Samsung showed off its new flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress just two weeks ago, and today the Korean firm is announcing availability details for the Galaxy S5… in the UK. While pricing has yet to be officially announced, Samsung is allowing its customers in the UK to preorder on Friday, March 28th, through Samsung’s web store, selected retailers, and the Stratford Westfield Experience Store. Samsung also notes that the Galaxy S5 will roll out globally on April 11th. Earlier this week, Samsung shared a detailed video promoting its new smartphone. For all the details, read on for the official press release…
SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 AVAILABLE TO PREORDER IN THE UK FROM 28 MARCH
Fifth generation Galaxy device available from selected retailers, Samsung e-store and Stratford Westfield Experience Store
12 March, 2014, London, UK – Samsung Electronics has today announced that customers in the UK can pre-order the new Galaxy S5 from selected retailers, Samsung’s e-store and the Stratford Westfield Experience Store from Friday 28th March.
The Galaxy S5 has an advanced camera, the fastest network connectivity, dedicated fitness tools and enhanced device protection features. With a 16 megapixel camera, the device also has the world’s fastest autofocus speed and advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR).
The Galaxy S5 has the most advanced LTE experience and Wi-Fi performance available today, so you can enjoy blazing fast data speeds. Plus, for an even faster connection, the Galaxy S5 also features Download Booster, a Wi-Fi technology designed to boost data speed by bonding Wi-Fi and LTE simultaneously.
The new Galaxy S5 also offers tools to help you stay fit and well, including a comprehensive personal fitness tracker, a pedometer, diet and exercise records, and a new, built-in heart rate monitor. In addition, the IP67 dust and water resistant device has a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature and a seamless mobile payment experience.
“We wanted to give our customers in the UK the chance to get their hands on the next generation of our Galaxy S smartphone as soon as possible by giving them the option to pre-order,” said Simon Stanford, Vice President of IT & Mobile division, Samsung Electronics UK & Ireland. “With the Galaxy S5, we’ve very much focused on the features that our customers want and will use the most on a day to day basis, and look forward to hearing what they think when they get their new device.”
The Galaxy S5 will be available globally through Samsung’s retail channels, e-commerce and carriers on April 11. To pre-order, visit:http://store.samsung.com/uk