Tuesday , October 24 2017

Samsung Galaxy S5 available online

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So much for April the 11th as a simultaneous worldwide release! Following the Galaxy S5 breaking street date in South Korea, there’s a number of third parties (not telcos or retail shops) selling the Galaxy S5 on Amazon.

These parties are offering shipping in 1 – 2 days, and with the usual “US Shipping Only” rules that can be circumvented, getting a Galaxy S5 early, and in Australia, might just be doable. For around AUD$980.00 you could get your hands on the latest toy from Samsung, and I can confirm that I was able to get through to a point where Amazon was looking for payment commitment on the order; so it’s doable from Australia.

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Amazing how quickly something like the breach of street date can spread. It’s likely a massive disappointment for Samsung I’m sure.

Just shy of $1000 is a hefty price to pay to get the S5 as little as 3 days before everyone else in Aus (shipping going well). Is it worth the price?

 
Source: 9to5 Google.

Phil Tann   Journalist

Phil is an Android enthusiast who spends most of his time reading up on U.S. Android news so he can get the low down on what could possibly hit Australian shores. Coming from a background in IT & T sales, he’s in the perfect position to give an educated view on hardware and software.

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