Finally the flagship from Samsung is official now and the Samsung Galaxy S5 that has been on the prime list of Smart phones is now available in 125 countries. It is bit confusing how the pricing of the device is going round the world, so let us have a quick glance at the UK and US pricing of this device among Major carriers and retailers. The SIM free pricing is same around the globe so let’s check out what these carriers and retailers are offering to us.
The pricing of Samsung Galaxy S5 among the major carriers in UK and US
Three: In UK the device is available on pay-as-you-go for £549.99 and an initial top up of either £10 or £15 will be provided along with the Smart phone and the data availability for £38 to £41 for a month with £29 upfront payment. This device will be available in Black and White variants initially and may come in different options later.
O2: O2 is offering the Galaxy S5 on a refreshed contract plan for £43 a month with no initial cost for the device and 5 GB of data per month will be offered and for another £5 you can get 8 GB of data. On pay-as-you-go O2 is offering the device for £650 which is pretty high.
Vodafone: Vodafone is offering the Gold variant of this device and will be costing £42 a month with a £19 initial payment for 1 GB of data and unlimited calls and texts. You should pay £52 a month for enjoying 4 GB of data and free phone calls.
EE: 10 GB of data a month for £48 with access to double speed 4G LTE and £53 a month to enjoy 20 Gb of data. The initial payment is £20 and the pay-as-you-go option is not available at this point
In US the Galaxy S5 can be found on many of the major carriers like Verizon Wireless, Sprint, AT&T, Sprint and T-mobile for a price of $199.99 on contract. T-mobile is offering a monthly payment option for the off-contract device.
Retailers will give the SIM free Samsung Galaxy S5 for different prices and let’s check out them.
Carphone Warehouse: Get a SIM free Galaxy S5 for £569.95, but only the black or white variant at launch. Blue will follow on April 22 with gold coming by the end of May. Carphone Warehouse will deal with many carriers and come out with deals, take a look and see what they can offer you in the way of upgrades or new contracts and it is also offering extra £100 cash back when you trade in certain phones with the Samsung Galaxy S5.
Clove: Clove is offering the Galaxy S5 for a price of £522 for the Black, Blue and White variant but it claims that Samsung has delayed the shipment of their stock so they expect to ship starting next week.
Phones 4U: It is offering the SIM free Galaxy S5 for £569.95 for the Black and White variant and Blue is expected to come from April 17th and Gold in May. Contract buyers will get £25 to spend in Google Play and a free Galaxy Tab 3 7-inch for a bargain.
Handtec: The Galaxy S5 is priced for £522 for the Black and White variant but it is still showing as up for pre-order.
This is the list of pricing among the major carriers and retailers in US and UK, so plan out accordingly and choose. Along with the Samsung Galaxy S5, wearable like the Gear Fit and Gear 2 will also go on sale today.