10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy Samsung Galaxy S5 Right Now

Launched in the beginning of last year, Samsung Galaxy S5 is approaching its first anniversary. At that time, some critics gave thumps up to the Galaxy S5 for being Samsung's first practical smartphone. However, many even criticised Samsung for coming up with yet again predictable device.

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10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy Samsung Galaxy S5 Right Now


No doubt the Galaxy S5 is still one of the hottest smartphone in the market. We know you are ready to choose your next smartphone, but the question remains - will you buy the Galaxy S5 right now.

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If you're planning to get the Galaxy S5 as your next high-end phone, there's a few things you should keep in mind.

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10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung's flagship smartphone Galaxy S5 is available online at an average price of Rs 31,900. And if you want to buy it outright, it'll set you back Rs. 31,900. It's unlikely many would like to pay a cool Rs. 32,000 for the Galaxy S5 in this market situation. So it would be better to wait for the official price cut. We're already expecting a big price cut by mid-April, when the Galaxy S6 comes to India.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Maybe the best reason to hold off on buying the Galaxy S5 is the fact that the Galaxy S6, the successor to the Galaxy S5, is around the corner. Samsung is holding a press conference on March 2, where we could expect the unveiling of the Galaxy S6.

And if rumours are to be believed, the Galaxy S6 could be a monster handset with an all new design and a powerful hardware internals under the hood. In fact it's being reported that Samsung could also announce the S Edge, a special variant of the Galaxy S6 with the dual-edge displays.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung's latest handset in the Galaxy Note range, the Note 4, is now available for purchase in India. Unlike the Galaxy S5, the Note 4 is way powerful - in terms of specs, features and design. It has also got an S Pen and Samsung's multi-window feature. Notably, the Galaxy Note 4 has a better 5.7-inch QHD screen an upgraded camera with Optical Image Stabilization and a bigger battery pack.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

If you got the Galaxy S4 when it came out, you may not like to upgrade anytime soon. That's because my Galaxy S4 works just fine.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

At Rs. 21,990, you might thought that the OnePlus One feels cheap. But, in reality, the OnePlus One is a high end smartphone that exhibits a premium built, 64GB internal memory, Snapdragon 801 processor and much more.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Just 2 GB RAM that you would be getting with the same and other devices which are priced below Rs. 10,000.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung phones are quite durable, but the Galaxy S5 doesn't feel luxurious. The Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) were released at almost the same time last year. When comparing those handsets was the biggest difference in the look and feel of the two handsets.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung hasn't announced Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Galaxy S5. For comparison sake, Lollipop made its official debut on the new Nexus 6 smartphone and the Nexus 9 tablet, back in November.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple's iPhone 6 is bigger and better. It has got a large screen and a beefy processor under the hood. Finally, Apple has an iPhone to compete on specs, features and camera. It promises to be the best iPhone ever.

10 Reasons You Should Not Buy the Samsung Galaxy S5

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 810 chip will be powering most of the flagship smartphones expected to launch in 2015. In the beginning of this year, we saw the arrival of the LG G Flex 2 and Xiaomi Mi Note - both smartphones powered by Snapdragon 810 processor. And it's fair to expect to see the Galaxy S6, LG G4, HTC One M9, and the Sony Xperia Z4 all running on it.

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