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2/25/2014 (8 months ago)

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Superfast Wi-Fi and heart monitor just a few of its many features

Samsung's Galaxy S5, set to be made available in April, has been dubbed the  "superphone." has handpicked features from its competitors and put them all into a single handset. Samsung closely examined their competition, took everything that they and others had to offer - and put it all into a single handset.

The S5 has a 16MP camera, which is a marked improvement on the 13MP camera seen on the S4 and features a number of advanced editing and focus tools similar to those on the 5S.

The S5 has a 16MP camera, which is a marked improvement on the 13MP camera seen on the S4 and features a number of advanced editing and focus tools similar to those on the 5S.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

2/25/2014 (8 months ago)

Published in Technology

Keywords: Samsung, Galaxy S5, fitness, camera, Apps


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Samsung says that the "superphone" features a professional camera and a powerful fitness tracker. It's also water and dust proof - and comes with fingerprint sensor technology.

In the manner of its lead competitor, the  Apple's iPhone 5S, Samsung's latest handset has a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature, but the real innovations come inside with super fast Wi-Fi and a host of fitness functions.

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Like Apple's iPhone 5S, Samsung's latest handset has a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature, but the real innovations come inside with super fast Wi-Fi and a host of fitness functions.


A built-in heart monitor, pedometer, fitness apps and fingerprint recognition are all crammed into the sleek new gadget. Prices have not yet been announced.

Tech giants are moving to make mobile phones medically reliable and an aid to the user's fitness regimen.
 
The Galaxy S5 (pictured) has handpicked features from it

The Galaxy S5 (pictured) has handpicked features from it's competitors and taken it's lead from the professional photo industry to launch an outstanding device.


Samsung's S5 has its own health functions and will also connect to the company's second generation smartwatch, the Gear 2, as well as a new wearable band device, the Gear Fit.

The superphone is so sensitive and sophisticated its able pick up the pulse through the skin on the wrist and displays it on the small screen throughout a normal day, or during a workout. The data can then be used to calculate the number of steps taken, calories burned and general fitness.  
 
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Samsung's apps can then develop a fitness regime, including a range of activities from jogging to climbing the stairs rather than using the lift, to help people improve their health. Here, CEO J.K. Shin talks about the different fitness features at Mobile World Congress.


Samsung's apps can then develop a fitness regime, including a range of activities from jogging to climbing the stairs rather than using the lift, to help people improve their health.

"You can monitor and track each of these areas with Samsung's Lifestyle Coach App. Part of the S Health suite," the company says.

"We've decided to go back to basics with the Galaxy S5 and focus on the features and things that matter the most to our customers - namely the camera, ability to view and download data and content quickly and their health and wellbeing," Simon Stanford, Vice President of IT & Mobile division, Samsung Electronics U.K. & Ireland says.

"People want a Smartphone that enhances and enables their mobile life," Stanford added.

JK Shin unveiled Samsung

JK Shin unveiled Samsung's Gear Fit by simply pulling back the sleeve on his left arm. The wearable device (pictured) gives notifications about SMS, missed calls, and the like, while also serving as a way to monitor a person's heart rate while exercising.


"The Galaxy S5 represents just that and we're excited to see the response to our latest flagship Smartphone device."

The S5 has a 16MP camera, which is a marked improvement on the 13MP camera seen on the S4 and features a number of advanced editing and focus tools similar to those on the 5S.

In addition, the new camera has twice as many megapixels as Apple's iPhone 5S.

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