The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 has caused quite a stir. Those who placed their bets on this phone being a winner were rewarded for their faith when smartphone retailers reported
record-breaking sales figures over the launch weekend.
In retrospect, maybe the unit’s early success wasn’t so very shocking. Huge pre-order numbers suggested that Samsung fans would come out with wallets in hand and carriers have been playing their
part in the launch with some unbelievable offers designed to capture the attention of consumers on the verge of upgrading.
Verizon, for instance, announced a buy-one-get-one-free deal for Galaxy S5 buyers while also partnering with Walmart to…