Tag Archives: Galaxy S5

T-Mo Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3 and Note 4 all get software updates

Before we all get too excited, no, it’s not Android 5.0 Lollipop. However great that would be. Today, three popular Samsung flagship models on T-Mobile’s network received over-the-air updates. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Note 4 received an update which included Chinese language support for the first time. The update isn’t huge, but it’s not the smallest either. Pushing in at around 130MB. The phone’s pop-up message displays the usual notice about performance enhancements, … [read full article]

$100 off T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 and Note 3 from November 21

T-Mobile is set to kick off its holiday sales season in style later this week. From Friday, November 21st, the company is going to be offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with $100 discount. What’s more, the carrier is “keeping it simple”, it’s not a “pay full price, get rebate later” kind of deal. It’s a straight $100 discount which should show up automatically on retail systems whenever a … [read full article]

T-Mo Galaxy S5 firmware update available

This morning, T-Mobile and Samsung rolled out an OTA update for the Galaxy S5. It’s not a major software update by any means, but it is a firmware update designed to boost performance and reliability. It’s still Android 4.4.2, but with baseband version G900TUVU1BNG4. Update details simply states “Improved performance” for the 87MB download. Pretty vague, and certainly a minor improvement. T-Mobile’s support page states simply that there are updates to “Audio and software stability”. … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get T-Mobile VoLTE software update today

Since news went official that T-Mobile was launching its VoLTE service in Seattle a few weeks back, a number of extra cities and markets have been added to the list, but only three handsets have been equipped to make use of it. Until today, only the Galaxy Note 3, LG G Flex and Galaxy Light have received the required carrier update settings via software download. Later today, T-Mo is adding the Galaxy S5 … [read full article]

Limited Edition Gold Galaxy S5 available from T-Mobile, May 30

T-Mobile confirmed this morning that it will begin selling the gold flavored Galaxy S5 in its retail stores and online from May 30. It will only be available for a limited time, so if you want one, don’t leave it too long before ordering, or you might find it doesn’t exist anymore. “We know customers want fashion-forward options, and the new Gold Galaxy S 5 gives them a fun way to show off … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8, which did you grab?

It’s now been ten days since the two latest flagship Android devices were launched in Magenta flavors. The two phones couldn’t be more different in approach to hardware and design. HTC opted for a solid metal body, front-facing BoomSound speakers and an unusual dual-camera system. Samsung’s Galaxy S5, on the other hand, is a slim piece of plastic with water and dust-proof design and a 16MP ultra-fast camera. Apart from that, they share similar … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and Samsung Gear available from today

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! T-Mobile has finally made the HTC One M8 available for sale, launching alongside Samsung’s Galaxy flagship device. If you’ve already pre-ordered the Galaxy S5, you should have received it by now (unless you pre-ordered after April 6th). As for the One M8, it was never available on pre-order through T-Mo, but you can order it from today or go pick one up from your local … [read full article]

Galaxy S5 pre-order deadline date pushed back for guaranteed delivery on launch day

When T-Mobile announced the pre-order and release dates for the Samsung Galaxy S5, anyone ordering between March 24th and March 31st would be guaranteed delivery by April 11th (the device’s release date). Turns out the deadline date for April 11 delivery has been pushed back to April 6th. So, those of you who missed the boat get an extra week to get your pre-orders in. Full retail price of the S5 is set at $660. Well qualified buyers … [read full article]