a 4.5 inch qHD display (960×540) and it will run on Android 4.2 with TouchWiz. It will also be rigged with a 2100 mAh battery. We are expecting to see its price published soon enough and we will keep you updated.

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Huge marketing and advertising budget for Smasung according to Reuters: $ 14 billion!

Samsung is going over the top this year with $ 14 billion prepared for marketing and advertising alone. To point out how big this sum is, let’s just say it is bigger than the entire GDP of certain countries. But there is no wonder they are doing this since last year they were pretty successful with $ 12 billion allocated for the same purposes.

They are managing to sell a lot of products because of these campaigns but sometimes the results are not what the company expects. Sometimes these campaigns do not result in increased sales and other times they even bring unwanted attention to certain misdoings of the company. And there are no reasons to believe the company will decrease these amounts of money for marketing and advertising in the future as they constantly seek to be perceived more as an innovative company rather than one that follows closely behind others.

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New patents may reveal future design of Galaxy S5

Samsung has recently been granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office some patents with two of them being extremely interesting.  These two are about a phone and a phone case design. And what makes them interesting is that the design may be a hint about how the Galaxy S5 will look. One of the design’s features is that it has all ports placed at the bottom.

The phone case now shows a third flap, besides the usual two. We can speculate on what it could be used for but there are too many possibilities for now. If you wish to know more about these designs then you can check out the original article by clicking on the link below.

These are some of the most important news today. Feel free to leave a comment!

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