Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport to launch on July 25

galaxy s5 sport

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport is coming to the market on July 25. Its essentially the same as Active, apart from the name. The Galaxy S5 Sport will be offered in a choice of Electric Blue and Cherry Red color variants this summer.

The handset is a Sprint exclusive, just like the Galaxy S5 Active is an AT&T exclusive. However, the Sports variant happens to be just slightly bulkier to offer protection from rough usage. The handset comes with a textured rear which Samsung claims make it ‘easy to hold onto when you’re on the run’.

The Galaxy S5 Sport comes with IP67 water and dust resistance. According to Samsung, the new Sport is designed for fitness and sports enthusiasts.

Some of the highlights that set the Galaxy S5 Sport apart include Activity Zone – preloaded app that offers barometer, compass, flashlight, and stopwatch from a single screen. Besides, it comes with S Heath2, which is an integrated mobile platform to access health info, map out workouts, and make healthier eating choices.

Also, it comes with Sprint Fit Live, a preloaded app offering access to fitness applications and activities, along with delivering relevant health information.