Samsung brings Galaxy S5 and new Gear devices to global market

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

  • The new flagship smartphone and wearables are now available in 125 global markets
Samsung Electronics, Sri Lanka’s leading smartphone manufacturer, yesterday announced the commercial launch of the new Galaxy S5 and the Samsung Gear devices – Samsung Gear 2, Samsung Gear 2 Neo, and Samsung Gear Fit. The newly launched devices are ready to be on the shelf in 125 countries including the US, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and most Asian markets. “The refined design and technological innovation of our new Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear devices are the direct result of Samsung listening carefully to what consumers wanted in the next generation of mobile technology,” said H.K. Chang, Managing Director Samsung India Electronics Ltd. Sri Lanka. “We carefully crafted each device to offer a sophisticated, superior mobile experience that let consumers stay connected in their own way to focus on what really matters to them.” Samsung Galaxy S5 The Galaxy S5 combines an advanced camera with the world’s fastest auto focus, superior network connectivity, dedicated fitness tools with S Health 3.0 and enhanced device protection features including IP67 dust and water resistance. Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo have taken wearable technology to the next level acting as an extension of a consumer’s daily life with integrated fitness applications, a standalone music player, remote control feature and compatibility with a wide variety of Samsung devices. Both devices offer a slim, lightweight design in a mere 10 mm thickness. The Gear 2 is currently available in charcoal black, gold brown and the newly added wild orange, while the Gear 2 Neo comes in charcoal black, mocha gray and wild orange. Samsung Gear Fit The Gear Fit is the perfect blend of style, fitness and convenience for a wearable device like no other. Featuring the industry’s first curved Super AMOLED display; the superior connectivity benefits of Samsung’s wearable technology with custom, real time fitness coaching provides personalized advice and workout recommendations. The Gear Fit is currently available in charcoal black, mocha gray, and wild orange, as well as the newly added supreme red, cobalt blue and vital green. Along with the product launch, Samsung also released a new global TV commercial, ‘My Life Powered by Galaxy S5’. The TV commercial highlights how the Galaxy S5 delivers the capabilities that matter most to consumers and enhances lives by focusing on the relevant and meaningful benefits. The commercial was directed by Tarsem Singh, best known for his work on REM’s ‘Losing My Religion’ music video, as well as films including Mirror Mirror and Immortals. The new TV commercial can be viewed at To further celebrate the launch of the Galaxy S5, Samsung is also offering Galaxy device users the exclusive FIFA 14 mobile game. Available exclusively on the Galaxy S5 and other Galaxy devices starting 11 April, users will have the unique chance to play against the Samsung Galaxy 11 team as part of a special partnership with EA Sports FIFA 14 mobile game. The Galaxy 11 team, which features world-class football players such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney, will be available in the game’s Ultimate Team mode. Users can attempt to take down the best players in the world, who have also been tasked with saving the Earth, for chances to win special FIFA 14 prize packs.