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Published: Monday, 2/24/2014 - Updated: 4 months ago

Samsung unveils phone with heart-rate monitor, bigger screen, sharper camera

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BARCELONA, Spain — Samsung’s new smartphone will have a built-in heart rate monitor as the Korean electronics company tries to turn its devices into lifestyle products.

The Galaxy S5 also has a larger screen than its predecessor, at 5.1 inches, instead of 5 inches, and a sharper camera, with a resolution of 16 megapixels, up from 13 megapixels.

Samsung Electronics Co. is also unveiling a fitness band, Gear Fit, to complement two new computerized watches announced Sunday.

Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, made the latest announcement during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.



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