The Korea Times reported that Samsung
squarely denied yesterday's rumor about a possible early launch for
the Galaxy S5. After a weekly meeting of Samsung's board of
directors, JK Shin (pictured), co-CEO and head of the company's mobile division,
told reporters that “Samsung hasn’t agreed with SK Telecom for
an early release of our GS5 to only SK Telecom customers."
It appears that the two companies were
indeed discussing to launch the handset early, on March 27 (this
Thursday), possibly as an exclusive to SK Telecom. That would have
been in order to circumvent an impending 45-day government ...