Samsung unveils its slick new waterproof Galaxy S5 #UNPACKED

Well, could this be the best smartphone ever? Yesterday, Samsung unveiled its slick new waterproof Galaxy S5 that comes with super-fast Wi-Fi, a 16MP camera – plus a matching smartwatch and fitness band that monitors your heart.

The smartphone was unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona along with a Gear Fit – a wearable fitness device. According to samsung,  the Gear Fit offers the unmatched convenience of Samsung Gear technology with the most comprehensive fitness tools available, empowering consumers stay physically active without sacrificing personal style or mobile connectivity.

It has a 5.25-inch screen, 16MP camera and runs Android KitKat 4.4. Software and icons now look similar to Apple’s ‘flatter’ iOS design. The handset also comes in four colours: comes in electric Blue, shimmery White, charcoal Black, & copper Gold



Whether used as a standalone or companion device, the Samsung Gear Fit puts people in charge of their personal and active lives while staying connected so they never miss a moment.
In a statement. Samsung said The Samsung Gear Fit was designed to comfortably contour to consumers’ wrists while offering a vivid Super AMOLED display. It provides much more than an everyday fitness band, keeping consumers up to date instant notifications from Galaxy smartphones such as incoming calls, emails, SMS, alarm, S-planner, 3rd party apps while consumers are on the move so they can stay connected. Changeable straps in Black, Orange and Mocha Grey will let users express their individual style, changing the look of the Gear Fit to match their outfit or mood for any type of activity.



Weighing just 27 grams, #GearFit is the first curved, Super AMOLED wearable device for active consumers has the following specifications:


1.84” Curved Super AMOLED (432×128)



Pedometer, Exercise, Heart Rate, Sleep, Stopwatch, Timer

Notifications (SNS, Call, E-mail, Apps)
Schedule, Smart Relay, Media Controller

Changeable Strap

IP67 Dust and Water Resistant,

Connectivity Bluetooth® v4.0 LE


Accelerometer, Gyro, Heart Rate


23.4 x 57.4 x 11.95 mm, 27g


Standard Battery 210mAh
Typical Usage 3~4 days, Low Usage up to 5 days


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