Author: Phill Maling


Publication Date: Jul 30 2014


Pages: 12


Report Type: Presentation, PowerPoint



 Pricetrax

Smartphone Spec Trends Samsungs Galaxy S5 G906S (LTE-A); the shape of things to come




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Report Summary:

In June 2014 another 167 new smartphone models (including variants) from 32 vendors were added to the SpecTRAX database, taking the total number of known smartphone models to over 4,800. A new Korean variant of the Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-empts the flagship devices expected for 2015. The Samsung Galaxy S5 G906S (LTE-A) is the first smartphone to sport Qualcomm’s next generation processor, the Snapdragon 805 2.5GHz quad-core coupled with a super-sharp 2K (576 pixels per inch) display. The Amazon Fire Phone is another world’s first with 4 front facing cameras optimised for a unique 3 dimensional online shopping experience. This report summarises the key trends in smartphone specifications and identifies the most widely available smartphones globally and by region. Summary Points:
      - Samsung Galaxy S5 G906S is the first smartphone powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 processor and has the sharpest smartphone display ever at 576 pixels per inch thanks to a 2k 5.1 inch Super-AMOLED panel..
        - Amazon Fire Phone is a world’s first with 4 front facing cameras..
          - Apple iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S4 take joint 1st place for shelf share; available across 75% of all channels tracked by SpecTRAX..
            - Samsung Galaxy S5 saturates the market at launch; available from 70% of the shelves monitored by SpecTRAX.



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