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Could this unknown Samsung handset be the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo?

0. phoneArena 09 Mar 2014, 03:53 posted on

Zauba is a website that tracks imports and exports into and out of India. Occasionally, an unknown device happens to show up on the site. For example, a Samsung phone with the model number SM-G800F has been imported into India by way of South Korea. The site notes that the device has been brought into the country for R&D testing, and is valued at 31,790 INR ($520 USD) each. A total of 7 units were imported on March 5th through the 7th...

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posted on 09 Mar 2014, 03:59 10

1. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


So, S5 snapdragon, S5 Exynos, S5 Neo, S5 mini, S5 "premium" (f line). I wonder how many models they're going to make this year...

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:39 6

6. vincelongman (Posts: 4570; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


31,790 INR ($520 USD) - S5 Neo
33,061 INR ($541 USD) - S5
The price saving is barely $21, wouldn't you be better off saving for another month or two and getting the S5 instead of the Neo.
Seems pointless to make a $21 cheaper version, maybe if it was $100+ cheaper, $21 doesn't seem like its enough

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 05:00 1

14. tech2 (Posts: 3475; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


Galaxy S5 is priced at 45,500 INR

http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s5_briefly_appears_in_indian_online_store-news-7983.php

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 06:37

19. vincelongman (Posts: 4570; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


Actually on second thought your probably right because flagships are never just $550 on release (except Nexus).
45000 INR = $740, which seems more realistic.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 05:44

16. draconic1991 (Posts: 195; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


There is no way s5 will release at 33061...the s4 comes at around 30000

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 06:15

17. nokia12 (Posts: 518; Member since: 19 Nov 2013)


lol it is 21$ for samsung.. the price difference might be 150-200$ at retail..

the difference between a low end soc and top end soc is not even 30$.. but we don't see companies using top end soc in low end phones and asking for that 30 $ more do you ?

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:45 4

7. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Hundreds of them for sure.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:56

11. Felix_Gatto (Posts: 911; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


Samsung made various of high quality products before the Android era. But now, they focused on quantity. Balance between quality and quantity could make Samsung even far more successfull than now.

posted on 10 Mar 2014, 01:36

54. sniperdroid (Posts: 146; Member since: 23 May 2013)


Seems to be working out for them.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 09:00 2

27. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Oh now I'm really confuse.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 09:27 1

29. silencer271 (Posts: 254; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)


As many as they want they make the phone and can afford it and have the manufacturing arm to do They unlike apple care all price levels just not the one that will make the most money.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 10:26

34. Tizen007 (Posts: 575; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)


I know.. Just want the freakin premium!!!

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 10:33 2

36. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


I have no idea why they made the S5 if it's not going to be the flagship anyway... Are they ditching the Galaxy S line and making F line the new flagship or something? I dunno...

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 10:41 1

37. Tizen007 (Posts: 575; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)


According to this article, what you said make sense. And I really do hope you are right.
http://www.sammobile.com/2014/03/07/why-a-premium-galaxy-s5-make-sense/

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 17:40

49. docxx (Posts: 63; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)


Samsung is having a lot of costly media events during the year just to make sure those kind of news are published.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 03:59

2. aayupanday (Posts: 576; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


Possibly an Exynos powered device...

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:00 1

3. kumarabhishek591 (Posts: 84; Member since: 22 Feb 2014)


And the s**t begins....

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:13 6

4. MarkArigayo (Posts: 240; Member since: 18 Dec 2013)


The heart rate sensor doesn't work. New version of CheatWiz also full of lags. Various variants is needed exteremely to pursue the despetated-hearted Samsung's die-hards. Lol.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:38 11

5. vincelongman (Posts: 4570; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


lol some many haters/fanboys

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:49 7

9. maccess (Posts: 742; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)


Dont cry boy.. here's candy for you..

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:59 9

13. Felix_Gatto (Posts: 911; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


I'm getting tired of this 'Fanboys' war.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 06:32 2

18. vincelongman (Posts: 4570; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


Unfortunately some people have nothing better to do

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 06:38

20. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


Looks like you don't have much to do either since you're just hanging around here reading our "fanboyish" comments and saying it's sad.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 09:11 3

28. AstronautJones (Posts: 303; Member since: 01 Aug 2012)


Some times the toilet gets clogged with poo.
Somebody has to clean out the s**t.

Just because someone has to take the time to do so, doesn't mean they enjoy your crap

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 10:28 1

35. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


Lol that's a completely different thing. This guy is here reading our posts because he wants to. Nobody tells him to come here and read our posts. Plus the fact that he calls us haters/fanboys just makes the situation worse (as you can see) so he didn't even intend to clean up anything.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 22:06 1

51. joey_sfb (Posts: 5987; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


Actually its ok for them to hate and be bitter. I only align myself with the best selling.

Try to pick up a Xiao mi but always out of stock! Maybe Xiao mi can use some of Samsung spare manufacturing capacity.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:47 7

8. amitm619 (Posts: 1; Member since: 24 Feb 2014)


They are going to make more of that ugly thing.. :/

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 04:52 6

10. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


"Galaxy S5 Neo, when the ugliest becomes uglier!"

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 11:19 2

38. Miracles (Posts: 560; Member since: 31 Aug 2013)


Galaxy Neo, The ugliest thing to happen to GALAXY SINCE GALAXY.

posted on 09 Mar 2014, 13:37 1

41. mayur007 (Posts: 569; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)


no ugliest became ugliest neo :P

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