After the grand launch of the S5, we all expected dates about when it will come in stores. Samsung says that S5 will be available starting April 11th alongside Gear 2. It seems that initially Galaxy S5 will be present in 150 countries, but the date will vary due to each carrier launch date.In U.S.T-Mobile and Sprint confirmed that they will bring the S5 in stores in April. We don't have yet information about Verizon and AT&T plans. US Celullar also said that they will launch the device in April.In U.K.In U.K. there are just some carriers that declared that they will bring the new S5 in stores. Amongst them Three, Vodafone and EE. Major high tech retail devices stores, Phone 4U and Carphone Warehouse also have in plan to stock with S5s.In CanadaThe Canadian market is very dynamic. Users have a lot of carriers to choose from, like: Fido, Bell, Rogers, MTS, Eastlink, Virgin Mobile, Videotron, SaskTel TELUS or WIND Mobile. Only one carrier, Bell, confirmed they will bring the new handset on in April. But we expect that all the carriers will launch the new S5 in April, even if they don't say it now.In AustraliaVodafone AU, Optus, Virgin Mobile and Telstra, all confirmed the will carry the Galaxy S5. Vodafone and Telstra, launched a register of interest page, pages where they will say exactly when they will launch the new model.We don't have any information about pricing. Even if S3 and S4 priced around $500-$600 we don't know the price of the new S5.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool