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This boring picture may be the first taken with a Galaxy S5

January 29th, 2014 at 9:33 AM
Galaxy S5 Specs 16 Megapixel Camera

Well known leaker @evleaks, who has been accurate with many mobile-related leaks in the past, has posted a test photo that was reportedly taken with Verizon’s upcoming version of the Galaxy S5. The image, initially shared on Flipboard at the beginning of the month by a user that goes by the handle @123fliptest is rather boring, showing a red-ish flat surface that may be a wall or carpet. But what’s interesting about it, according to @evleaks, is the EXIF data from the image, which reveals the photo has been taken with a Samsung SM-G900V device that has a 16-megapixel camera.

Previous reports, including a recent note to investors from KGI Research analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, said that the Galaxy S5 will have a 16-megapixel main camera. As for the model number, various SM-G900 versions have been spotted in the wild so far, with the “V” version expected to be the Verizon model – Sam Mobile reported earlier today that the SM-G900 may be the model number of the Galaxy S5 family, identifying the “V” version as the Verizon-bound handset as well.

Image data shows it has been taken with a Samsung SM-G900V device

Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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