Samsung is pulling out all the stops when it comes to making sure the Galaxy S5 is full of incentives to people looking to purchase a flagship smartphone, offering some bonus offers from services like the Wall Street Journal, Runkeeper, Box and Evernote as sweeteners.
The list of services is detailed on the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gifts micro-site and seem like a good variety of bonuses with a fitness and business heavy focus :
- Runkeeper – 1 year free premium service ($20)
- Skimble – 6 months free premium service ($42)
- Wall Street Journal – Free 6 month subscription to Wall Street Journal ($160)
- PayPal – enjoy special offers (totaling $50 or more in value) from your favorite stores when you pay with PayPal. Available in 25 Countries (Australia is listed)
- EasilyDo Pro – Free app purchase ($5)
- Cut the Rope 2 – $10 in-game credits
- Box – Free 50 GB for 6 months and $60 value
- Evernote – Free Premium Service for 3 months ($15)
- Lark – 1 year premium service ($36)
- Map My Fitness – 6 months free premium service ($36)
- Bloomberg Businesweek + – Free Subscription: 12 Months ($30)
- LinkedIn – Free LinkedIn Premium account for 3 months ($75)
- Blurb – Free $5 Coupon ($5)
- Flick Dat – Free download of $2 paid app
- Bitcasa – Free Premium Service: 1TB storage for 3 months ($30)
This isn’t generally enough to be the deciding factor for someone tossing up between a Galaxy S5 and another phone it does add a certain extra something.
Which of these bonuses speaks to you? Is there another service you’d prefer?