The Galaxy S5 will be joined on shelves by the Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, and the Samsung Gear Fit health tracker, which also launch today.
According to The Verge, the Galaxy S5 features the fastest processor on the market, offers a number of built-in fitness features, is immune to the water-related incidents that would spell doom for most phones, and is likely to have a solid camera performance.
The report mentioned that the Galaxy S5 could be found on every major US carrier – Verizon Wireless, AT and T, Sprint, and T-Mobile – for a going rate price of 199.99 dollars on-contract.
Most US retailers and carriers are pricing the attractive Fit health tracker at 199 dollars, same as the Gear 2 Neo smartwatch, while the standard Gear 2 runs to 299 dollars,
To use one of Samsung’s new smartwatches or fitness trackers, an user will need a Galaxy smartphone to pair it with, the report added.