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Samsung GS5 Sport gets fit for Sprint (pictures)

Announced during a Chicago press event, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport is exclusive for Sprint, and comes in two vibrant colors.

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Getting sporty with the Galaxy S5 Sport

Available exclusively for Sprint users, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport packages the already waterproof S5 into a more durable construction. The device has two color variants (blue and red) and will be available starting July 25.

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Running KitKat inside

The handset includes identical specs as its flagship counterpart, and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

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Powerful quad-core specs

Powering the phone is a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon processor, and 2,800mAh battery.

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Nimble rear-facing camera

On the back is a 16-megapixel camera that can record 1080p full HD video, and on the front is a 2-megapixel camera.

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Rugged and water resistant

Rated to satisfy IP67 standards for water and dust resistance, the GS5 Sport has plugs to protect its ports.

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Apps for the active

The device features a number of health and fitness apps, such as S Health and Map My Fitness.

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Checking out the left edge

A look at the handset's left edge and volume rocker.

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Similar dimpled design

The device still flaunts a dimpled battery door, which previously debuted with the S5, and a heart-rate monitor.

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Vibrant and bright screen

The handset has a 5.1-inch, full HD Super AMOLED display with a 1,920x1,080-pixel resolution.

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Edit photos and videos with Studio

Playing off the high-end camera, one editing feature is Studio, a photo and video editing app.

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Taking in the measurements

The phone measures 5.7 inches tall, 2.9 inches wide, and 0.4 inch thick.

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Up to 128GB of expandable memory

As for capacity, the S5 Sport has 16GB of internal memory with support up to 128GB of expandable memory, and 2GB of RAM.

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16-megapixel shooter on the back

Another look at the S5 Sport's rear-facing camera.

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Sprint Spark enabled

The device is 4G LTE enabled, and is compatible with Sprint's branded Spark network.

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HD Voice included

It also features HD Voice, Sprint's audio- and voice-enhanced technology that promises to boost call quality.

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Hard keys for easy pressing

Below the display are three hard keys for recent apps, home, and back.

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IR blaster up top

On the top edge of the handset is an IR blaster, which turns your phone into a remote for home theater equipment.

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A look to the right

The right edge houses a dimpled sleep/power button.

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Ready for a dunking

The S5 Sport can survive submersion for 30 minutes in up to 3 feet of water.

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$200 with a Sprint contract

The device costs $200 after users sign a two-year carrier contract, or $650 without an agreement.

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