It’s not every day that one of the best flagship smartphones goes on sale, but recently, retailers seem to be feeling generous. Walmart recently announced that the iPhone 5S will cost you just $80 with a two-year contract and now RadioShack says it’ll give you the Samsung Galaxy S5 for the same price with a two-year contract on Verizon.
Starting Friday, new and existing Verizon Wireless customers can purchase a Galaxy S5 at any RadioShack store for just $80 with a two-year contract. Typically, the Galaxy S5 costs $200 with a two-year contract, so this is an incredible deal for those of you who are looking to upgrade your smartphone to the latest and greatest from Samsung.
Related: Samsung Galaxy S5 review
The Galaxy S5 features a sharp 5.1-inch 1080p resolution screen and is powered by a mighty quad-core 2.5GHz processor alongside 2GB of RAM. The device has a great a 16-megapixel back camera and comes with 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via a MicroSD card. The flagship smartphone also has decent battery life, thanks to a 2,800mAh battery. It runs the latest version of Android KitKat, so you don’t have to worry about being behind the times in terms of software.
The Galaxy S5 also has several interesting special features, such as the fingerprint sensor for additional security, a heart rate monitor aimed at exercise enthusiasts, and a dust and water resistant rating of IP67 for those of you who constantly spill water all over your devices. In our review, we found the Galaxy S5 to be a superior flagship smartphone and perhaps one of the best from 2014 so far.
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