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Samsung Galaxy S5 Price Tag: Lower Than Galaxy S4’s Original Asking Price?

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Back at MWC, when Samsung announced the Galaxy S5, the manufacturer left only one vital detail out: the Samsung Galaxy S5 price tag. And since then, those undecided if they will upgrade to Samsung’s latest flagship have been waiting for some clues, or for a downright official announcement.

Well, if you’ve been on the edge whether to buy the Galaxy S5 or not, based on its price, join us after the break for the latest.

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Remember when, before the official announcement of the Galaxy S5, a rumor was claiming that Samsung’s upcoming flagship will be $100 cheaper than its predecessor? Well, the rumor might have been right on the money, or almost …


According to the Korean media, the official Samsung Galaxy S5 “factory price” is 800.000 won (roughly $744). Some of you might remember that Galaxy S4’s original asking price, in Korea, was 890.000 won (roughly $827). Therefore, if this is actually Galaxy S5’s asking price, the difference between the S5 and S4 launch price tags would be 90.000 won, or roughly $83.

Now, what remains to be seen if Samsung will keep the same price difference all over the world, or if this is only for the South Korean market.

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