Samsung announced its next big thing (not that much big), Galaxy S5, back in February and while many believe the Korean made a huge mistake by producing their new flagship with the same old and plastic design, there are still so many fans waiting for the release time to arrive to be the first to experience the water proof Galaxy S5.
In this article, we review the Galaxy S5 price and availability in U.S. major carriers, UK, India and some other countries which have already announced their plan to release the Samsung’s 5.1-inch flagship.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Availability and Price in the U.S.
AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile are 3 out of 4 U.S. major carriers which have already announced their plans to pre-order and ship Galaxy S5 nationwide, and like always Verizon will be the last on the list to offer the Galaxy S5 and they have only said the device will be available “Soon”.
AT&T offers Galaxy S5 in Charcoal Black and Shimmery White with no annual contract for $649.99, the 2-year contract costs you $199.99 and you also have the option to get the latest Samsung’s flagship on AT&T Next℠ Installment with 26 monthly payments of $25 each.
The pre-order on AT&T has already been started and the shipment date is set to be on April 8, 2014.
Go to AT&T Pre-order Page
The prices with no contract and with a 24-months contract on Sprint are the same as AT&T with the same color options. But you also have 2 other options: either to go with Sprint Framily Plan, or the option of $0 down payment with $27 monthly for 2 years to get a Galaxy S5 carried by Sprint.
According to Sprint’s Galaxy S5 pre-order page, the shipments won’t happen sooner than April 11.
The pricing on T-Mobile is almost the same as Sprint and AT&T, including the $0 down payment and 24 months of $27, or $660 as he full retail price. You can pre-order Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile for delivery on April 11.
March 28 is when the pre-order starts and April 11 is when the shipment starts and Galaxy S5 goes on sale in UK.
The Galaxy S5 price in UK is yet to be announced officially, but according to some sources it will be available to buy for £38 a month with an upfront cost of just £69, and the SIM-free version is expected to be priced at about £550.
Go to Galaxy S5 page in Samsung UK website for more details.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Availability and Price in India
Samsung is planning to hold a press conference on March 27 to discuss the details about Galaxy S5 price and availability in India. According to an Indian retailer, Galaxy S5 will be priced at Rs 45,500 ($745) which is a little bit pricier than Galaxy S4.
We will update this article as soon as more carriers/markets start offering Galaxy S5