It’s never too early to cut down the price of a newly released phone. Apparently, that’s the conclusion Amazon came to regarding the Samsung Galaxy S5. If you were planning to buy Samsung’s latest flagship phone, now would be a perfect time to do so. The biggest online retailer is currently offering the handset for half of its regular price, meaning that you will pay just $99.99 instead of $199.99. The discount applies to Sprint and Verizon models and is good for new and existing customers.
Sprint and Verizon Galaxy S5 on sale for $99
Regardless of which carrier you choose, Sprint or Verizon, you will still need to sign a new two-year contract. If long-term agreements are not your thing, you can also grab the Galaxy S5 outright for $699.99 directly from Amazon. If you feel that this is tad too much, here you can thrid-party retailers offering Galaxy S5 without contract way cheaper price.
Another option to buy Verizon Galaxy S5 and save some money in the process is to take advantage of the carrier’s Mother’s Day promotion which shaves $100 off the price of any phone sold for $199.99 or more. This, obviously, includes the Galaxy S5.
Finally, you can head over to Best Buy which is offering the phone for exactly the same price. It appears that except for Amazon discount at the moment there is no special deal on the Sprint version of the Galaxy S5.
There is not much that haven’t been said about the Galaxy S5 already, nevertheless, here is a quick reminder of the phone’s key specs and features. The device packs a 5.1-inch full HD 1080p Super AMOLED display, a quad-core 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage expandable via microSD slot. Photographic experience is delivered by a 16-megepixel camera with 4x digital zoom and 4K video recording. There is also a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
Capacity of the battery is 2800 mAh which should be enough to provide up to 29 hours of talk time. Moreover, thanks to Ultra Power Saving Mode you can squeeze up to 24 hours of usage time out of the battery when it’s down to 10%. As far as connectivity is concerned, the Galaxy S5 offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC. Other cool features include fingerprint scanner for faster access and additional security, built-in heart monitor, dust and waterproof design and Android 4.4 KitKat with revamped TouchWiz on top.
more info: Amazon