[How To] Root Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F)

Samsung launched its latest flagship device, the Galaxy S5, last month. It features a 5.1-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, 2 GB RAM, 16/32 GB internal storage which can be further expanded via MicroSD card, 16 MP rear camera, 2.1 MP front camera and 2800 mAh battery. It also has fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor, is dust and water resistant and runs on Android 4.4.2.

The device hasn’t been released yet but a way to root the International variant of it (SM-G900F) has already been achieved. The credit for it goes to XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire whose CF-Auto-Root tool roots the device and installs the SuperSu app on it. Follow the below mentioned steps to easily root your Galaxy S5. Do note however that the method has been tested to work only for the SM-G900F variant, so do not try this on any other model as it may brick your device.

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Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) appears online in AnTuTu benchmark [Reports]

Samsung dominates a large share of the smartphone market because of the amount of devices it releases consistently over different periods of time. Presently viewable are a set of benchmarks that highlight the possibility of an expected Galaxy S5 variant, the SM-G900F. This current itemization marks its appearance yet again being visible on AnTuTu’s benchmark database.s5 variant-antutu Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S5 or Note 4 will be powered on by a 64-bit processor, ARM reports

Just previously several reports divulged information on the fact the Samsung is working on a 64-bit CPU which will arrive in 2014/2015. As these speculations arrived with consistent regularity, a senior ARM official has reacted to the rumors by stating that this 64-bit CPU will be feature in a Samsung device next year.

Such itemizations accrued up after the official unveiling of the 64-bit processor in the iPhone 5s. Samsung had followed up this announcement confirming that they are also working on their attempt to release 64-bit processors, however at that point of time there was no concrete information on the same to back their claim. Continue reading