Samsung Galaxy S5
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Samsung Galaxy S5

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  • Anonymous

Is it still worth getting? four yrs later or go for a newer Phone? Mainly use my phone for facebook, browsing and gaming-thanks

  • VICKY

Anonymous, 05 Mar 2018I had my S5 since May 2014. Not planing to get a new one any tim... moreI rooted my S5 and now its running on cyanogenmod(marshmallow), very smooth. It did improve battery life a bit though. ;)

  • Anonymous

AnonD-739476, 08 Mar 2018Probably the best Phone Samsung ever made. You'll get a good two... moreOld Samsung flagship were build to last. The new ones are fragile as glass.

  • AnonD-739476

Probably the best Phone Samsung ever made. You'll get a good two days use out of the battery, and it's the last phone they made that has a replaceable battery. Factory spares are less then 8 dollars on Amazon. Too easy...

I've been in cell phones literally since they first came out in 82. My first smartphone was a Galaxy S-3 and I didn't like it. I couldn't text on it because it was too sensitive. This phone was the first to fix that.

The S-5 is so impressive I replaced my entire family with them and even keep spares and have needed one. My wife dropped hers on concrete and cracked the screen.

If you compare specs even to the new S-8, this phone is still running easily with it. Highly recommended.

  • hahaha rob robbery

I have a S5 its battery cant last long than 1hr I'm using the 4g data and im just browsing facebook with dim light. and it doesnt last long though I bought a spare battery but its still not enough

  • Anonymous

I had my S5 since May 2014. Not planing to get a new one any time soon, still running strong. Battery was changed about 6 months ago, it's not great, but there is a usb plug everywhere this days.
Could anyone tell us what is the best version of Android for the S5? I run Lollipop (5.0)

tapzy, 01 Mar 2018Guys i was thinking of buying an S5,Dont... Have had S5 some time aggo, battery couldnt last whole day and fingerprint scanner died on myne...

  • Rob

I have been using my S5 since October 2014 and it still works fine. Do S5 users recommend updating it from Kitkat to Lollipop? Is the Marshmallow update available already in the Philippines?

  • bonryard

devil, 13 Feb 2018s5 battery suck.... charge leg really suck I change x4 times sti... moreYou've changed the battery 4 times? Do you mean purchased replacements? Well... I can be 99.9& sure they are NOT genuine batteries, only Samsung credited partners get genuine parts, like where I work for example. S5 and Note 4's have always had funny batteries, more noticeable in the Note 4 where below 40% the handset just turns off. Buy genuine or don't both at all. Its also very dangerous using fake batteries, lithium is nasty stuff.

  • boneyard

Eugen12, 26 Feb 2018Try to update your S5 too..ive experienced that before and now i... moreIt's called a PBA (printed board assembly) not motherboard :)

  • tapzy

Guys i was thinking of buying an S5,

iTSME jiren xD, 27 Feb 2018Hey guys i have noticed that my phone is flickring when i chang... moreTry to update your s5 to its latest...or turn it off hardware overlays under developer option

MdN8, 26 Feb 2018Could be, but then it would maybe be more expensive to repair th... moreI think it has nothing to do with the weather..here in my country we have cold and hot weather and my S5 works fine..anyway send your mobile to authorized service center let them check..hope your phone will be fix .

  • iTSME jiren xD

Hey guys i have noticed that my phone is flickring when i change britghness to low i dont know why this happen to my phone i have never crash him its look like new
anyone fac the same propleme
sorry for my bad english

steph, 25 Feb 2018Lately I am receiving the following message when attempting to r... moreI don't have the problem but I looked around, it seems that there's something wrong with Android Web Viewer's last update, so try to go to settings - apps - app manager - Android System WebView, and disable it. Or wait until Google releases an update for it, I guess. Hope this helps.

Eugen12, 26 Feb 2018Try to update your S5 too..ive experienced that before and now i... moreCould be, but then it would maybe be more expensive to repair than to buy another one. I have all the latest updates, but the first time I noticed it was when the winter came and I just came home with a cold phone. Before that, it would only flicker at really low brightness that I wasn't even using. For example, if it warms up the problem is not so big, so I assume it has something to do with the weather. Maybe I'm wrong, but we'll see when the winter goes away.

MdN8, 23 Feb 2018Thanks, I tried it already. A lot of people report the same prob... moreTry to update your S5 too..ive experienced that before and now its gone.. if nothing happens it has something to do with the LCD or motherboard

  • steph

Lately I am receiving the following message when attempting to reply to an email. ie message "loading messages" The only then is to save the mail as a draft then go to drafts then send it this is sooo irritating please help!

Eugen12, 23 Feb 2018Under developer option go to hardware overlays and turn it off a... moreThanks, I tried it already. A lot of people report the same problem, I've seen conversations about it, and tried some advice, but nothing worked. So I'm just using higher brightness during the day and EyeFilter for the evening (similar to Flux, Screen Filter, Red Moon, Blue Light Filter, etc).

MdN8, 21 Feb 2018Bought it end of April last year, still no problems. It was 2 ye... moreUnder developer option go to hardware overlays and turn it off and the screen flickering might gone ..