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Will it be flexible? Will it have a metal frame? We may soon find out...

Following last year's March 14 Galaxy S4 unveil, Samsung Electronics Comp., Ltd. (KRX:005935) (KRX:005930) is looking to get a quicker start on the launch of its successor, the Galaxy S5.  The new device may get an early unveil on February 24 following commentary from Samsung last month that it would ship in April.
 
Samsung Mobile posted a message on its Twitter account:


The South Korean OEM overall grew sales modestly in the Galaxy S4 era.  But the results were disappointing given that it had doubled the rate of global sales with each of its previous generations.  The Galaxy S4's sales started off at a brisk pace, but trailed off faster than the Galaxy S3, leaving the S4 with only a narrow sales lead.
 
The Galaxy S5 is expected to bring a biometric iris scanner to unlock your device, a higher resolution screen, Samsung's first 64-bit smartphone processor, and an improved camera.  After the disappointment leveled at the GS4's plastic body, Samsung is also rumored to be making major changes including waterproofing and dustproofing the device.  Various rumors suggest Samsung may either deploy a highly flexible display (less likely) or a metal/glass frame (somewhat more likely).

Galaxy S5 iris scannerAmong the top reoccurring Galaxy S5 rumors is that it will include an iris scanner to unlock your device. [Image Source: GalaxyS5Info.com]

The flagship phone is expected to launch alongside a new partner device, the Galaxy Gear 2.  After lackluster sales of the first Gear smartwatch, Samsung is keen on putting a better showing the second time around.  The mysterious part of the announcement is the "Episode 1" text.  That could be an allusion to another global unveil event in March or April, or the Galaxy Note 4, which is expected around mid-year.  Or it could mean something altogether unexpected.  Samsung fans, ye shall have to wait and see.
 
Whatever your mobile leanings, you'd be wise to keep a keen eye on the 2014 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain February 24-27.  A quieter-than-usual 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) (in terms of product launches) stoked rumors that MWC was going to be the site of numerous device launches from top Android and Windows Phone makers.  You might just spot your next smartphone there, if you keep your eye out.


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Sheep
By BSMonitor on 2/5/2014 10:53:32 AM , Rating: -1
Bahhh....

Jk, Reclaimer actually posted multiple times without mocking people. Interesting.

Cannot be a Satan article.. Oooh, food for thought... Apple.. Apple with a bite out of it.. Garden of Eden... Steve Jobs must have been Satan!




RE: Sheep
By retrospooty on 2/5/2014 12:28:59 PM , Rating: 2
"Reclaimer actually posted multiple times without mocking people. Interesting"

You on the other hand, seem to be incapable of acting like a human for even a moment.


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