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Samsung denies reducing Galaxy S5 price in India

Samsung India execs also re-confirmed the pricing of Galaxy Gear 2 Neo, Galaxy Gear Fit and Galaxy Gear 2.

Published Thu, Apr 24 2014 6:10 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

Samsung has made it clear that they have not made any official price cuts for Galaxy S5, Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, in India. Earlier, it was being said that Samsung went on the offensive to draw buyer's attention away from HTC One (M8), but the execs have denied any official price cuts.

Samsung denies reducing Galaxy S5 price in India | TweakTown.com

Samsung said,"The market price of the Galaxy S5 has not been slashed by the company. Our flagship smartphone, which was launched in March 2014, continues to be priced at Rs 51,500/- [US $860]. The reports claiming Samsung Electronics has revised prices of Galaxy S5 are false and baseless."

The official price is still $860, though retailers have been selling the device for less than $818 off-contract price. Samsung did not give any clarification on what it plans to do with retailers who are selling it for the lesser-than-retail pricing.

After being a long time PC enthusiast and a former contributor for many Indian based PC and Tech forums, Roshan now joins TweakTown covering tech news and also any developments from India. Like many enthusiasts, with years of being involved in many Indian tech forums and running his own tech site, he's commonly referred by his forum nickname 'The Sorcerer' by many old and new fellow PC enthusiasts, followed by few companies from time to time. He's also the winner of the TweakTown's Computex 2012 Taipei trip. If any free time is left, Roshan prefers to play FPS games.

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