Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a phone close to my heart. When you find a smartphone which is a faithful servant you become attached it, then you get sentimental about it when it’s gone.

No need for that as I’ve still got mine, in fact it’s still in use. That’s because it’s just a great phone. Okay it’s not going to give you the mind-blowing levels of functionality that the Galaxy S9 can boast, but it still holds its own in many metrics. This week you can see for yourself, for only $189.99.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Spec:

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop.
  • 2.5 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.
  • Rear camera: 16 megapixel; Auto Focus with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag.
  • Front camera: 2 megapixel, Full HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag.
  • Screen: 5.1 inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi.
  • 16GB of Internal Memory.
  • MicroSD slot (supports up to 128GB).
  • Micro-USB (5-pin micro-USB).


One thing I like about the Galaxy S5 is that it’s the last phone in the Samsung ‘S’ range to have a removable battery. The Galaxy S6 relented to the modern trend and brought in a glass back, so you have to stand by and watch as your battery deteriorates.

I haven’t used a phone charger for years. When the battery runs low I just replace it with a spare and charge the original externally. Forget fast charge, swapping out the battery gives you 100 percent power instantly. You can keep a spare or two in your pocket as your friends crouch in the corner of the bar next to a power outlet.

And what if I’m less of a fan than you?

Well this would still make an excellent temporary phone. If you’ve lost your flagship device and you’re waiting for your pricey contract to run down, this is a great stop-gap for under $200.

You also get six months of free service from FreedomPop. With no contracts or cancellation fees, you can enjoy six months of unlimited calls, texts, and 2GB data on the 4G LTE network

These are certified refurbished models so, save for a few scuffs or scratches, they should perform as new.  We’re spotlighting it today because right now you can get the whole package for just $189.99. A new device and this service would run you around $664 on the open market, so this represents a 71% saving. You might even love it as much as I do.

This deal ends soon, but I’d be more worried about limited stock. Don’t miss out, hit the button below to find the deal.

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