The entire phone is slippery as hell; the finish on the Gorilla Glass 4 panels is smooth, which means the phone will easily slip into — and out of — your pockets.
Some people may worry enough about the glass to protect it with a case. Adding a case will hide the phone's pleasing design and make the phone larger.
The front of the phone carries forward design traits meizu m2 we've seen on Samsung phones for years. The panel is mostly display with thin side bezels and thicker top and bottom bezels to house the usual set of components. Above the screen, for example, are two sensors, the chrome-accented speaker grille, and the user-facing camera. Below the screen, you'll see the oblong home screen button / fingerprint reader, which is flanked by capacitive multi-tasking and back keys. The home button has a chrome rim, which helps it stand out visually, and the physical profile is excellent. I found the button easy to find and use.
Given its size, Samsung did as well as it could to make the phone comfortable to hold and use.HDC S5 The rear glass panel is curved generously right where it meets the side of the phone. This helps offset the size a little bit where it joins the flesh of your palm.