Samsung clarifies that the price drop of Galaxy S5 was never official

By April 25th, 2014 AT 12:52 AM

Samsung Galaxy S5 was launched in India with an official price tag of INR 51,500. Soon after HTC One M8 was launched with a price tag of Rs 49,900, Galaxy S5 price saw a drop of Rs 5,000 on Flipkart. After various blogs reported yesterday that Samsung has slashed the price of Galaxy S5, Samsung came out and clarified today that the reports are untrue and that price of the Galaxy S5 is still Rs 51,500.

Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5

However, the price of Galaxy S5 on Flipkart is still Rs 49,152 where as all the other competing smartphones are priced lower than that. The Apple iPhone 5S is being sold at a price of Rs 46,398 while the Nokia Lumia 1520 is priced at Rs 45,199 and the LG G2 is priced very competitively at Rs 36,299.

To remind you, the Galaxy S5 comes with a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED screen, 1.9GHz octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage space, 16MP camera, Android 4.4 KitKat and 2800 mAh battery. Do you think that the Samsung Galaxy S5 deserves the price at which it is currently being sold? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

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[…] of Rs 51,500, the Samsung Galaxy S5 price has been dropping significantly. As we reported, the first price drop for Galaxy S5 came in late last month when it dropped to Rs 46,000 on Flipkart. After the news spread, Samsung […]


>> Do you think that the Samsung Galaxy S5 deserves the price at which it is currently being sold?

Comparison S5 (G2)
Display – 5.1″ AMOLED (5.2″ True HD-IPS) *
Processor – 1.9GHz octa-core (2.26 GHz octa-core) *
RAM – 2GB (2GB)
Storage (Internal only) – 16GB (32 GB) *
Camera – 16MP (13 MP)
OS – Android 4.4 KitKat (4.2.2 JellyBean)
Battery – 2800 mAh (3000 mAh) *

* G2 Scores over S5
PRICE – 49,152 (S5) vs 36,299 (G2)


*Bro no offense but the LG G2 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 which is actually a quad core processor.

*I made a similar comment comparing current flagships with the LG G2.You can check that out here.

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