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C Spire Launches Samsung Galaxy S® 5 on Its Network

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RIDGELAND, Miss. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The next big thing in smartphone innovation has arrived. C Spire has launched the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S® 5 4G LTE smartphone on its network delivering advanced, meaningful innovation to help consumers make the most of their mobile lifestyle.

“The Galaxy S 5 ideally complements our customer commitment to make a wide array of advanced technologies easy to use and a part of the way consumers interact with their phones every day,” said Kevin Hankins, COO for C Spire. “We’re excited to add this innovative device to our growing portfolio.” The touchscreen smartphone is packed with innovative new features, including advanced camera features, fast connection speeds, a brilliant display and a built-in heart rate monitor.

Customers can purchase the Galaxy S 5 online at www.cspire.com/gs5 or in any one of its retail stores. The smartphone is on sale for $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement that includes data services. Non-contract customers can get the phone for $0 down, 0% interest and 0 payments until July under the C Spire smartphone payment plan.

The new camera features and simplified controls, paired with the 16 megapixel rear-facing and 2-megapixel front-facing camera, elevate the photo-taking experience. The Galaxy S 5 features phase detection auto focus for capturing a shot quickly. Real-Time High Dynamic Range (HDR) enables users to preview and capture HDR photos or videos with no shutter lag or post-processing. Images can be edited in the onboard camera studio, which can add effects to photos and edit movies with a complete suite of editing tools in the gallery.

The Galaxy S 5 delivers an enhanced viewing experience with an adaptive 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED® display with rich colors and faster response times for clearer high speed content. Wide viewing angles and crisp HD video on the bright bold display that adapts to bright outdoor sunlight or indoor ambient lighting means the best seat in the house anytime, anywhere.

The sleek and slim smartphone weighs 5.1 ounces, is 8.1 millimeters thin. The device features Android’s 4.4.2 (Kitkat) mobile operating system and runs on a 2.5 GHz quad core application processor with 2GB of internal RAM. Available in Charcoal Black and Shimmery White, the phone is powered by a removable 2,800 mAh battery and has standard 16GB of onboard storage.

Other key Galaxy S 5 features include:

  • The S Health™ platform, which allows users to access health information, track and map workouts, receive wellness coaching, select healthier eating options and track progress right on the device. The Galaxy S 5 features the world’s first heart rate monitor integrated into the smartphone. Users can receive real-time data before and after exercise, simply by placing a finger on the sensor located by the rear-facing camera.
  • A built-in fingerprint sensor, which makes it easier to unlock the phone in one simple touch.

For more information on the Samsung Galaxy S 5 from C Spire, go to www.cspire.com/gs5. For more information about other C Spire products and services, go to www.cspire.com.

Samsung, Galaxy, Galaxy S, Super AMOLED are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. Other company names, product names and marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners and may be trademarks or registered trademarks.

† This device, S Health, and related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.

About C Spire

C Spire is a diversified telecommunications and technology services company that provides world-class, customer-inspired wireless communications, 1 Gigabit consumer Internet access as well as a full suite of Internet, wireless and Internet and data services for businesses. This news release and other announcements are available at www.cspire.com/news. For more information about C Spire, visit www.cspire.com or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cspire or Twitter at www.twitter.com/cspire.


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