India: Samsung SM-G906K Spotted. Is this the Galaxy S5 PRIME?
Francisco De Jesùs.
In Feb 24th at MWC 2014 we were expecting Samsung announces TWO versions of the Galaxy S5 the actual version that we are goinmg to call it as the "standard" and the PRIME which was not unveiled just yet.
However, in India a Samsung SM-G906K has been spotted. 4 units of the device were sent to India for R&D purpose valued at Rs. 30527 ($504 USD) each.
( FOC ) SM-G906K KOR _KTC SAMSUNG MOBILE PHONE SET ( - ) ( FOR R & D PURPOSE )
The unannounced Samsung SM-G906K might prove to be the Korean Telecom version of the premium variant of Galaxy S5, a recent article on BGR claims, comparing it with Samsung SM-G906S, which was spotted online on the GFX benchmark site, as BGR reports.
According to that listing, the handset, supposedly headed for SK Telecom in South Korea, should arrive on shelves with a screen capable of delivering a 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution.
This is the main enhancement that Samsung is expected to include in Galaxy S5 Prime, though others should also be there,like the metal case instead a plastic.
Said GFX benchmark entry has also unveiled that the phone will hit shelves with a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor inside, which should go along great with the 2K screen, as well as with 3GB of RAM to complement the CPU.
The phone is also said to sport the Adreno 420 GPU, along with a 16-megapixel camera on the back, a 2MP front camera, and Google’s Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system loaded on top.
It appears that Samsung is planning the release of more than one flavor of the phone, and that an Exynos 5430-power variant will also be available for purchase soon.