Finally, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is official and know we know it will be released on April 11.
The UK network providers and smartphone retailers have already announced if they will stock the Galaxy S5 come launch and some have opened their "register your interest" pages.
We’ll collate all the information as it arrives here, ahead of the official Samsung Galaxy S5 release date announcement in the coming weeks.
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Carphone WarehouseAlthough Carphone Warehouse has confirmed it will stock the Galaxy S5, it has not yet announced when you’ll be able to pre-order the device.
“As a preferred retail partner of Samsung, Carphone Warehouse will be one of the first outlet retailers to bring the S5 to consumers in the UK and we know our customers are eager to get their hands on it,” said Graham Stapleton, Carphone Warehouse UK and Ireland CEO. “Samsung launches are always hugely popular as they are very good at bringing the best of technology together into one handset. The advances made with the S5 do this more than ever before by focussing on features which really put the smart into smartphone.”
Phones 4uPhones 4u has confirmed that it will stock the Galaxy S5, with the device available to pre-order
from the website at a later date.
In order to know exactly when you’ll be able to pre-order the S5 with Phones 4u, you’ll need to register your interest.
“We can't wait to welcome the new Samsung Galaxy S5 into our stores this year”, said Scott Hooton, CMO at Phones 4u. “Its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S4, was one of the most pre-ordered smartphones at Phones 4u in 2013 and we expect the Samsung Galaxy S5 to be no exception to that trend.”
EEThe Samsung Galaxy S5 will be offered on the EE 4G network from launch on a range of 4GEE and 4GEE Extra tariffs, which have yet to be disclosed.
EE has also teased that it will offer “an exclusive incentive” to new and existing customers pre-ordering the Galaxy S5 with EE.
Full details will be announced “in the coming weeks”, but until then you can register your interest on the EE website.
"The launch of a new Galaxy S has become one of the most anticipated moments in the tech calendar and the Galaxy S5 doesn't disappoint,” said Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices at EE. “When paired with our 4G network, which offers the world’s fastest speeds, the device provides an unrivalled mobile experience – it's super-powerful, features an amazing display, and comes packed with cutting-edge features that will put it right at the very heart of your digital life."
ThreeThree has also revealed the Galaxy S5 will be available from the network provider at launch, but have yet to release any further information.
“With great camera technology and innovative health features, we are delighted to be ranging the Samsung Galaxy S5,” said Sylvia Chind, Head of Devices at Three. “Perfect for those who want to tweet their park run progress or simply share a stunning sunset image on their way home, people can do so quickly using Three’s 4G network which we offer at no extra cost, while also making the most of our all-you-can-eat data.”
VodafoneVodafone has announced that it will definitely stock the Galaxy S5, with the UK network provider yet to open any register your interest pages for the smartphone.
You can head to Vodafone Social though for the network's blog post on the latest Samsung flagship.
O2O2 has opened its "Keep me in the Loop" holder page for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and reveals it will offer the smartphone in black, white and blue come April 11.
The network provider also suggests that the S5 will be available on O2 Refresh tariffs and its 4G network.
Virgin MediaYou'll be able to get the S5 with Virgin Media from April 11, but any pricing details have yet to be confirmed.
Virgin suggests you follow them on Twitter - @VirginMedia - in order to keep abreast of any developments and to find out when pre-registration will open.
The provider is also offering free mobile insurance to existing Virgin Media broadband and TV subscribers taking out a new Samsung Galaxy S5 contract at launch and they'll get £5 off the monthly tariff as normal.
If and when further retailers and providers announce their S5 availability, we’ll update this page.
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