Samsung gives you reasons to upgrade to the Galaxy S5... from the Galaxy S III

Samsung is targeting Galaxy S III users with a few new S5 promo videos, explaining why they should upgrade to its latest flagship smartphone...
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45. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

This definitely shows that Ninetysix is truly a big Apple fanboy, by his troll face avatar.

35. crazymonkey05

Posts: 188; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

What are you talking about google recommends 18 month update window and the american s3 got android 4.4 after two years of life......same happened to the s2 family. Everyone thought support would end at ICS but the phone got jellybean after a 2 year lifespan.....so out of all android oems I would have to say that Samsung is the best when it comes to their flagships being updated

43. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

*In android world. Galaxy S line is meant to compete/outsell iPhones. Not saying that apple updates are the best by any means.

50. gehrig

Posts: 423; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

They are though. The 2010 iPhone 4 is getting iOS 8. I don't know any Android OEM that updates their device for 4 years.

51. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

But they are basically stripped down(feature-wise) updates, also they are buggy even if apple has to care for just a few devices.

61. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's getting a gimped version of iOS 8.

14. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

GS5 with 2GB ram and 16GB memory and plenty of bloat ware to take up the remaining space is not a good deal to me. I am surprise they managed to sell as much as they did.

15. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

It only leaves you with 300Mb of free Ram. Useless

16. HoPhonTab

Posts: 36; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

Other people want to update from GS3 to GS5 but they don't have money to upgrade :/

17. JDeus01

Posts: 48; Member since: May 07, 2013

upgrade my s3? no ty. i want a smaller phone, not a brick

21. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

No thanks, Samsung really blew it with the gimmicks on the S5 as compared to perfecting what they already have like the other companies...

23. wilsong17 unregistered

Go with the less company then

26. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

What less company? If an obscure company like OnePlus or Oppo can make their flagships look better than the S5, I'd say Samsung failed pretty damn hard, especially if you consider the fact that they had a 1 year headstart with the S3.

30. diehardnokian

Posts: 147; Member since: Apr 27, 2014

i'd rather consider a Note. Worth the bloat!

33. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Samsung did what also no point. S5 is freaking ugly.

36. twens

Posts: 1175; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

It's funny how everyone complains about the s5 yet day in day out it's the only popular phone is see everywhere I go in my country. Seems Americans are just brainwashed with aluminum and design. Lol Africans prefer functionality and features, what you call bloat is seriously used by Africans. You Americans are too lazy to learn to apply features in your lives. You better stuck to buying feature smartphones like the iPhone.

58. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Everywhere? Here my country Malaysia and neighbor Singapore where the S5 hardly sales due to the design. Go google out and you will know S5 sales is pretty bad not only in America but Asian as well include it own born country - Korea. Main issue is not the material but design. A lot phones is plastic but now selling well as design look solid beauty especially XiaoMi Mi3 is pretty hot now, it also plastic but far nicer and solid than S5 a lot. S5 just look like a cheap ugly phone, all because the design not the material use. For S5 features wise, a lot really not useful in daily use, is not people lazy but it actually not necessary .

64. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

So tell me what other android phone that sells more than the s5 worldwide??? STFU..

37. hamza14860

Posts: 20; Member since: Sep 30, 2013

I'd rather buy a HTC one m8 or LG g3

38. odachek1976

Posts: 14; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

No doubt S3 is an awesome phone, I still kept it as a backup phone and enjoying my LG G3...but SuperAmoled screen is still brighter than LG G3 I must say...

46. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I love Amoled No doubt the S2 looks and has the best design then all Galaxy S Series

55. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The Galaxy S line really went downhill in design after the GS2. I loved that thing.

54. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

That's a lie. The Galaxy S3 maxes out at about 300 nits, while the LG G3 goes up to 450.

57. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

i change my m7 by m8 and it,s super great and super beauty sooooo i love m8

59. Droidrapist

Posts: 186; Member since: May 28, 2014

Ill give you a good reason, I need money for my Playa Del Carmen Vacation. Come upgrade your dinosaur!

62. bonsly16

Posts: 94; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Am I only the one that upgraded to an S5 from S3? :

67. JKING_25

Posts: 53; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

I got an S5. I have no regrets. There a lot of haters on this site.

69. flipjzn

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Samsung, pls release kitkat for S4 mini first. 5 months and I'm still on JB! Shame!
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