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    Default Should I get the Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy S5?

    Hey guys I am up for a upgrade next month. I currently have a iphone but going back to android. I am trying to decide between the galaxy s4 and galaxy s5. Can somebody tell me who will be the first ones to carry the new s5. I have verizon. I talked to them and they said just because they are releasing it in the first quarter doesn't mean they will have it available then. Thanks for the help guys
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s5

    Well there are still 2-3 months until it's released and knowing the 4 major carriers will have them pretty close to the same dates, within a few weeks; release dates will start showing up. So sit tight

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    Something else to keep in mind, that announcing the device does not mean it will be immediately available. Last year, when the S4 was announced, it was I think 4 or 6 weeks before it was available for sale.

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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s5

    Thanks for the replies guys. So what all is gonna be new on the s5 from s4? Just trying to decide wether I should hold on to my iphone and wait for the s5 or not. My iphone is taking a crap so I might not have a choice
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    I have been eligible for an upgrade since October and I am patiently waiting for the S5. Google Galaxy S5 and you will get plenty of rumor about the phone. I think that if half of the rumor is true, it will be worth the wait, This will be my first Android phone, but looking forward to the learning curve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by boos1906 View Post
    Thanks for the replies guys. So what all is gonna be new on the s5 from s4? Just trying to decide wether I should hold on to my iphone and wait for the s5 or not. My iphone is taking a crap so I might not have a choice
    We won't know until Samsung reveals it.
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    Rumors are 4gb memory and 64 bit processor. Probably an even bigger battery, fancier camera and 80 bazillion more Touchwiz features.
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    Rumors are rumors....wait until the reveal and make a decision then. Just because someone posts something about the S5, it's not a guaranteed thing.

    OP, i'd recommend you wait as long as you can. If your Iturd craps the bed, well you'll know what you need to do. I am going for the S5 as soon as it drops. I'm sure you know the Red Devil is usually last to do anything so when it's announced, it'll be another 6 weeks or so before you can get your beaters on one.
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    If you can wait until May or June for Verizon to carry the GS5, than wait.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boos1906 View Post
    Thanks for the replies guys. So what all is gonna be new on the s5 from s4? Just trying to decide wether I should hold on to my iphone and wait for the s5 or not. My iphone is taking a crap so I might not have a choice
    Well one of the biggest complaints that Samsung received with the S4 is that it look and felt like the S3. Both software and hardware. So u wouldn't be surprised to see a new design. I bet it would be worth it to wait for the S5

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryandroid86 View Post
    Well one of the biggest complaints that Samsung received with the S4 is that it look and felt like the S3. Both software and hardware. So u wouldn't be surprised to see a new design. I bet it would be worth it to wait for the S5

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    That's true.

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    So far leaks by Sammobile points to a more flatter design.

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    Not as flat as stock or WP, but changed from last version of TW.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rd_nest View Post
    So far leaks by Sammobile points to a more flatter design.

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    It does indeed look good. I really don't need to want an s5 ...and all this kinda stuff really isn't helping.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Haalcyon View Post
    It does indeed look good. I really don't need to want an s5 ...and all this kinda stuff really isn't helping.


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    Quote Originally Posted by UJ95x View Post
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    Lol. That's very good to know!


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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S5

    Here are the specs for the S5: http://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-s5-specs

    I my opinion it's a good choice if you are coming to Android from another OS. If you have the S4 it might not be something to jump ship to unless any of the hardware features are desired, ie. Fingerprint scanner, heart rate monitor, batter/screen size, etc.

    Your personal preferences will dictate of this is the device for you or not based on specs and what you will leaving.

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    I'm a little disappointed.


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    If you need or want a phone now just get a an HTC One! :P
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    Default Re: Should I get the Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy S5?

    If you want USB3, fingerprint scanner, and water/dust resistant phone than S5 but if not than S4

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    Default Re: Should I get the Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy S5?

    Quote Originally Posted by RHChan84 View Post
    If you want USB3, fingerprint scanner, and water/dust resistant phone than S5 but if not than S4

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    I agree. But my geek side wants to get the GS5.
    At the end, money talks, and I more then likely will keep my GS4 until next year.

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    Default Re: Should I get the Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy S5?

    How cheap can we get an GS4 32GB for AT&T?
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    Quote Originally Posted by boos1906 View Post
    Hey guys I am up for a upgrade next month. I currently have a iphone but going back to android. I am trying to decide between the galaxy s4 and galaxy s5. Can somebody tell me who will be the first ones to carry the new s5. I have verizon. I talked to them and they said just because they are releasing it in the first quarter doesn't mean they will have it available then. Thanks for the help guys
    I would wait for the note 4

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    Default Re: Should I get the Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy S5?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raptor007 View Post
    How cheap can we get an GS4 32GB for AT&T?
    Do they even have that version? If so, probably cheap, very cheap.

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