Samsung has reportedly production issues with the 16MP camera module for the Samsung Galaxy S5. Will the new Galaxy be in short supply for the April launch?
The new iPhone killer from Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy S5, will launch globally on April 11. New reports from Korea say that Samsung has production issues that could limit the number of units available at launch, causing a shortage.
According to ETNews (Google Translation), Samsung has issues with lens of the 16MP camera. The production volume could fall under 5 million. The planned launch production volume is supposedly 5 to 7 million. Depending on the global demand for the new Galaxy S5, it could mean that you have to wait to get your hands on one.
Samsung has launched a hands-on preview program for the Galaxy S5 ahead of the launch around the world. The Galaxy S5 is a solid update to the Galaxy S4, but is not bringing anything revolutionary to the smartphone market. The Samsung Galaxy S5 features include 5.1-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display screen that boasts 2560 x 1440 resolution, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB or 32GB internal memory extendable up to 64GB via a microSD card, 5MP front camera and a 16MP camera at rear end with improved camera features. Watch below the Samsung Galaxy S5 official introduction.