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C Spire Begins Pre-Orders for Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Today

Next generation of advanced 4G LTE smartphone introduces enhancements designed for everyday life

Ridgeland, Miss. (May 5, 2014) – C Spire began accepting customer pre-orders today for the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S® 5 4G LTE smartphone, which delivers 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, faster connection speeds, a brilliant display and a built-in heart rate monitor.

Customers can pre-order the Galaxy S 5 online at www.cspire.com/gs5 for pick up at any C Spire retail store when it goes on sale later this month. The smartphone will be $199.99 with a new two-year customer agreement that includes data services. The website also has more details on all of the phone’s new features.

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 is the first smartphone with phase detection auto focus, a feature usually found in DSLR cameras. Real-Time High Dynamic Range (HDR) enables users to 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 world’s first built-in heart rate monitor provides 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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