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Galaxy S6 versus Galaxy S5: Spec comparison

There's a pretty big story behind the Galaxy S6, concluding with a fresh new design that bares little resemblance to the Galaxy S5 before it. Of course we're also a year removed from the announce of the GS5, and that means specs have been improved pretty dramatically when looking at what...
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Samsung brings back the mute button in latest Galaxy S5 software update

Samsung has released a post-Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5, re-introducing the silent mode (or rather, the mute button). It's a feature that was missed by many once updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. As reported by SamMobile, the G900F variant of the Galaxy S5 is currently receiving the build (...
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Lollipop rolls out to Samsung Galaxy S5 owners on T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S5 owners are now reporting that Lollipop has hit their smartphone on T-Mobile. We've covered the Android update fairly extensively, but you should look to expect various improvements to the overall experience. The update will be rolling out OTA so fret not if you've yet to receive...
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Samsung Galaxy S5, one year on

We weigh in on how Samsung's leading Galaxy S held up for a year At this point in the Galaxy S5's life it's pretty well overshadowed both physically and metaphorically by the larger, metal-clad Galaxy Note 4, but that doesn't mean Samsung's early-2014 flagship doesn't still have its place in the...
The best Cricket Phones of 2015

The best Cricket Phones of 2015

If you’re considering prepaid service on Cricket Wireless, there are some great phones to choose from. You won’t be locked down to an old, outdated device, as Cricket has some great new phones like the ZTE Grand X Max+ in their arsenal. You can get a high-end device if you’re willing to pay for it...
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Five things you need to know about Lollipop on the Samsung Galaxy S5

TouchWiz is far from dead. In fact, it's Material Design that feels like the stranger. Samsung surprised everyone recently by rolling out the update to Android 5.0 through some of the notoriously difficult update channels, leaving many Galaxy S5 owners with a whole lot of new buttons to press...
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These are the top Samsung phones you need to know

Updated March 2015 In the world of smartphones, it's impossible to ignore the influence of Samsung. Since its explosion into Android with the launch of the Galaxy S2 globally, Samsung has firmly held on to the top spot in Android devices sold — and though the playing field has leveled off some...
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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 Lollipop update rolling out now

As promised on Wednesday, Sprint has stared rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its version of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Many members of our forums have reported they started receiving the update this morning. The download size for the update is 898.44MB and owners of the Galaxy S5...
Sprint Galaxy S5 tipped to score Android 5.0 starting tomorrow, Feb. 5

Sprint Galaxy S5 tipped to score Android 5.0 Lollipop starting tomorrow, Feb. 5 [Update: Rollout underway]

Update: We've received tips from users stating that the Lollipop update is now rolling out. If you're rocking a Galaxy S5 on Sprint, head to your device's settings to see if an update is available. Original story: It looks like folks on Sprint may actually nab two Android 5.0 Lollipop updates...
AT&T rolls out Android 4.4.4 update to Galaxy S5, brings VoLTE and bloatware

AT&T rolls out Android 4.4.4 update to Galaxy S5, brings VoLTE and bloatware

Galaxy S5 owners on AT&T, we've got some good news and some bad news for you. AT&T has pushed out an update for the device today, but, sadly, it's not Android 5.0 Lollipop. Instead, the update bumps the device up to 4.4.4 KitKat and adds VoLTE and, unfotunately, some bloatware. Here's...
Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S5 is getting Lollipop

Android 5.0 Lollipop update now rolling out for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5

Owners of the Verizon Wireless version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 now have an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop available for their downloading pleasure. Well, technically it's two updates, the first paving the way for the main Lollipop update. Verizon's Galaxy S5 is actually the first S5 in the US to...
TYLT promo knocks $25 off Energi Sliding Power Cases for Galaxy S5, S4

TYLT promo knocks $25 off Energi Sliding Power Cases for Galaxy S5, S4

For those of you looking to inject a little more juice into your Galaxy S4 or Galaxy S5, TYLT has announced a new promotion that knocks $25 off of its Energi Sliding Power Cases for the two devices. With the cases regularly priced at $80 for the S5 and $50 for the S4, this marks a fairly...
Big Game Day Sale! Save 15% on all Android accessories

Big Game Day Sale! Save 15% on all Android accessories

It's time to gear up and buckle down for this weekend's big game! No matter what team you're rooting for this year, we can all agree that 15% off all accessories here at Android Central is a pretty sweet deal. We've got cases, chargers, batteries, etc. for the hottest Android devices including...
The Best Virgin Mobile Phones of 2015

The Best Virgin Mobile Phones of 2015

If you’re a prepaid phone user in the U.S. and looking for the best Virgin Mobile phone — we’ve got you covered. Virgin Mobile is perhaps one of the biggest names for prepaid service, and they’ve come a long way since inception. No longer are you limited to low-cost, low-power phones — now you can...
Seidio CAPSA TouchView for Samsung Galaxy S5

Seidio CAPSA TouchView case for the Samsung Galaxy S5

A durable case option that lets you decide when you need a screen protector Sometimes you just need a thin case that protects your phone from occasional bumps, and sometimes you need a more serious case like the Seidio Capsa TouchView instead. This three-piece full-coverage case takes...
Krusell Kalmar FlipWallet for Galaxy S5

Krusell Kalmar FlipWallet Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Something a bit more stylish that keeps your Galaxy S5 protected Not everyone wants a basic plastic or rubber case that just provides protection without any real appealing looks or features. While they are a bit cheaper and perhaps more rugged, plastic cases have nothing on the look and feel...
Amzer CRUSTA rugged case and holster for the Galaxy S5

Amzer CRUSTA Rugged case and holster for the Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is still a monster hit among Android fans, and that means we can't forget to look at some great cases. Today we'll have a look at the Amzer CRUSTA Rugged case and holster combo. Complete with a tempered glass screen protector in the box, it's a great solution for complete...
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Lollipop update starts rolling out to Galaxy S5 in the UK

After rolling out the Lollipop update in Poland, Russia, Malaysia and Spain, Samsung is now making the update available to Galaxy S5 users in the UK. If you're rocking the device in the region, head to your device's settings to check if an update is available. The update (build number LRX21T)...
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Buying a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, S5, or Tab S? You might be getting a year of Netflix for free

Android Central has received a tip that Samsung will begin a new promotion for US residents on Sunday, Jan. 4. Our tipster says people who buy a Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 or Galaxy Tab S can get one free year of Netflix. The promotion will last until Jan. 17. and is just for the first 115,000...
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Lollipop update for Galaxy S5 going live in more European territories

After commencing rollout of Android Lollipop for the Galaxy S5 in Poland at the start of the month, it looks like Samsung is making the update available in more countries in the region. According to SamMobile, owners of the Galaxy S5 in Spain are beginning to see the OTA update. The OTA will...

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