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Samsung To Offer Lifestyle-Focused Apps Worth $600 Alongwith Galaxy S5

To promote its upcoming Galaxy S5, which will be launched worldwide on 11th April, Samsung has tied-up with with 16 of the world’s leading mobile content and service providers to offer Galaxy S5 users more than $600 worth of exclusive, pre-paid and discounted subscriptions. These susbscriptions cater mainly to fitness, news and other productivity apps, to make Galaxy S5 experience more rewarding.

03_SM-G900F_electric BLUE_02The Galaxy S5 Comes with dedicated fitness tools and Samsung is pushing it as health-focussed smartphone, to take advantage of health-consciouness especially of younger generation, who are becoming fitness freaks. To cater to lifestyles of consumers, the Galaxy S5 comes with the enhanced S Health 3.0 application. As per Samsung, this app offers more tools to help people stay fit and well. It provides a comprehensive personal fitness tracker to help users monitor and manage their behavior, along with additional tools including a pedometer, diet and exercise records, and a new, built-in heart rate monitor. Galaxy S5 users can further customize their experience with an enriched third party app ecosystem and the ability to pair with next generation Gear products for real-time fitness coaching.

The Galaxy S5 will be bundled with following services :

Services

Offer

RunKeeper

1 year free premium service

MapMyFitness

6 months free premium service

Skimble

6 months free premium service

Lark

1 year premium service

Paypal

$50 voucher on PayPal merchants

Wall Street Journal

Free 6 month subscription to Wall Street Journal

Bloomberg Businessweek+

Free Subscription: 12 Months

LinkedIn

Free LinkedIn Premium account for 3 months

Cut the Rope 2

$10 in game credits

Flick Dat

Free download of $2 paid app

Box

Free 50 GB for 6 months and $60 value

Dropbox

50GB for 2 years, $100 value

Bitcasa

1TB storage for 3 months

Blurb

Free $5 Coupon

EasilyDo Pro

6 months free EasilyDo Pro

Evernote

3-12 month free subscription (dependent on country)

Acording to Samsung, the services listed above may not be available in all regions and features may vary by region.

Commenting on this arrangement, JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics said, “We are continually looking for the best partners to help us expand and enhance the mobile experience for our dedicated users.The Galaxy S5 was designed to offer consumers the most advanced tool to help improve their everyday lives. These new partnerships perfectly compliment this mission with a comprehensive offering of some of the world’s best mobile resources to suit people’s active lives.”

The Galaxy S5 features a 5.1-inch FHD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, and is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM plus 16GB/ 32GB internal memory, which can be expanded upto 64GB via microSD card. It runs on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat, and is fuelled by a 2800mAh battery, which according to the company, will have standby time of 390 hrs and talk time of 21 hrs. This smartphone comes with the Ultra Power Saving Mode feature, which turns the display to black and white, and shuts down all unnecessary features to minimize the battery consumption.

The Galaxy S5 is equipped with a 16 megapixel rear camera, which is claimed to have the world’s fastest autofocus speed up to 0.3 seconds and the advanced High Dynamic Range (HDR), reproduce natural light and color with striking intensity. It also has Selective Focus feature, which allows users to focus on a specific area of an object while simultaneously blurring out the background.

The Galaxy S5 is dust and water proof device. It also offers a Finger Scanner, providing a secure, biometric screen locking feature and a seamless and safe mobile payment experience to consumers.

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