Samsung SM-G906S Galaxy S5 Premium Smartphone Spotted at Benchmarking Site; Specifications Revealed

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By Rohit KVN | April 4, 2014 11:08 PM EST

During the lead up to the Galaxy S5 launch, speculations were twirling on the Internet that a premium model with QHD screen would get unveiled along with a standard model, but the rumors soon met an early death after the official announcement in February. Now an ultra-high end Samsung smartphone has been spotted at a bench marking site, hinting Samsung has some surprise news in store for its customers.

Samsung's yet-to-be-released smartphone SM-G906S has been spotted at GFX Benchmarking site, revealing display resolutions and key internal component specifications.

Soon after word got out on the Internet, the webpage has been taken down, but by then, technology website, PhoneArena had taken screenshot of the alleged device's performance chart. [To view the snapshot, click here]

The handset SM-G906S reportedly boasts 5.2-inch screen with 2560x1440p display resolutions and test was conducted under Android v4.4.2 OS powered by the new 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 series quad-core processor backed by Adreno 420 graphics engine, 3GB RAM and 32GB (25GB available) inbuilt storage. It also boasts of 16.0-megapixel camera and a 2.0-megapixel front camera, both capable of taking full HD video.

Going by the specifications, this Samsung phone is more feature-rich than the current flagship phone, but there is some confusion among the tech media blogs that whether this device is the Galaxy S5 Prime or the rumored new Galaxy F series handset, which is said to boast the metal-body. Many are inclining towards Galaxy S5 Prime, as the device code name SM-G906S is similar to Galaxy S5 variant models' numbers- SM-G900H, G900R4, G900V.

Leaked Specifications of Samsung SM-G906S:

Model

Samsung SM-G906S

Display

5.2-inch QHD (2560x1440p) screen

OS

Android v4.4.2 KitKat

Processor

2.5GHz Snapdragon 805 series quad-core CPU

GPU

Adreno 420

RAM

3GB

Storage capacity

32GB (25GB)

Camera

Main: 15.8-megapixel camera with full HD video recording ability

Front: 2.0-megapixel camera with FHD video recording ability

Add-ons

Single-SIM, Wi-Fi, NFC, pedometer and other standard sensors

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The logo of Apple Inc is reflected on the back of a Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone in this photo illustration taken in Beijing June 5, 2013.
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