Samsung’s flagship Android launches are becoming celebrity-filled events. Not sure you can say that of other smartphone brands. Anyway…


At the Samsung Hall, SM Aura, last night, Samsung held the media launch, in gala and film-viewing style, their 2014 cream of the crop – the Samsung Galaxy S5, the Samsung Gear Fit, and the Samsung Gear 2.

Samsung Galaxy S5

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  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Specs Sheet:

    5.1-inch Super AMOLED display @ 1080ร—1920 pixels, 432ppi
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC 2.5GHz quad-core processor
    Adreno 330 Graphics
    16, 32GB internal memory up to 128GB via microSD card
    LTE 150Mbps,ย WiFi 802.11 b/g/n,ย Bluetooth 4.0
    NFC,ย IP67 water & dust resistant
    Fingerprint scanner
    GPS with aGPS, GLONASS
    16 megapixel camera with AF, LED flash
    1080p @ 30, 60fps, 4K @ 30fps
    2 megapixel front-facing camera @ 1080p
    2,800mAh removable battery
    Android 4.4.2 KitKat with TouchWiz UI



The Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit are concisely demonstrated in this video below:



The Samsung Gear 2, above, is a refined sequel, adding a smoother and more responsive user interface. The Gear 2 costs P13,490.00.



The Samsung Gear Fit, above, is more of a fitness tracker and workout assistant than a smartwatch. It sells for P8,990.00.



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