Galaxy S5 Pros and Cons

The Galaxy S5 is a big step upwards from the S4, and you should consider upgrading.  Here are some pros and cons of the Galaxy S5.

samsung galaxy s5  pros and cons


  • Compared to the Note 3 the S5 feels Premium in the hands with metallic edges.
  • Camera is high quality compared to previous S4.  Samsung is heading in right direction now.
  • Bigger screen.  1080p Super AMOLED, 5.1 inches
  • Water resistance, with IP67 certification
  • Also comes in Gold color.
  • Fingerprin and heart rate sensors.
  • USB 3.0 port for fast data transfers.



  • Galaxy S5 is 1080p and not 2K screen.  The S5 Prime will be 2K screen.
  • Switching from camera to recorder starts recording video automatically.
  • “Samsung Galaxy S5 would like to access your Facebook account” message keeps popping up every time I try to access my Facebook account.
  • Rear camera lens cover breaks easily just like the S4 did.
  • Bloatware
  • Locked bootloader