Earlier, there were speculations in the market that the handset will be launched in the first quarter of 2014. When Chang was asked questions about the launch of Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Expo, he replied, “about right.”

Mobile World Congress industry expo will take place in Barcelona on February 24-27.

Earlier reports said that Samsung Galaxy S5 is likely to feature 2K or Quad HD display technology. According to a GFX Bench listing spotted by GSMArena, a Samsung device will be installed with a screen resolution of 1440x2560 pixels. The device was speculated to be Galaxy S5

Reports also said that Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone Galaxy S5 is expected to come with diamond-coated metal body. As per market buzz, the company was trying its luck with ‘diamond metal surface treatment technology’, which involves exploding carbon in high temperature.

Key Specifications (based on rumours)

• 64-bit Exynos chipset or a Snapdragon chipset

• 3 GB of RAM

•16 MP rear camera

• Android 4.4 KitKat

• 4,000 mAh battery