Samsung Galaxy F (S5 Prime) rumor round-up: specs, images, price and release date

Samsung seems to be preparing to break new ground: that of ‘premium’ metal smartphones, and the first device in that new family is expected to be the Galaxy F…
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31. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Well if you only accept a compact phone, and Z1 C is the best of those, why not get it? Though I understand how you feel.

34. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

I simply dont understand why would u need a SD805. Last year,SD600 was the best chipset available,now 800/801 isnt enough basically because a new model (barely availabe) has arrived. Every single one of those processors can run every single game available at play store without breaking a sweat Display resolution indeed isnt a problem in small screens,but the z1c's camera is top notch and more than 2gb of ram is just waste of resources in my view.

38. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

More RAM is never and will never be a waste of ressource. Best you have a 600mhz CPU with 8Gb of RAM than a 3Ghz CPU with 512Mb RAM . After I agree with what you said before.

9. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

So, the tech media don't give up ATTACKING the S5 sale, with dirty tricks , like this iRumor about "soon coming" , "premium S5" . Repeating that S5 is not as "premium" as their cheap aluminium iCrap. LOL

13. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

That would be pretty great, but come on with the on screes nav bar already.

15. farhad_per

Posts: 128; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Display mate : samsung galaxy S5 has the best display ever....the most accurate colors...!

25. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Stop copy pasting this in every article...

26. farhad_per

Posts: 128; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Display mate : samsung galaxy S5 has the best display ever....the most accurate colors...!

27. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Lmao...

37. Zack20

Posts: 41; Member since: Dec 10, 2013

Looks like it's trying to communicate with us! :O

16. Loubielou

Posts: 603; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Samsung have really let a lot of Consumers down with the Galaxy "F",Why?couldn"t have Samsung Delayed the Release of the Galaxy S5,if they knew the didn"t have enough time to Create the Screens they really want to put on the Galaxy S5,People knew the Galaxy S5 was not the Correct phone Samsung Really wanted to Release as the Announcement day was nothing like we got for the Galaxy S4,We All now the Released date the same time as the iPhone 6 is Released

20. Zack20

Posts: 41; Member since: Dec 10, 2013

If People knew the Galaxy S5 was not the Correct phone Samsung Really wanted to Release as the Announcement day was nothing like we got for the Galaxy S4, then why did people buy it? To prove they are stupid? or they have Short Term Memory Loss? Who were let down? Those who followed the event so carefully that they knew something better was coming soon?

18. deewinc

Posts: 455; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

"...might also SPORT a 5.1” screen."

23. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

What, this looks like the rear back of the iP3....?

29. Mels13

Posts: 117; Member since: Jun 23, 2014

Oh yes this my new phone.If only note 4 wont be aluminium too,than i ll buy note 4 .Anyone knows if note 4 s gonna be metal?

32. Loubielou

Posts: 603; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Galaxy F could be the Galaxy S6 Body as F is the 6th Letter in the Alphabet,so the Prime might be the next version we get from Samsung

42. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

The letter F is also the first letter of FAIL.

46. SamDroid unregistered

The letter F is also the first letter of FANTASTIC. Please stop trolling? You kinda broke the flow of reasonable comments that I was reading....:/

33. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I get two days with my note 3, but 3-5 days with my M8 (I have pics to prove it), but I mostly call and text with the M8. Funny, use it like a feature phone, get feature phone battery life.

39. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Samsung has already released a phone with the Qualcomm 805, QHD, and 3GB RAM, the S5 LTE-A. If all Samsung did was make this phone available in the US, along with better audio quality, that would be a really good phone. Of course this begs the question -- other than a pen and a slightly bigger screen, what is the Note 4 going to offer? If there is an advanced S5 that offers everything the Note 4 would offer, Samsung may suffer even worse financial results. So at the end of the day, I just don't believe there will be any more versions of the S5 released outside of Korea. This fall we will see the Note 4 and no other top-end phones from Samsung.

53. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

The slightly larger screen will still make the Note 4's body larger than the GS5 LTE-A so it wouldn't be a problem as people would like a smaller phone without too much of display size decrease (A few mm actually does separate buyers). The larger body of the Note 4 can also be made to accomadate a powerful speaker/ speakers and other advanced electronics while keeping it waterproof. Then Samsung can focus on the Mini/ compact versions of the phone for those wanting an even smaller phone.

40. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

This phone is so great! I will buy this phone right away when its released. So many features! Its worth my buck! Imma get those heart rate mathingies and I never need a nurse. Those accurate color displays are so great, its like Im looking on the real thing! Its the most perfect phone for me! Said by a Samsung Galaxy F-anboy Pro S

41. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Waiting the next big thing ... Note 4 !!! Upgrading my Note 3 ;-)

43. xwolverinez

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 27, 2013

The date on the screen says September 12 Wed. A Wednesday September 12 comes up in the years 2012 & 2018. Maybe 9/12/2014 release date?

47. wilky

Posts: 37; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

The Galaxy F is a new line of smartphone which will be released now on in September along side the Note 4. The Galaxy range will still continue and be the spring flagship rather than a yearly cycle, it's now a 6 month cycle because smartphone tech is moving so quickly, just like the PC era did back in the 90's to mid 2000's before slowing down. At the time the S5 was being planned the 805 & QHD screens wasn't ready, and as shown with the LG G3 the 801 isn't really made for QHD displays, so rather than give up performance they stuck with a 1080p screen & 2GB of ram because at this moment is all that needed as Android Kitkat is much more memory efficient, & Android L will continue to improve memory efficiency further. Apple on the otherhand will continue with it yearly cycle of it's iPhone, as they don't need to keep improving hardware every 6 months unlike Android smartphones, because they have their own set of users that are more than happy with the tech they get for a year. I currently have an S5 and more than happy with it atm and continue to be for the rest of this year, no matter what comes outs in the next couple of months, as it perform just as good then as it did when i bought back in April. So it boils down to this if your unhappy in the way the likes of Samsung,Sony,HTC & LG ect are going with 6 months cycles, then either buy a iPhone or a Nokia/Microsoft Windows phone that way you know what your buying at the time will be the best phone they have out for that year.

48. Furbal unregistered

Why is color accuracy harped on so much? I think the success of amoled shows the vast majority of the public does not care about it.

49. JakeLee

Posts: 1021; Member since: Nov 02, 2013

Same Soon... With the same crappiest OS known to mankind...

68. iushnt

Posts: 3108; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Said by the worst troll ever existed in mankind..

50. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

The only thing that attracted me to Samsung was the removable battery. If the "F" series omits the feature, I will be leaving the camp. I just had the battery replaced on my 16 month old S3. It didn't cost me tons of cash as it would if it had a non-removable one. That was a huge selling point for me. Easy accessibility for when those times happen. John B.

51. NickSDC

Posts: 26; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Isn't this already out? The Korean only model?
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