Samsung Galaxy S5 On Display at Best Buy Tonight; AT&T Pre-Orders Start Saturday


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If you are anxious to check out the new Samsung Galaxy S5, you won't have to wait the whole two weeks until its retail debut on the 11th of April. In fact, sometime today or tonight (Friday the 21st of March), you might be able to stop in to your local Best Buy and take a gander at the device. Supposedly, the first demo units of the device will be on hand at 100 select Best Buy locations throughout the country.

That's not the only surprise. Apparently, the AT&T version of the Galaxy S5 will be available for preorder from Best Buy at Midnight tonight, basically starting Saturday. Here's a quote with a few more details,

The new Gear smartwatches — the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit — will also be in Best Buy and available for preorder. Samsung just announced pricing for the wearables, and they aren't tied to a specific carrier, although they only work with Samsung phones.

This is the first time Best Buy has showcased a phone prior to launch This is the first time Best Buy has showcased a phone prior to launch, a company rep said. The relationship between Samsung and Best Buy has gotten closer of the last year, highlighted by the opening of the Samsung Experience Shop "store within a store" in several Best Buys about a year ago. Best Buy also had an exclusive on the blue version of the Galaxy S4.

If you are lucky enough to be one of the first to check out the device today, please sound off in this thread and share what you think of the new Galaxy S5.

Source: Mashable