Sprint Unveils Galaxy S5 Sport Out Of Nowhere

Well it looks like Samsung is doing what it does best, making a ton of variants. Sprint has just announced a new variant of the Samsung Galaxy S5 called the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport, the name pretty much tells all. It appears that the Galaxy S5 Sport is Sprint’s version of the Galaxy S5 Active on AT&T just a little less rugged. The only real difference between the two phones appears to be the appearance and the S5 Active being shock-resistant while the S5 Sport is not. 

Despite their differences the Galaxy S5 Active and Galaxy S5 Sport are very alike, they both have a 5.1-inch display, 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, and will be running Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Like the Galaxy S5 Active the Sport will also pack 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. You also get a choice of two colors with the Sport, Electric Blue or Cherry Red. 



Sprint will be offering a decent amount of fitness-related additional apps and services to go along with your Galaxy S5 Sport such as the Sprint Fit Live app package. Sprint has said they will offer the following to customers of the Galaxy S5 Sport, “instant access to their favorite fitness applications and activities, relevant health information when they want it and integration capability with their Spotify playlists.”. Along with all of these software additions you can also get some hardware ones as well. With the purchase of the Sport customers will also get a $50 discount on the Galaxy Gear Fit, Samsung’s latest fitness band. Customers will also receive 50 percent off certain fitness-related headphones to go along with their new S5 Sport.

As of now the pricing for the Galaxy S5 Sport is $0 down with 24 monthly payments of $27.09. Off-contract the device will cost you $650. 

Source | Sprint