SamsungThe Samsung Galaxy S5 could be just a couple of months away, as new reports suggest the sequel to the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be rushed out to fight falling sales. Korean site Naver — founded by ex-Samsung staffers, incidentally — reports that the S5 will be revealed in January to gloss over a slump in sales of the S4. If true, the S5 could be shown off at annual technology bunfest CES in Las Vegas, although Samsung phones have largely outgrown trade shows and there’s more likely to be a stand-alone event. Reports say the S5 will pack a 16-megapixel camera with optical image stabilisation. It’s also set for a Samsung Exynos processor rather than a Qualcomm processor, which is nice after the S4 had different processors in different countries. Fingers crossed for a powerful eight-core chip, which appears in the S4 but only in selected countries and not in the UK or US.

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