Samsung Galaxy S5 Price Revealed for Select European Markets; Galaxy S4 Price Slashed in India

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By Rohit KVN | March 2, 2014 6:38 PM EST

Earlier in the week, Samsung had unveiled the company's 2014 marquee phone, Galaxy S5 at 'Unpacked 5' event, Barcelona.

South Korean tech major had announced that the flagship device would hit global markets (around 150 regions) on 11 April; however, some online retailers in Europe have already begun taking pre-orders of the device, a month ahead of its official release and revealing the price of Galaxy S5 (16GB).

The price of Galaxy S5 is ranging between €667.30 and €729 (around ₹56,900 and ₹62,100) across Europe.

According to the UK based e-retailer, Unlocked Mobiles, stocks of the Galaxy S5 is expected to arrive on 10 April to the company's inventory, a day ahead of the international release date.

Interested buyers can get registered in the official website to get the stock alerts and to pre-book the device.

Consumers in Spain and Germany can book their devices under respective region specific Amazon websites.

Whereas in East, some local Indian e-commerce websites have slashed prices of the Galaxy S4 ahead of the launch of its successor in April second week. The 2013 model can now be purchased under ₹30,000 from Flipkart and Snapdeal, which is almost ₹11,000 less than the MRP of the device offered in the official Samsung India eStore.

Price details of Samsung Galaxy S5 in select European markets:

Online Vendor

Samsung Galaxy S5 price

Clove (UK)

£550

Unlocked Mobiles

£549.98

Amazon Spain

€729

Amazon Germany

€699

 

Price details of Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) in India:

Online vendors

*Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) price

Flipkart

₹29,860

Snapdeal

₹29,926

Saholic

₹31,299

Infibeam

₹32,999

*price is subject to change without

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4:

Model

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500)

Display

5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with full HD (1920x1080p) resolution having pixel density of 440 plus ppi (pixels per inch)

5.0-inch Full HD Super AMOLED  display with 441 pixels per inch

(1920 x 1080p) resolutions

OS            

Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS

Android v4.2.2 OS (Jelly Bean)

Processor

2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core CPU

(chipset: MSM8974AC)

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa-core processor (with 1.6GHz quad-core+ quad-core processor with 1.2GHz quad-core)

GPU

Adreno 330

Tri-core PowerVR SGX 544 (GT-I9500)

RAM

993MHz  2GB DDR3

2GB

Storage capacity

16GB/32GB , expandable via micro SD card

16GB/32GB, expandable via microSD card

Camera

Main: 16.0-megapixel camera with HDR, fast (0.3-second) auto-focus, 4K video recording 

Front: 2.1-megapixel camera with full HD video recording

Main: Main: 13.0-megapixel Auto-focus, HDR, Flash & Shutter Lag with BSI sensor

Front:2.0-megapixel pixel

camera, full HD video recording

Battery

2800 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode

Talk time: up to 21 hours

Standby mode: 390 hours

2600 mAh;

Network

LTE Cat.4 (150/50Mbps)

3G, 4G-LTE

Connectivity

Fifth generation Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO (2x2)),  Bluetooth v4.0 BLE/ANT+, NFC, IR Remote

Wi-Fi, NFC, Dual-video camera function, IR LED,

GPS /GLONASS, Bluetooth v4.0

Add-ons

Water-proof and dust-resistant IP67 certification, finger print based biometric technology, built-in heart-rate monitor, Kids mode, Private mode, Download booster, S Health v3.0,

Gesture-control features like Smart-Scroll, Smart-Pause, WatchOn, S-Voice Drive

Dimensions

142.5 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm

Weight

145 g

130 g

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The much hyped Samsung’s 2014 marquee smartphone Galaxy S5 has been unveiled at the company ‘Unpacked 2014 Episode 1’ event at Barcelona.
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