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Latest Samsung Galaxy S5 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy S5, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung’s tomb of lost features is now looking sadder than ever

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 years ago

A decade of Galaxy S camera improvements in one infographic

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 3 years ago

10 years of Samsung Galaxy S flagships: Looking back at the Galaxy S5!

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Samsung built a Bitcoin mining rig out of old Galaxy S5s—and it’s more efficient than a computer

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy S5 September security patch missing from latest update

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Verizon Galaxy S5 gets August security patch

Samsung has been doing a good job of rolling out security updates even for devices that you might think would no longer receive updates. Take the Galaxy S5 for example. It was released more than three years ago in April 2014. Then again, it’s still the most popular Samsung smartphone in the US. It has […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Latest Galaxy S5 update includes this month’s security patch

In a surprise move, Samsung has rolled out this month’s security maintenance update for the Galaxy S5 in Europe. As well as the usual slew of bug fixes, the upgrade transports patches for 50 vulnerabilities in the Android OS and 12 in the firm’s software. We’re shocked that Samsung is continuing to distribute updates for […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy S5 can survive a fall from 1,000 feet [Video]

If someone asked you to throw your phone off of the roof to see whether it survives the fall, you’d probably not listen to them because you would reasonably expect your phone to shatter upon impact. You’d also reasonably expect it to meet a similar fate after being sucked out of a plane at 1,000 […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Latest Galaxy S5 update brings July security patch

The Galaxy S5 will not receive any major Android updates since it’s more than two years old. However, Samsung continues to send out security updates for the device. Samsung is rolling out a new firmware update for the Galaxy S5 in Europe. The latest update brings the July security patch. Samsung last released a security […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy S5 is still the most popular Samsung smartphone in the US

Samsung is a major player in the US smartphone market as its flagship smartphones are almost always some of the most highly anticipated devices of the year in this particular market. Samsung’s flagship smartphones have seen considerable success in the country, the Galaxy S5 particularly, as the 2014 flagship still remains the most popular Samsung […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Pay to Play: An examination of Samsung’s rising smartphone prices

We’ve seen the cost of the next Galaxy already, enough to know that Italy will have it a little harder than the rest of us with buying the upcoming devices, but some believe these new prices are indicative of an upward trend for Samsung: that is, the upcoming prices are part of a phone trend […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 6 years ago

March security update now arriving on the Galaxy S5 in Europe

Hot on the heels of the Galaxy J3 (2016), Samsung has started distributing the March security update for the Galaxy S5 (yeah, you read that right!) in Europe. As you’re probably well aware by now, the upgrade bundles patches for 73 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures in the Android OS and 12 fixes specifically for Galaxy smartphones. If […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy S5 February security patch being rolled out in Europe

Galaxy S5 owners in Europe should keep an eye out for a new firmware update today. Samsung is now rolling out the February security update for this handset across the continent. It’s a minor update which doesn’t bring much in the way of new features but at least it’s going to patch up the dozens […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Verizon offering same-day cracked screen repair for these Samsung smartphones

The largest mobile network in the United States – Verizon – has announced a new incentive for customers who are on its Total Mobile Protection plan. It’s offering same-day cracked screen repair for several handsets to customers and better yet, it’s going to send a technician at their home so that they can get it […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy S5 Plus update brings January security patch

Some of you might not be aware that Samsung launched another variant of the Galaxy S5 back in 2014. It launched the Galaxy S5 Plus in Europe a few months after the Galaxy S5 was released. Both handsets looked very similar to each other as far as the design was concerned as the real difference […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

January security patch now arriving on the Galaxy S5 in Europe

The factory unlocked variant of the Galaxy S5 is the latest smartphone in Samsung’s lineup to receive this month’s security patch in Europe. The upgrade, which weighs in at approximately 30MB and transports a flurry of fixes for bugs present in the Android operating system and the firm’s budget-friendly, flagship and former flagship devices, started making its […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Verizon releases January security update for the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy S5

Samsung has gradually been rolling out the January security maintenance update to compatible handsets over the past few weeks directly and through its carrier partners. Verizon is now following through by releasing said security patch for the Galaxy Note 4, the Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy S5. Just yesterday, Sprint released the same patch […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Sprint rolling out January security patch for the Galaxy S5

Less than a month after it started distributing the December release, Sprint has today started rolling out this month’s security maintenance update for its carrier-branded variant of the Galaxy S5 in the United States. The upgrade weighs in at a little over 27MB and bundles fixes for 67 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the Android OS, […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

November security patch now arriving on the Galaxy S5 in Europe

Samsung is distributing last month’s security patch for the factory unlocked model of the Galaxy S5 in Europe. The upgrade has already started making the rounds in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland, but is expected to make its way to other countries in the continent later this week. For those in need of a refresher, […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

AT&T offers screen repairs for the Galaxy Note 4, the Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy S6

No matter how tough and durable the screens on our smartphones get every year we always tend to break them. When you do break your smartphone’s screen it’s always best to get it repaired by a professional and that can prove to be tricky if you start searching for places which can fix a screen […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago
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