The spec sheet certainly doesn't let it down: a 2.5GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, a 2800mAh removable battery, 16 / 32GB of memory with up to 128GB extra through microSD , one of the world's most vibrant screens that's been extended to 5.1-inches and added biometrics.
The phone does still have a lot going for it and there are some things to consider if you're going for the older model.
However, that was pushed back likely to do with issues in creating the screen in high enough volumes and has since appeared in the South Korea-only Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A version.
The water resistance will make a splash with a few buyers
The simple answer, from the second you hold it in the hand, is no – because the design simply isn't up to the same level as the likes of Apple and HTC.
I'm just going to come out and say it: battery life on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is excellent.