Samsung's Galaxy S5 may come in two variants

SINGAPORE - Samsung will reportedly roll out two variants of the Galaxy S5, equipped with a 64-bit ARM chip, by early next year.

A premium Galaxy line-up will likely sport a 5-inch flexible Oled display and a metal chassis, while a stripped-down model will come in a plastic body.

It is expected that the new models - the follow-up to this year's S4 - will run on the 64-bit Exynos chipset and a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip.

The smartphones will be equipped with 3GB of RAM, a 16MP camera and a 4,000mAh battery.

The release date will be in either February or March, according to news reports.