Ready your wallets, the Samsung Galaxy S5 may be on sale in three weeks

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 will be on sale by the middle of March, according to current reports.

The new flagship handset is set to come to the Samsung Unpacked occasion at MWC on February 24 and will be on shop racks simply a couple of weeks later, an unnamed Samsung executive and other reliable sources of GSMArena have actually revealed.

A mid-March launch, which doesn’t seem too much of a stretch, would give Samsung a chance to greet consumers before its biggest Android rival HTC has the ability to get ‘The All New HTC One’ in front of the public.

That handset, which has actually already leaked out several times this week alone, will not have its coming out celebration till March 25, possibly offering Samsung 1-2 weeks before consumers are presented with a selection.

Joining the dots

The Galaxy S5 is expected to show up with Android 4.4 KitKat, a brand new version of the TouchWiz UI, a Snapdragon 800 or 805 processor (with octa-core in some regions) and 3GB of RAM.

The device is also likely to retain a 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, while speculation has actually pointed to a dust and waterproof metallic covering and a potential finger print scanner such as the iPhone 5S.

The most recent rumors likewise suggest a 16-megapixel camera along with the capability to shoot 4K video, while the hardware might feature a dedicated video camera button for the very first time in the series.