Just a week after the Samsung Galaxy S5 landed on four of the nation's largest carriers - T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon - the Galaxy S5 is now available at MetroPCS. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the next big thing, with plenty of beasty specs. Including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset, 5.1-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot supporting up to 128GB, 16MP camera on the back, with a 2MP front-facing shooter, 2800mAh battery and Android 4.4.2 on board. And don't forget the fingerprint reader, heart rate monitor, and the IP67 water and dust resistant stuff as well. It's definitely a great phone. If you're coming from the Galaxy S3, it's definitely a big upgrade, from the Galaxy S4 it's not as big of an upgrade.
MetroPCS is offering the Galaxy S5 for $649. Which is the full price, remember that MetroPCS doesn't do contracts. So all their phones are sold at full price. Their plans start as low as $40 and offer unlimited data. Which if you're in an area that has MetroPCS coverage, you're going to get some pretty amazing speeds. Something along the lines of what AT&T has. Which is pretty amazing. For those interested, the full press release is down below.
Samsung Galaxy S5 announced by MetroPCS
BELLEVUE, Wash. - April 18, 2014 - MetroPCS, a flagship brand operated by T-Mobile US (NYSE: "TMUS"), today announced the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S® 5 at its retail stores across the nation and on MetroPCS.com. Now customers can have the latest Samsung Galaxy device with MetroPCS' unlimited, no annual contract rate plans starting at $40 - further proof that MetroPCS continues to deliver one of the best wireless deals in town.
"MetroPCS is on a fast-track to becoming America's #1 prepaid brand because our customers get the best value in wireless plus the hottest devices, like the new Samsung Galaxy S 5 - without being locked into a long-term contract," said Tom Keys, MetroPCS COO and executive vice president.
The Galaxy S 5 may be paired with any of MetroPCS' affordable unlimited data, talk and text service plans starting at just "$40, period." with taxes and regulatory fees included, and is available in black at MetroPCS retail stores for $649 plus tax.
The Galaxy S 5 offers the latest technology, taking the mobile experience to the next level with enhanced features that address what truly matters to MetroPCS customers:
- Dust and water resistant, adding to the overall life of the smartphone
- 16MP camera with professional capabilities to instantly capture split-second moments
- S Healthâ„¢, a built-in heart monitor that responds to touch and tracks a users' overall fitness and wellness
- Brilliant 5.1-inch, full HD AMOLEDâ„¢ display that allows users to enjoy a seamless HD video and movie viewing experience on a full screen
- Fingerprint scanner to quickly and easily unlock the smartphone
Additional Galaxy S 5 capabilities can be found athttp://www.metropcs.com/samsunggalaxys5.