An online video showing off the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active confirms the smartphone will be making its way to AT&T.
Samsung launched the Galaxy S4 Active last summer and the smartphone was designed to be a more rugged version of its flagship Galaxy S4. The handset's specs were almost identical to the Galaxy S4, except it had an LCD display instead of the Super AMOLED found on the Galaxy S4 and its defining feature was found in its waterproof and dust-resistant body.
When Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S5 in February, with its waterproof and dust-resistant case, it appeared as if any chance of seeing a Galaxy S5 Active went out the window. In late March we reported this wasn't the case anymore and the smartphone was expected to be offered by AT&T and Sprint.
Thanks to a couple of leaked videos posted on YouTube, we now know AT&T will definitely be getting the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active in the near future. The videos provide a hands-on look at the AT&T Galaxy S5 Active and even includes a benchmark video that reveals the unannounced smartphone's specs.
Unlike last year's Galaxy S4 Active, the Galaxy S5 Active will use the same 5.1-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD Super AMOLED display as the current Galaxy S5. The tipster does a side-by-side comparison of the S5 Active and Galaxy S5 and notes the display on the S5 Active doesn't seem as washed out as the current Galaxy S5. The benchmarks also confirm the smartphone will be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, an Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S5 Active in the video has a model number of SM-G870A, is running Android 4.4.2 and, just like the Galaxy S5, the S5 Active will ship with a 16-megapixel rear camera.
There's no word on when we can expect Samsung and AT&T to announce the Galaxy S5 Active, but if history is any kind of indicator we should expect an early summer release. We'll keep you posted on the Galaxy S5 Active and make sure you check out the video below to get up close and personal with the smartphone.