Now including some additional shots to show the S5 capturing faster-moving scenes

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Bright sunlight generally means better pics

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The flash fill here is better than on an overcast day

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Colours are well reproduced

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Capturing spray in burst mode worked well

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The auto mode worked well in bright light

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Another sharp scene - the S5 works well in strong light

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Shadows come out clear and crisply

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Zoom (4x shown here) looks smooth with decent light

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This cat is still a fool. You might remember him from last year.

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HDR mode works well

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One of the few off the cuff snaps that came out well

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Despite having a long time to capture this shot, I still nearly missed it due to the speed of the camera startup

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Clear, bright scenes are well captured

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The defocus is decent if not impressive, and takes a few attempts

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Without HDR mode, items generally look sharper

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Low light performance is generally not great, but at extreme levels comes back impressively

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Aah, the old 'animated photo'. I'll never tire of this, no matter how low-res it comes out at

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I also have other cats, and I don't want them to feel left out

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Global Phones, Tablets and Wearables Editor

Gareth (Twitter, Google+) has been in charge of phones, tablets and wearables at TechRadar for the best part of a decade. He can instantly recommend the best phone for you, or can be found running around the nearest park with the latest fitness tech strapped to his wrist, head or any other applicable body part.