On May 30th, Sprint will be starting to sell the Copper Gold Samsung Galaxy S5. This is the one that most people refer to as the "band-aid edition". It'll be available on Sprint alongside the black and white models. Those of you picking it up on Sprint's EasyPay can enjoy it for $0/down and 24 monthly payments of $27.09. Also, as expected it will support Sprint's Spark network as well as HD Voice, of course Spark is only in a few markets so you'll want to be sure you're in one of those markets.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1-inch 1920×1080 resolution AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 16GB of storage along with a microSD card slot, 2800mAh battery inside, Android 4.4.2 and the latest version of Touchwiz. Not to mention it'll have a 16MP camera on the back with a 2MP front-facing shooter. Basically it's the same as the Galaxy S5 that's already available, this one is just in Copper Gold, for those wanting a Gold device.
We have the full press release down below for those that are interested. How many of you are going to grab a Copper Gold Galaxy S5?
Beginning Friday, May 30, Sprint customers can get their own Copper Gold Samsung Galaxy S® 5 paired with the super-high-speed network capability of Sprint Sparkâ„¢ and the clarity of High-Definition (HD) Voice1 (available in select markets).
With Sprint Easy Pay, well-qualified buyers can purchase Samsung Galaxy S 5 with $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $27.09. Additionally, those who purchase and activate Samsung Galaxy S 5 through Sprint Web Sales or Telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1 get a matching Gold Samsung HM1900 Bluetooth® headset at no additional charge (a $39.99 value) while supplies last.
Featuring Androidâ„¢ 4.4.2, KitKat, Galaxy S 5 features a gorgeous 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED® display, powerful 2.5GHz quad-core processor to manage and 2,800mAh lithium-ion battery2 to keep the smartphone powered all day long. Additional key features include:
- Dual Cameras: 16-megapixel rear-facing Phase Detection Auto Focus camera with zero shutter lag, flash and video capture, and 2-megapixel front-facing camera with full HD recording at 30fps
- S Healthâ„¢3 helps plan meals with nutritional information, track and map workouts, and monitor heart rate with the world's first built-in heart-rate monitor (HRM)
- Faster browsing, streaming and downloading
- IP67 water and dust resistant4
- Fingerprint scanner allows users to quickly unlock the phone, granting them faster access with the touch of a finger.
Galaxy S 5 can be paired with Samsung Gear devices, offering comprehensive fitness tools with more features and capabilities than the everyday fitness band. Sprint offers Samsung Gearâ„¢ Fit for $199.99, Samsung Gearâ„¢ 2 Neo for $199.99 and Samsung Gearâ„¢ 2 for $299.99 (all prices exclude tax).
Galaxy S 5 is also available in Charcoal Black and Shimmery White.
Sprint customers can take advantage of Galaxy S 5 with the super-high-speed network capability of Sprint Spark, a unique combination of advanced network capabilities built for data delivering peak wireless speeds of 60Mbps today on capable devices, with the potential for speeds three times as fast by late 2015.5 It is available in 24 markets and expected to reach 100 million people by the end of the year.
HD Voice is available in 100 markets as part of the Sprint Spark build. Sprint expects 20 million customers to have HD Voice-enabled phones by year-end. Sprint HD Voice expands the normal voice call from a four-octave range to seven octaves to deliver crystal clear voice calls while helping to reduce unwanted background noise.