Samsung has never been shy about having numerous SKUs for what is basically the very same item, but you have actually reached laud the Galaxy producer when it does something a little various with among those SKUs. The Galaxy S5 Active is one such example.

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While the basic Galaxy S5 provides water-resistance in addition to being incredibly repellent to dirt and filth, some individuals just need something a little additional industrial.

The Galaxy S4 Active provided that for the smartphone individual with a demand for something a lot more durable compared to its non-Active brethren, however with the S5 sporting a much more strong building, the requirement for an Energetic variation wasn’t quickly clear. Someone at AT&T seemingly disagreed.

Offered through a plethora of AT&T plans with an on-contract price of $ 199, the Galaxy S5 Active definitely looks the component. For all intents and functions it’s still a Galaxy S5 – – a 5.1-inch 1080p Super AMOLED monitor, a 2.5 GHz quad-core CPU, and a 16-megapixel shooter – – however with included oomph. That is, the Active is seemingly shock-resistant, probably many thanks to all that padding they have actually added to it.

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Actually, that remark possibly isn’t extremely reasonable. Yes, the Active is certainly a lot more tough in appearance, however it’s not of the very same order as several of the ruggedized phones of yesteryear, where you would certainly need three solid men and a tow-truck to lug it around.

The Galaxy S5 Active is an amazingly good phone to take a look at, in an Arnold Schwarzenegger kind of method. If you like your smartphones to resemble you could throw them down the stairs without worry of them breaking, then this will certainly suit the expense without looking like it was made by JCB.

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That sturdy body does have one function other compared to making the phone a lot more durable. There’s an embedded ‘‘ convenience trick’ on the side of the tool that will introduce applications created to be used in the untamed. We could only presume that suggests you’ll obtain an application that tells you ways to endure in the wild for a month while surviving pests. Or something.

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The AT&T Galaxy S5 Active is offered now, and there’s no word if it will certainly be available globally. But our sixth sense says that it will certainly be.

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