Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,729,436 Members 45,276 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[Q] Is this phone worth getting or should I get the S5?

Tip us?
 
mugenbatteriesOwner
Old
#1  
Member - OP
Thanks Meter 2
Posts: 31
Join Date: Jun 2014
Default [Q] Is this phone worth getting or should I get the S5?

I am wondering if the Galaxy S5 is worth it or should I purchase the Galaxy S4?

Thanks in advance.
 
joefrog1996
Old
#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 43
Posts: 448
Join Date: Oct 2011
If I were you I would wait for the GN4, but to answer your question the GS5 is worth the extra cash. The water resistance is reason enough on its own to go for the GS5. Plus the screen is much better.

Sent from my SCH-I545 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
 
calebcabob
Old
#3  
calebcabob's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 136
Posts: 297
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Bristol County, Massachusetts
Quote:
Originally Posted by joefrog1996 View Post
If I were you I would wait for the GN4, but to answer your question the GS5 is worth the extra cash. The water resistance is reason enough on its own to go for the GS5. Plus the screen is much better.

Sent from my SCH-I545 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
GN4? What's that?
 
Kole_Ackerson
Old
#4  
Kole_Ackerson's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 184
Posts: 586
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Minden, NV
Quote:
Originally Posted by calebcabob View Post
GN4? What's that?
Galaxy note 4

Sent from my SCH-I545 using XDA Free mobile app
 
calebcabob
Old
#5  
calebcabob's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 136
Posts: 297
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Bristol County, Massachusetts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kole_Ackerson View Post
Galaxy note 4

Sent from my SCH-I545 using XDA Free mobile app
Oh right. Yeah, screen is supposed to be about 6 inches on it. 16mpx camera. 3gb ram, up to 128gb...I just hope the battery can hold some serious juice. Bigger screens with faster processors definitely need bigger batteries! I'm still pretty surprised with how the specs on the S5 seem to have forgotten about the poor old battery

But...Lollipop!!? That's exciting! Can't believe its probably coming with Lollipop!! I'm jealous.
 
travisjshepherd
Old
#6  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 23
Posts: 242
Join Date: Feb 2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by calebcabob View Post
Oh right. Yeah, screen is supposed to be about 6 inches on it. 16mpx camera. 3gb ram, up to 128gb...I just hope the battery can hold some serious juice. Bigger screens with faster processors definitely need bigger batteries! I'm still pretty surprised with how the specs on the S5 seem to have forgotten about the poor old battery

But...Lollipop!!? That's exciting! Can't believe its probably coming with Lollipop!! I'm jealous.
I would get the g2 or g3...sorry my opinion.
 
calebcabob
Old
#7  
calebcabob's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 136
Posts: 297
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Bristol County, Massachusetts
Quote:
Originally Posted by travisjshepherd View Post
I would get the g2 or g3...sorry my opinion.
The G3 looks ridiculous too! Its another one that definitely has me wondering how great battery life is really gonna be though. But yeah, only because the other specs look amazing though!
 
KennyG123
Old
#8  
KennyG123's Avatar
RC-RT Committee / Senior Moderator / Spider-Mod
Thanks Meter 25419
Posts: 27,499
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Right behind you!

 
DONATE TO ME
There is a sticky on top of each general subforum in US Samsung sections to discuss upgrading and other phones
Thanks
FNSM

Moderator Directory - - - FORUM RULES - - - Support Autism Awareness here

THREAD CLOSED
Subscribe
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


XDA PORTAL POSTS

Remove Unnecessary WhatsApp Elements with Xposed

In modern life, you can’t underestimate the power ofthe dark sidemessaging … more

MaR-V-iN to Talk Google and Android APIs at XDA:DevCon 2014

Our international xda:devcon 14in Manchester, UK on the weekend of September … more