There’s a Galaxy S5 model in town, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport, which will be exclusive to Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S) and will be available starting July 25.
Serving as the flagship smartphone for Sprint’s Fit Live app package, the fitness-themed device will be available in bright Electric Blue and Cherry Red color options and will include a host of pre-loaded health apps.
Activity Zone: Pre-loaded app offering a barometer, compass, flashlight and stopwatch from a single screen
S Health2: An integrated mobile health platform to access health info, map out workouts and make healthier eating choices
Heart Rate Monitor: Track your rate before and after your workout
Sprint Fit Live: Pre-loaded app providing access to fitness applications and activities in addition to delivering relevant health information
MapMyFitness: Uses GPS to track all fitness activities, and records workout details, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned and route traveled on an interactive map
Hardware specifications include a 5.1-inch display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, similar to most Galaxy S5 models. It also has an IP67 Ingress Progress rating, making it dust-resistant and water-resistant for up to 30 minutes in up to 1 meter of water, similar to the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, which is exclusive to AT&T (NYSE: T).
The Samsung Galaxy S5 will sell off contract for $650 or for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $27.09 under Sprint’s Framily plan. An on-contract price for the device is currently not available.
The Galaxy S5 Sport will also support Sprint’s Spark network, which offered LTE speeds up to 60 megabits per second (Mbps) in select metropolitan areas.