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Verizon Wireless Announces The Release Of The Samsung Galaxy S5

Latest smartphone available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores Friday

DALLAS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless today announced the immediate availability of the Galaxy S5 online and in stores.  Customers can purchase the device in either Charcoal Black or Shimmery White for $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new, two-year activation.  And for a limited time, customers can get a second phone free after a $50 mail-in rebate.

The Verizon Edge program is also available for eligible customers who want to upgrade.  For a limited time, customers who choose Edge and a MORE Everything plan with 10 GB data allowance or more can add four smartphones to the plan for $160 per month.

Delivering the ability to view high-definition quality videos, capture photos in an instant, track fitness levels down to a heartbeat, and lock and unlock the phone with a fingerprint, the Galaxy S5 is revolutionizing the smartphone experience.

Delivering Powerful Innovation
Customers can now enjoy one of the most innovative smartphone experiences.  With the Ultra Power Saving Mode feature, the Galaxy S5 allows customers to close nonessential apps and switch the screen to black and white offering maximum battery life.  Users can also lock and unlock their phones with the touch of a fingerprint, providing quick and secure access to their favorite applications. 

Enhancing the Video and Photography Experience
Watching movies or taking pictures has never been easier or more entertaining. Featuring a 5.1-inch high-definition AMOLED® screen, the Galaxy S5 delivers rich colors, the ability to boost brightness and intensity of both photos and videos, and even a Selective Focus feature allowing users to highlight specific objects in their pictures. The device's 16-megapixel camera has the capability to capture images in an instant with its fast autofocus, and the Studio feature allows users to edit, enhance and share their photos directly from the phone.   

Promoting an Active Lifestyle
The Galaxy S5 provides health features to support everyday fitness needs.  With the heart monitor, users can chart heart rate levels before and after exercise, and the personal fitness tracker has the capability to monitor steps, challenge friends, earn badges and receive on-demand nutrition advice with Health™.  In addition, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the dustproof and water-resistant feature.

The Galaxy S5 is also compatible with a variety of accessories, including the Jabra Style Bluetooth® Headset, the Altec Lansing JACKET Bluetooth® Speaker, the LG TONE PRO™ Bluetooth Stereo Headset, as well as dual output vehicle chargers.

For more information and to purchase the new Galaxy S5 from Verizon, visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/device/smartphone/samsung-galaxy-s5.

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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks.  As the largest wireless company in the U.S., Verizon Wireless serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers.  Verizon Wireless is wholly owned by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ).  For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com.  For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at http://news.verizonwireless.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/VZWNews

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