Kmania, 14 Mar 2014As a proud owner of the galaxy s2 I too had been waiting to see a metal variant of the galaxy ... moreWell, Samsung "just" started with this S line about 5 years? Anyway, we could expect a metal variant somewhere 3 or more years down the road.
Nothing new.. what do you expect from Samsung mobile departnent?? Its a mediocre company that thinks only in marketing and sales and more sales rather than in a more demanding public, not in their plans in the smartphone sector. Diferent than they do with devices like SmartTVs, Notebooks and other staffs.
Eplak, 14 Mar 2014just one strong remark to all poor galaxy fans: keep dreaming, plastic is here to stay. hahahaha So you put a metal/glass protective case to your phone?
As a proud owner of the galaxy s2 I too had been waiting to see a metal variant of the galaxy s5. Not only this but i was hoping that the phone did not grow past the s4's size and that it did not become as heavy as the galaxy beam which is also 145g. With that said the s5 is still a good phone for the point in time we are presently at in technology so one must at least be fair and not expect the top dogs in the industry to fulfil miracles with each nee phone release. However, as much as I like Samsung' products having one no longer feels as special anymore. The design is ok but I was one of those people who once thought that looks didn't mean anything till I looked at an Iphone and an HTC
Torero, 14 Mar 2014Reality check, seems like you haven't even handled an Xperia yourself. Xperia line is what sha... moreUhm... Xperia's and Galaxies both feel as plasticky... I don't know why people buy either one.
If there is no "premium" version, then S5 a complete failiure, it is far to expensive because this is no upgrade at all from S4 and can not compete with the other flagships that will be released this year! Big companies can disappear in very short time, and now it looks like it is time to say goodbye to Samsung!
Tim, 14 Mar 2014The Sony Z2 is ugly. It's big, it's clunky and too square. Ergonomics are terrible. And that b... moreReality check, seems like you haven't even handled an Xperia yourself. Xperia line is what shamesung can never be, beautiful, elegant, sexy...... have fun with your gadget which look like a cheap knock of its own cheap design to start with....
Samsung you will not be missed and I couldn't be any happier about it....
In all probability the QHD 5.2" display they started manufacturing in December, could be for the S6 next year.
If they start early they have enough displays ready for Spring 2015.
Question is though will the Note 4 also come with a 1080p screen aswell this year.
"The one thing we could expect though is a new Galaxy Note model this fall."
Which will also be plastic.
Tim, 14 Mar 2014The Sony Z2 is ugly. It's big, it's clunky and too square. Ergonomics are terrible. And that b... moreThat ugly z2 you are talking about was rewarded with ifa for design and quality, for what this piece of plastic s5 was rewarded ????
"Samsung's CEO J.K. Shin says there are no plans of launching a more premium model of the Galaxy S5". So it will be the Galaxy F. Samsung has no interest to say that will launch a better S5 in some months, because the S5 won't sell that good anymore...So I am still sure that they will launch a premium S5.
What's the point of making a premium line to be even more expensive than high end phone that is even expensive than before?