Samsung on Monday announced a new Copper Gold colour variant for the
Galaxy S5 smartphone in India. The Samsung Galaxy S5
Copper Gold colour is
available via the company's India e-store and retail stores across
The Galaxy S5's new Copper Gold version is listed as 'Golden'
on the official Samsung India store at Rs. 51,500, alongside its Black, Blue and White colour variants.
latest flagship smartphone went on sale worldwide on April 11, including in the Indian market.
(Also see: Samsung Galaxy S5: 10 big new features)
The biggest new features being touted
on the Galaxy S5 by Samsung include a fingerprint scanner on the home
button, a heart rate sensor placed near the 16-megapixel camera, and
the IP67 certification that makes it dust and water-resistant. As of
now, there is no word whether the Galaxy S5 Crystal Edition will come
with such features. The smartphone also features a new design in terms
of the back panel now being perforated, a wider choice of colours, and
optional designer back panels.
(Also see: Samsung Galaxy S5 vs.
Sony Xperia Z2 vs. LG G Pro 2 vs. iPhone 5s)
The South Korean giant, in an attempt to boost the sales of its
new flagship smartphone is offering limited free subscriptions to
various premium services, paid apps, and cloud storage accounts.
on the availability of new colour variant of the Galaxy S5, Samsung
India's Vineet Taneja,
Country Head, IT and Mobile Division said, "The Galaxy S5 is a
testament of people-inspired innovation from Samsung. This specially
crafted Galaxy S5 in Copper Gold variant is aimed at consumers seeking
seamless integration of stunning classic design and exceptional
functionality to make their lives more efficient."
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It's worth noting that the Galaxy S5 (Review
in India are getting a free 1-year membership to RunKeeper Elite,
which is an app to track fitness activities; a 1-year free premium
service of the personal wellness assistant Lark; 6-months Map My Fitness
app access which tracks running, cycling, and other activities; free
50GB cloud storage for 6 months on Box, and up to 12-months of Evernote
Premium, the note-taking app.