The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus looks exactly like the S5 and sports the very same specs – 5″ 1080p Super AMOLED screen, 2 GB of RAM, and 2,800 mAh battery. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 that can be found under the S5′s hood is upgraded to a Snapdragon 805 chip in the S5 Plus. The Galaxy S5 Plus that’s now in Europe is the S5 4G+ that was announced in Singapore.
Samsung Galaxy S5 empowers life with 5.2-inch 2560×1440 display, 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor with Adreno 420 GPU, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, 16 MP rear/ 2MP front-facing camera and Android 4.4.2 KitKat. All these significant features makes Galaxy S5/S5 Plus cannot to be better portable device to play high definition video on the go. However, Galaxy S5 is still restricted in playing many video files.
Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus Won’t Play MKV,MOV, AVI, WMV, WTV, MPEG, DivX, MXF, MOD, TOD, etc.
Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus is restricted in playing many video files such as WTV, MPEG, DivX, MXF, MTS, MOD, TOD, etc. Even the formats are listed in the supported video formats by Galaxy S5/S5 Plus, such as some MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, due to codec issue, some videos will not be transferred and played by Galaxy S5/S5 Plus.
Why Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus cannot play MOV, WMV, AVI, MKV?
According to the video specs listed on the official Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus page, Galaxy S5/S5 Plus supports playing video in the formats of MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM up to 30fps coded with H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8. If your video files are encoded with other codecs that are not supported by Galaxy S5/S5 Plus, such as if your MKV is codec with DTS audio, your MP4 video is encoded in 60fps, etc. your files will not be played on Galaxy S5/S5 Plus.
Supported OS: NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8/Win8.1/Win10
How to Successfully Play MKV DTS, AVI, WMV, MOV, WTV, MPEG, DivX,Tivo,XAVC on Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus?
In order to successfully play all kinds of video files on Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus, a recommend solution is to convert MKV DTS, AVI, WMV, MOV, WTV, MPEG, DivX,Tivo,XAVC to Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus supported MP4. This article will guide you with a step-by-step to convert video to MP4 to successfully play on Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus.
Step-by-Step Guide to Convert MKV DTS, AVI, WMV, MOV, WTV, MPEG, DivX,Tivo,XAVC etc. to Play on Galaxy S5/S5 Plus
Step 1: Prepare: Free download Video Converter for Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus
Step 4: Add files to Video Converter for Galaxy S5/S5 Plus
Press on “Add Video” button to add files to the program.
Step 2: Set output format
Click “Profile” drop-down and choose appropriate format.
If your source video files are 1080p or above 1080p resolution, choose “HD H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video(*.mp4)” from “HD video” category.
If your source MP4 files are 720p or lower resolution, choose “H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video(*.mp4)” from“General Video” category.
Step 3: Convert videos to Samsung Galaxy format
Press on “Convert” button to start converting video to Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus support MP4 or HD MP4 format.
When the conversion is finished, you can transfer the video files to your Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus and enjoy the videos. It’s that easy to play all kinds of video files on your Samsung Galaxy S5/S5 Plus.