Samsung Galaxy S5 hits MetroPCS today

MetroPCS has today announced the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S5 at retail stores across the US, as well as on the website. If you're waiting for Samsung's latest flagship Android smartphone, you'll be able to pick one up on plans from $40.

Alternatively, you can purchase the device outright for $649 plus tax. We urge you to check out our previous coverage of the Samsung Galaxy S5 for more details and be sure to remain on our feeds to see our upcoming Galaxy S5 review, which should go live later today.

See the full press release below.

Samsung Galaxy S5 announced by MetroPCS

BELLEVUE, Wash. – April 18, 2014 – MetroPCS, a flagship brand operated by T-Mobile US (NYSE: "TMUS"), today announced the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S® 5 at its retail stores across the nation and on MetroPCS.com. Now customers can have the latest Samsung Galaxy device with MetroPCS' unlimited, no annual contract rate plans starting at $40 – further proof that MetroPCS continues to deliver one of the best wireless deals in town.

"MetroPCS is on a fast-track to becoming America's #1 prepaid brand because our customers get the best value in wireless plus the hottest devices, like the new Samsung Galaxy S 5 – without being locked into a long-term contract," said Tom Keys, MetroPCS COO and executive vice president.

The Galaxy S 5 may be paired with any of MetroPCS' affordable unlimited data, talk and text service plans starting at just "$40, period." with taxes and regulatory fees included, and is available in black at MetroPCS retail stores for $649 plus tax.

The Galaxy S 5 offers the latest technology, taking the mobile experience to the next level with enhanced features that address what truly matters to MetroPCS customers:

  • Dust and water resistant, adding to the overall life of the smartphone
  • 16MP camera with professional capabilities to instantly capture split-second moments
  • S Health™, a built-in heart monitor that responds to touch and tracks a users' overall fitness and wellness
  • Brilliant 5.1-inch, full HD AMOLED™ display that allows users to enjoy a seamless HD video and movie viewing experience on a full screen
  • Fingerprint scanner to quickly and easily unlock the smartphone

Additional Galaxy S 5 capabilities can be found at http://www.metropcs.com/samsunggalaxys5.