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Samsung Galaxy S5 Release: Mobile Device Hits 125 Countries

Apr 12, 2014 11:51 AM EDT | By Justin Stock
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One hundred twenty-five countries have Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone including the United States, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and many areas of Asia the company said in a press release Friday.

"The refined design and technological innovation of our new Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear devices are the direct result of Samsung listening carefully to what consumers wanted in the next generation of mobile technology." JK Shin, CEO and president of IT and Mobile Communications Division at Samsung sad in a statement. "We carefully crafted each device to offer a sophisticated, superior mobile experience that lets consumers stay connected in their own way to focus on what really matters to them," Shin said in the statement.

The Galaxy S5 operates on Android's 4.4 KitKat, has a 5.1 inch, 1080 pixel high definition screen, a 2.5 gigahertz quad core process, and a 16 megapixel camera The Los Angeles Times reported.

T-Mobile also has the smartphone available for zero Money down when consumers spread out payments over two years a press release on The Wall Street Journal's website reported.

According to multi-media capsule, consumers are also not charged for going over plan limits, obligated to contracts or secret charges

T-Mobile is also funding all charges incurred when plans consumers have with other phone companies are canceled.

Samsung Smartwatch gadgets are also available. These can handle dust if and when users go for a hike, and fend off water if they are at the beach. Consumers can also measure their heart rate.

The devices can also make calls and transmit text messages when users utilize it with a Samsung galaxy smartphone the press release reported.

The watches also handle automatic notifications, and music capabilities that allow consumers to hear songs via the smartphone.

The Gear 2 costs $299 with the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit slated for $100 less at $199 before taxes.

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