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3/12/14 [Discussion] Galaxy "F" Series to come in May... Metal, better specs.

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Default 3/12/14 [Discussion] Galaxy "F" Series to come in May... Metal, better specs.

And by surprise... I mean the announcement of the rumored "GS5 Prime". Metal build, 3/4 GB of RAM, 2K display etc... hey one can dream. But seriously do you guys think that this will happen and they announce the "Prime" or is the GS5 we saw, the GS5 we get?

UPDATE 2/26 (SamMobile)- Hmm, this is interesting.... May come in May, dubbed as "Galaxy F Series".

Another source... http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/54081...m#.UxABKPldXT4

Yet another, looks like this may happen! http://www.techtimes.com/articles/38...y-s5-prime.htm

This looks to be really happening! http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/54293...m#.UyCvM_ldXT4
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And by surprise... I mean the announcement of the rumored "GS5 Prime". Metal build, 3/4 GB of RAM, 2K display etc... hey one can dream. But seriously do you guys think that this will happen and they announce the "Prime" or is the GS5 we saw, the GS5 we get?
It would be nice. But I doubt it. Why wait an extra month? Why just not introduce both phones at the same event? Samsung seems to think the S5 they announced yesterday is the greatest thing since sliced bread.
 
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This is wishful thinking. There's no reason for Samsung to do that big launch event and not introduce all it's products. Maybe if the "S5 Prime" wasn't going to be ready for another 6 months, but then it's going to start bumping up against the next gen of phones so the release would be moot.
 
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This is wishful thinking. There's no reason for Samsung to do that big launch event and not introduce all it's products. Maybe if the "S5 Prime" wasn't going to be ready for another 6 months, but then it's going to start bumping up against the next gen of phones so the release would be moot.
Idk about 6 months because the Note 4 will be released around then (around November or so). That's why I'm saying a month or so (by March/April).
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I just refuse to believe that this is the best Samsung could come up with. Maybe they wanted to have something ready for Barcelona and decided to hold their true flapship phone not phablet back for their own big event.

If the S5 Premium exists it better offers at least 3 gig of ram, more PPI = 2k display and a less "glossy" look
 
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I can't see this happening. The while one more thing Steve Jobs did once won't happen. I'm somewhat disappointed with the specs but I love the software gimmicks. This just solidified my plan to upgrade from my note 3 to the 4.

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You really don't want a 2600 x 1400 display.

Most people are bitching about the lack of high end specs. If you go the route of a higher resolution screen your really just taxing your battery and SoC and for what? Something that you need a magnifying glass to see? 1080p on a smart phone is more than enough. At least until power issues are solved.

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You really don't want a 2600 x 1400 display.

Most people are bitching about the lack of high end specs. If you go the route of a higher resolution screen your really just taxing your battery and SoC and for what? Something that you need a magnifying glass to see? 1080p on a smart phone is more than enough. At least until power issues are solved.

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Do I need it? No heck I don't even need a Full HD display but the poitn of the matter is a marginal upgrade doesn't offer enough. If they don't want to go the 2k road fine, at least do something with the RAM and provide better screen protection etc.Another cool feature would have been a trackpad.
 
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Do I need it? No heck I don't even need a Full HD display but the poitn of the matter is a marginal upgrade doesn't offer enough. If they don't want to go the 2k road fine, at least do something with the RAM and provide better screen protection etc.Another cool feature would have been a trackpad.
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