As per the company, Galaxy S5 will be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000. The variant of this device, which is launched in India, runs on an Exynos-powered octa-core processor.

Samsung Electronics in February unveiled this most anticipated flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona.

The Galaxy S5 is installed with a slightly bigger screen than its predecessor, at 5.1 inches compared with 5 inches, improved camera technology and better protection against water and dust, Samsung said.

It also has a fingerprint scanner on the home button, it said, which can be used to protect data and provide security credentials in a swipe.

It contains 2GB of RAM runs on Google’s Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system.