Yes! Samsung has broken the US' dry spell when it comes to the more colorful versions of its. Customers can snap up the gold GS5 starting May 30 from AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, and Verizon, though only through retailers for the latter. Sprint will also throw in a matching gold HM1900 Bluetooth headset for free.
When the phone debuted at Mobile World Congress in Spain, we saw it in the black and white ubiquitous through the carriers and big box retailers, but with no sight of the pretty copper gold or aquamarine shades.
This is unfortunately a typical game here, where carriers and retailers differentiate in small ways through exclusive colors. Take the, for instance, or the , which Google eventually sold through its Play Store.
The biggest problem: that these exclusive shots of color so often come after the first surge of sales, in essence rewarding later adopters and neglecting the deepest loyalists.
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