The Galaxy 5 is available from today onwards on Telstra Prepaid and will set you back a measly $199 dollars, which is a pretty fair price. Telstra was aiming to launch the Samsung Galaxy 5 as the cheapest Android smartphone in Oz, but with Boost Mobile already taking that crown, Telstra are going to have to work on another slogan for it.
The Galaxy 5 has about the same specs as the Huawei U8300 but sports a different formfactor for those who prefer a full touchscreen experience. Full specs after the break
- 600MHz CPU - 2.8″ QVGA Capacitive Display - Android 2.1 - HSDPA 7.2Mbps - 850/2100MHz 3G - 2GB MicroSD - A-GPS - WiFi b/g w/ DLNA - Bluetooth 2.1 - 2MP Camera - TouchWiz UI - FM Radio