The Taiwanese Galaxy S5 Will Set You Back Around TW$23,000


Samsung has officially documented the pricing and availability information for its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, in Taiwan. According to the South Korean company, the handset will go on sale starting Friday, April 11, and will be available to buy from five of the country’s finest LTE-enabled operators — Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile, FarEasTone, Vibo Telecom and Asia Pacific Telecom.

As for the pricing and colorways of the Taiwanese S5, the 16GB model will cost TW$22,900 ($750) and will go on sale in black, white and blue. Whereas the 32GB version will be up for grabs in black, white and gold, and will be priced at TW$23,900 ($780). Starting today, the handset is available to pre-order from the five major carriers listed above, and customers who reserve a handset will be eligible for TW$15,323 ($500) worth of free gifts through the Galaxy S5 Gifts promotion.

Samsung’s latest offering packs a gorgeous 5.1-inch full HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset powered by four 2.5GHz central processing units, 16/32GB of internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD), 2GB of RAM, a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera equipped with optical image stabilization, IP67 dust- and water-resistance, a Finger Scanner, a Heart Rate sensor and a 2,800mAh user-removable battery.

The handset will ship running Android 4.4.2 KitKat skinned with the latest version of Samsung’s TouchWiz custom user interface, which, according to the South Korean company, ‘is the easier way to use your device, giving you intuitive control over everyday tasks.’

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