Summary: I bought this from another vendor back in 2011 (it was $178 at the time -- the cheapest name brand smart phone....price has gone down significantly!). Then I bought another one for my mom in 2012 from Amazon. Unfortunately she lost it a year later. My phone still runs great 3 years later.
Summary: My main motivation for buying this phone was it cost less than having a cracked screen repaired. No problems connecting to Rogers and WiFi. Android 2.1 is easy to use, but is getting a little old (4yrs next Jan).
Excerpt: Galaxy 5 is one of the best Android phones of its time. Performed well, supported most of the apps while it existed in competition. Later did not even supported the Angry Birds game which was there for the phone earlier.
Summary: It is not the beat one of cell phones, but i believe that for the price is a very good deal. It has most of nice functions, it works very well and has a nice design. It is possible uptade android system, but not for the last ones.
Excerpt: Just bought it last year and it is a remarkable phone! It could support the latest andriod 4.1 with many things scaled down. (find how yourselves) Battery life is so-so after kept listening to music and reading comics, but shockingly long when left it by itself(lasted about 4 days without offing...
Pros: great for gaming, sleek,sturdy build, good battery life, standard music player with 3.5mm jack, cheap, light, CM mod ready (google cyanogen mod for galay 5 if you do not understand my post)
Cons: irritating samsung apps that is never used, Armv6 cpu, small screen, is not upgraded to andriod 2.3