Samsung Galaxy S5 global release date arrives

Samsung Galaxy S5 global release date arrivesIt seems like only yesterday that good old “Life Companion”, the Samsung Galaxy S4, came along and did, uhm, all the things that smartphone flagships do.

Just shy of one year later, its successor has touched down. I speak of the all singing, all dancing, all heart monitoring Samsung Galaxy S5.

Launched at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February, the Samsung Galaxy S5 focuses on the five things that “matter most to consumers”, namely design, camera, connectivity, protection and fitness. What about battery, you maniacs?

As such, the Samsung Galaxy S5 offers a perforated design on the rear, a fancy 16MP rear camera, support for the fastest LTE bands around, resistance to dust and water, and whole bunch of fitness crud that should hopefully extend your life by at least a few months.

Other Samsung Galaxy S5 specs include a 5.1in 1080p display, 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 2,800mAh battery, 16/32GB internal storage (with microSD), and KitKat Android 4.4.2.

The gold Samsung Galaxy S5 is exclusive to Vodafone, while other networks will carry the phone in blue, white and black.

As for Samsung Galaxy S5 freebies, the Galaxy Gifts Package includes a 12-month subscription to Bloomberg Businessweek, 6 months of free Wall Street Journal action, 50GB of Dropbox for two years, and a whooooole other bunch of cr… stuff you can read about on

In terms of Samsung Galaxy S5 deals, giffgaff has the Samsung Galaxy S5 SIM free for £529. Keep your eyes on HotUKDeals for the best contract options and that.

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