Washington: Samsung's latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5, will reportedly be launched in 125 markets around the world, including the United States, Europe, and much of Asia on Saturday.
The Galaxy S5 will be joined on shelves by the Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, and the Samsung Gear Fit health tracker, which also launch today.
According to The Verge, the Galaxy S5 features the fastest processor on the market, offers a number of built-in fitness features, is immune to the water-related incidents that would spell doom for most phones, and is likely to have a solid camera performance.
The report mentioned that the Galaxy S5 could be found on every major US carrier - Verizon Wireless, AT and T, Sprint, and T-Mobile - for a going rate price of 199.99 dollars on-contract.
Most US retailers and carriers are pricing the attractive Fit health tracker at 199 dollars, same as the Gear 2 Neo smartwatch, while the standard Gear 2 runs to 299 dollars,
To use one of Samsung's new smartwatches or fitness trackers, an user will need a Galaxy smartphone to pair it with, the report added.
First Published: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 14:48