Samsung Galaxy S5

South Korean carriers face bans when Galaxy S5 launches April 11

An odd bit of news has come out of South Korea today, where it seems some major carriers won’t be able to take advantage of selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 on launch. The Government has wrist-slapped SK Telecom, LG U+, and Korea Telecom, banning them for several weeks during and around the launch of the device. Oddly enough, banning them may prevent a repeat of their original offense.

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 pre-orders arriving with official unboxing video

Some of the US carriers may have begun accepting pre-orders for the Galaxy S5 last week, however T-Mobile choose to hold things back till today, March 24th. The good news though, T-Mobile has opened those pre-orders both in-store and online and the handset can be grabbed for $0 down. The Galaxy S5 will not be arriving until April 11th, however T-Mobile is pushing for pre-orders by the end of the month.

Samsung CEO denies a ‘premium’ Galaxy S5 is on the way

If you thought a premium version of the Galaxy S5 was on its way, think again. Samsung CEO JK Shin says there will be no such version, a rumor that first had legs as an “F” series from Samsung. Shin flat out denies such a premium model exists, telling Korean media it’s just plain “wrong”.