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Samsung Galaxy S5 Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress

The Korean electronics giant will show off its newest gadgets during a press conference at the mobile show in Barcelona. Unpacked will start at 8 p.m. local time, or 11 a.m. PT.

  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:20:14 PM
    We're now seeing an ad/video for the device.
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:20:33 PM
    Looks very sleek, many colors, back has sort of dimples. (you can read our review for better photos and impressions)
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:20:37 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:21:02 PM
    Shin now holds up the phone for the obligatory phone photo shot
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:21:20 PM
    Full LTE Cat.4, Wi-Fi MIMO with 802.11 ac. etc. - see our review for specs
  • Andrew Hoyle 2/24/2014 7:21:53 PM
    Woop, the Galaxy S5! I went hands on with this beast yesterday. It's a big thing.
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:21:57 PM
    Shin: The Galaxy S5 has a useful camera function. It gives consumers the top 3 most wanted camera features - 1) fast autofocus 2) enriched color with advanced HDR 3) improved user experience
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:22:03 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:22:08 PM
    Shin: The Galaxy S5 provides new resources to help people stay fit.
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:22:23 PM
  • Carrie Mihalcik 2/24/2014 7:22:29 PM
    Samsung Galaxy S5 has tepid design, but plenty of specs appeal (hands-on)
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:22:33 PM
    Shin: Built in a heart-rate sensor. First of its kind. Our real-time fitness coaching services together with Gear can be tailored to each user.
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:22:59 PM
    Shin: To make it even more useful and practical, Galaxy S5 supports IP67 -water and dust resistant (huge cheers for this one)
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:23:10 PM
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  • Andrew Hoyle 2/24/2014 7:23:27 PM
    Galaxy S5 is joining the ranks of Sony in offering waterproof phones. Drop your phone in a toilet? No worries!
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:23:28 PM
    Shin: Now touching on Knox. Samsung will talk more about that during a press event tomorrow night. I'll be on hand to cover that for CNET.
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:23:48 PM
  • Andrew Hoyle 2/24/2014 7:23:53 PM
    Well, some worries perhaps, but you can wash it at least
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:24:20 PM
    Shin: Has a unique, perforated pattern. It is modern and refreshing. Variety of color options to reflect each user's personality
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:24:23 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:24:30 PM
    Shin: Gear portfolio has three new additions. - We covered this when Samsung made the announcement earlier during MWC
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:24:54 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:25:06 PM
    Shin: They represent the next generation of smart wearables. ... Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear 2 Neo are sleek, personal devices that help consumers personalize their lives using a wide variety of features
  • Andrew Hoyle 2/24/2014 7:25:11 PM
    Video showing off the new gear watches are full of very active, healthy looking people. I'm not jealous or anything. Nope. Definitely not.
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:25:18 PM
    Now showing off the Gear fit. Shin is wearing this one.
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:25:18 PM
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:25:29 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:25:55 PM
    Shin: The new Gear fit has an iconic design for consumers who want to be stylish on the go. .. Will be an ideal method to check your heart rate when you exercise. .. tells you if you've missed calls etc
  • Andrew Hoyle 2/24/2014 7:26:04 PM
    The galaxy fit looks really nice. I found it to comfortable to wear and it's really not that big. The screen is good too.
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:26:06 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:26:18 PM
    Shin: we operate in a highly competitive, fast moving marketplace. We continue to evolve and respond. Do so in open, flexible, cooperative community.
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:26:43 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:26:47 PM
    Shin: I promise you that we will continue to focus on what matters most to consumers. Our innovation will never step and we will always be inspired by the people we serve around the world
  • Andrew Hoyle 2/24/2014 7:26:54 PM
    You can get the gear with a whole load of different bands too
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:26:57 PM
    Shin: Shin wraps up his comments.
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:26:59 PM
    I sure hope that's not all. haha
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:27:07 PM
    Ok. We're diving deeper
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:27:34 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:27:41 PM
    Samsung VP of European Telecom Operations Jean-Daniel Ayme takes the stage
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:28:03 PM
    Ayme: It's a pleasure to be with you again. Improving human life is at the heart of Samsung and in the hands of our customers every time they use our Galaxy S devices
  • sarahtew 2/24/2014 7:28:07 PM
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:28:13 PM
    Ayme: So proud our devices positively impact every day lives
  • Andrew Hoyle 2/24/2014 7:28:26 PM
    The s5 has a great looking screen, but it has the same full HD resolution as the s4
  • Shara Tibken 2/24/2014 7:28:35 PM
    Ayme: When we were planning the Galaxy S5 we were focused on what was important to them
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