Samsung Galaxy S5

Last updated: Jan 13th, 2014.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is Samsung's 2014 flagship smartphone. As its name implies, it would be the 5th smartphone in the revered Samsung Galaxy S lineup.

The phone has a 5.1-inch 1920 x 1080 Super AMOLED HD display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 801 processor, and a 16 megapixel camera sensor. The device launched in more than 125 countries worldwide on April 11th, 2014.

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After 1 week with the phone (and against the advice of his peers), Chris Chavez is eating T-Mobile’s $50 restocking fee, and returning his Samsung Galaxy S5. Why? Find out in the post.

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