Verizon now taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 with BOGO
posted by FAUguy / Apr 04, 2014, 1:35 AM
When the device was announced back in February (see our hands-on preview) we were impressed by its sleek design, 5.1" Super AMOLED display, improved 16MP Camera, and don't forget about the heart-rate monitor!
Shortly after, all the US carriers had a sign-up page to be notified about buying the smartphone, which was then followed by being able to pre-order the Galaxy S5 on AT&T, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Sprint.
Now a couple weeks later, Verizon today started accepting pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5, with the same price of $199.99 with a 2-year contract, or $25.55/month with Verizon Edge. But Verizon is shaking things up a bit by offering the Galaxy S5 as a BOGO, where you can get another Galaxy S5 for free, or choose from the Samsung ATIV SE, or the HTC One (M8), as long as you sign a 2-year contract for each phone/device line.
The availability date for all US carriers is April 11th. Which one are you most interested in buying the Samsung Galaxy S5 from?
source: Verizon Wireless
Samsung Galaxy S5 OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2 View Full specs
- Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
- Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)
Posts: 18; Member since: Mar 03, 2014
What a great deal.. Not.. Contracts are a rip off.
posted on Apr 04, 2014, 1:42 AM 1
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posted on Apr 04, 2014, 2:02 AM 0
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Nope, I've been here since 2006. But have had some health issues lately. My first phone review, LG Fusic:http://www.phonearena.com/revi
posted on Apr 04, 2014, 2:32 AM 5
Posts: 21; Member since: Mar 26, 2014
Verizon is stepping up their game. As much as I loathe contracts and all that jazz, carriers are finally buckling a bit and giving more to their customers. Like this, pretty decent deal. Granted we still have a ways to go with the prices of the service, but that's another can of worms.
posted on Apr 04, 2014, 2:03 AM 1
Posts: 225; Member since: Sep 11, 2012
There's no point in buying the full retail price phone from Vzw and not going on a contract. Vzw, unlike other carriers, doesn't give you a discount month to month for having your own phone. ATT for example gives you 15 bucks a month off. Granted I'm not sure how worth it is still because 15 bucks a month takes linger than a contract period to pay off a 700 dollar phone.
posted on Apr 04, 2014, 7:45 AM 1
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