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Wednesday 1 October 2014

New Samsung Galaxy S5 homescreen leaked

Published 21/01/2014 | 08:01

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Images of the Samsung Galaxy S5 user interface have been leaked ahead of its expected release next month.

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The pictures were posted online by EVLeaks, preempting the release of the Samsung Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress in February.

The interface features brightly coloured tiles with sports results, messages from contacts, flight updates, fitness monitor, maps and local events.

Rumoured specs for the new device include a 16-Megapixel camera, 3GB of RAM and a 4,000MaH battery, alongside talk the phone will be available in two versions - metal and plastic.

The leaked image of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 interface

The forthcoming Galaxy S5 is rumoured to feature eye scanning technology, a move which would help the South Korean smartphone maker gain the edge on the Apple iPhone 5s' fingerprint sensor.

Speaking to Bloomberg at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month, Lee Young Hee, executive vice president of Samsung's mobile business, said there is much consumer interest in iris recognition technology.

“We are studying the possibility but can’t really say whether we will have it or not on the S5,” he said.

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