Samsung releases Galaxy S5...Plus?

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  1. Kendo macrumors 68000

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  2. opfreak macrumors regular

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    no other company has ever used plus in naming their products before apple. none. Thats how innovative apple is.
     
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  5. Razeus macrumors 603

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    Wow. Just wow. Samsung. If I ever jumped to Android, it won't be a phone by this company.
     
  6. deeddawg macrumors 604

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    I think your sarcasm detector is on the fritz, best get it checked out soon. :cool:
     
  7. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Seems kinda silly to do just a processor upgrade just 6 months after you release a phone.
     
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  10. Bacong macrumors 68000

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    Apple would never do this. They'd be murdered.
     
  11. warnerve macrumors member

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    Well nobody will care about this upgraded version anyway. Still a ****** plastic phone.
     
  12. wilky76 macrumors regular

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    Samsung have done this in the past with the the original Galaxy S & the S2 so nothing new.

    Also it pretty hard to get hold off you just can't walk into any Store and buy it, as it usually reserved mainly for contracts.

    As it stands the Original S5 G900F ect is still the main flagship until next Spring.
     
  13. tekkt0r macrumors member

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    Wow... Samsung must be pretty nervous about the 6+ sales if they're using the "Plus" moniker.
     
  14. Indian Devil macrumors regular

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    I wish there's a sarcasm font... Lol

    Sorry for missing your point completely
     
  15. Fuchal macrumors 68020

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    I'd imagine it would be Comic Sans
     
  16. Dontazemebro macrumors 68020

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    It's almost like Samsung is starting to feel the heat.

    Samsung media correspondent: Guys, the IPhone 6 and 6 plus is doing better than we expected.

    Samsung exec: Don't worry, operation damage control is underway. Release the S5 plus immediately. That'll show em.
     
  17. mclld macrumors 68000

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    ITT..people with faux outrage that would not buy a Samsung anyway
     
  18. Piggie macrumors 604

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    Forgive me from asking.

    So I make a mobile phone.

    Months later I am able to select a better chip to make my phone even better for my customers.

    I fit the new chip, and naturally wish to identify the slightly improved model with a name tweak.

    New customers can now choose to bu this improved model.

    And according to these forums this is me being bad.

    I should, so it seems, 'Do an Apple' and just do nothing, until a full year is up and only then give customers the chance to have something better from me?

    You lot do have a strange sense of what's right.
     
  19. TechGod macrumors 68040

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    It's annoying to buy a phone then have an upgrade come out for it soon after.

    But this looks like a nice phone and one I would buy if I was into Samsung phones.
     
  20. jamezr macrumors G4

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    Agreed......If you were going to buy a Galaxy S5 today......which one would you want to buy?
    I would opt for the one witht he faster processor or upgraded specs.......
    The people that already have a S5 and is under contract for 2 years or financed by their carrier for 18-24 months is not affected. They would not be buying the Galaxy S6 due out next year anyway.
    Apple does that same thing.....except they make you wait a year for it......
     
  21. Truefan31 macrumors 68040

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    They are trying to grasp at straws cuz the s5 didn't sell as much as expected. The 5s was still outselling it almost a year after it came out. And now they are trying anything. Let's be honest here. Samsung is really reaching now. S5, alpha, A5, now the plus. Lol. Such a mess
     
  22. The Game 161 macrumors G5

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    Think Apple have been murdered enough this year from the bending issue to bricking phones after the software update.
     
  23. imnjs macrumors member

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    All of those models cater to different demographics. Alpha and A5 (as well as the supposed A7) are mid-range phones. Apple followed this strategy with the 5C and had very good results.

    And I personally think Samsung is doing the right thing by upping the chips in the current S5 so people don't need to wait a year for the S6 and feel bad because their phone isn't running the latest and greatest.

    Seems like they are trying what HTC is doing with the One flagship.
     
  24. callawayno1 macrumors member

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    why is it just 16gb storage in the s5 even in the s5 plus , i hope they change to 32gb for s6 i would by the s5 plus if it has 32gb.
     
  25. TechGod macrumors 68040

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    Please don't bring fanboyism into this. You are better than this.
     

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