Black Friday 2014 Ads, Sales and Deals. Alert: Major Black Friday 2014 Sales are Live!
Menu
Target Black Friday Early Access Sale is Live

Target Black Friday Early Access Sale is Live

20 Black Friday 2014 Sales to Shop Wednesday

20 Black Friday 2014 Sales to Shop Wednesday

Top 100 Black Friday 2014 Deals You Need

Top 100 Black Friday 2014 Deals You Need

$79 32-inch, $119 40-inch and $199 50-inch TV Black Friday Deals are What You Want

$79 32-inch, $119 40-inch and $199 50-inch TV Black Friday Deals are What You Want

Top 10 Black Friday 2014 TV Deals

Top 10 Black Friday 2014 TV Deals

Samsung Galaxy S5 with eye scanner launching in April, says report

Jan 9 2014, 7:51am CST | by , in News | Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S5 with eye scanner launching in April, says report
Getty Images
 
 

Eye scanning technology could be the main feature of the Samsung Galaxy S5. The challenge would be the implementation. Remember the face unlock feature that mistook a photograph for a real person?


It's all about being first. Samsung may be the top smartphone company in the world today based on market share, but it has yet to unleash a significant feature akin to Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor. As the playing field evens this year, the South Korean behemoth is beginning to reveal bits and pieces about its upcoming super-phone - the Samsung Galaxy S5.

Speaking to Bloomberg on Monday this week, Lee Young Hee, the executive vice president of Samsung's mobile business, said that the Galaxy S5 will be released this coming April. Interestingly, Lee said that Samsung has been studying the use of eye scanning technology and will most likely include it on the Galaxy S5. It's worth mentioning that Samsung registered a design sometime in October last year that involved using eye glasses, which could in return display information from a smartphone and could also take phone calls.

Additionally, Lee confirmed that the company will launch a next-generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch that will compliment the Galaxy S5. "When we release our S5 device, you can also expect a Gear successor with more advanced functions, and the bulky design will also be improved,” Lee said.

As for the design of the Galaxy S5, the executive talked about a new design, specifically, a different display and feel of the cover. “When we moved to S4 from S3, it’s partly true that consumers couldn’t really feel much difference between the two products from the physical perspective, so the market reaction wasn’t as big. For the S5, we will go back to the basics. Mostly, it’s about the display and the feel of the cover,” she added.

Lee also discussed the company's other products including a new Galaxy Note that could feature a three-sided display (think Youm) and new fitness smartwatches that can monitor heart rate and measure stress levels.

Health-care related functions will be the most inherently tied functions to future wearables. We see a very big potential from there," she told Bloomberg.


Samsung fired the first shot at CES 2014 this week when it announced a quartet of new tablets - two of them having 12-inch displays. Apple has yet to counter the punch.

Setting aside the hype, Samsung has to prove its dominance once again in the consumer electronics market. Shares have dropped 11 percent from its closing price on December, and the company posted its first profit decline in nine quarters. Slow growth in handset sales and company bonuses are to be blamed. 

Source: Bloomberg

Black Friday 2014 Deals

Amazon Black Friday Deals Week
Walmart Black Friday Deals and Ads
Best Buy Black Friday Deals and Ads
Target Black Friday Deals and Ads
Apple Black Friday Deals and Ads
Sears Black Friday Deals and Ads
Dell Black Friday Deals and Ads
NewEgg Black Friday Deals and Ads
Kmart Black Friday Deals and Ads
 

Read the Latest

Dell Black Friday 2014 Deals and Schedule

Dell Black Friday 2014 Deals and Schedule The Dell Black Friday 2014 Sale will kick off at 6am CT on Thanksgiving Day. We just posted the Dell Black Friday deal...

2 minutes ago

Redskins Give in to Fans' Pressure to Bring in Colt McCoy and Bench Robert Griffin III

Redskins Give in to Fans' Pressure to Bring in Colt McCoy and Bench Robert Griffin III Redskins Give in to Fans' Pressure to Bring in Colt McCoy and Bench Robert Griffin III

11 minutes ago

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Black Friday 2014 Deals Released

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Black Friday 2014 Deals Released We just received the Kindle Fire HD Black Friday Deals that Amazon will offer on Thanksgiving Day in the Amazon Black...

25 minutes ago

Amazon Kindle Black Friday 2014 Deals Released

Amazon Kindle Black Friday 2014 Deals Released We just received the Kindle Deals that Amazon will offer on Thanksgiving Day in the Amazon Black Friday 2014 Sale.

37 minutes ago

iPad Air with $100 Gift Card Deals Sold Out Online in Target Black Friday Sale

iPad Air with $100 Gift Card Deals Sold Out Online in Target Black Friday Sale Target offers a selection of Black Friday 2014 deals today in an early access Black Friday 2014 sale including iPad Air...

53 minutes ago

Lowe's Cyber Monday 2014 Sale Unveiled

Lowe's Cyber Monday 2014 Sale Unveiled The Lowe's Cyber Monday 2014 sale will begin on December 1. See the Lowe's Cyber deals now below.

1 hour ago

Hot iPad Black Friday Deals selling Today

Hot iPad Black Friday Deals selling Today Black Friday 2014 has launched. We already track over 20 Black Friday 2014 sales that are live. Several advertised iPad...

1 hour ago

Fire Sale! Amazon Fire Phone Unlocked is $199 including 1-yr of Amazon Prime

Fire Sale! Amazon Fire Phone Unlocked is $199 including 1-yr of Amazon Prime The Amazon Black Friday 2014 Deals Week has a literal fire sale. The unlocked Fire Phone sells for $250 off and...

1 hour ago

20 Black Friday 2014 Sales to Shop Wednesday

20 Black Friday 2014 Sales to Shop Wednesday There are already more than a dozen Black Friday 2014 sales that you can shop on Wednesday ahead of Thanksgiving Day.

1 hour ago

Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Pre Sale has New Black Friday Deals

Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Pre Sale has New Black Friday Deals The Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Sale has launched on Sunday with Best Buy offering deals advertised in the Best Buy...

2 hours ago

Sears Black Friday Sale starts 6pm CT Wednesday

Sears Black Friday Sale starts 6pm CT Wednesday The Sears Black Friday 2014 sale kicks off tonight online at sears.com.

2 hours ago

Amazon Black Friday Movie Deals include Jurassic Park Deal

Amazon Black Friday Movie Deals include Jurassic Park Deal The Amazon Black Friday 2014 Deals Week has a huge list of movie deals. Here is a highlight.

2 hours ago

Why Alfonso Ribeiro wins Dancing with the Stars Season 19?

Why Alfonso Ribeiro wins Dancing with the Stars Season 19? The former contestants returned with their best performances.

3 hours ago

Motorola Cyber Monday 2014 Sale has $140 off a Moto X Deal

Motorola Cyber Monday 2014 Sale has $140 off a Moto X Deal Motorola Cyber Monday 2014 sale has been revealed today with big savings on the Moto X.

3 hours ago

$79 32-inch, $119 40-inch and $199 50-inch TV Black Friday Deals are What You Want

$79 32-inch, $119 40-inch and $199 50-inch TV Black Friday Deals are What You Want Black Friday 2014 has three TV deals that have everybody talking about.

3 hours ago

Tech Spending increase Ahead of Black Friday

Tech Spending increase Ahead of Black Friday It was noted by CEA that the spending in tech products are high this season. People are yet to make more purchases on...

4 hours ago

Mazda finds Defect in Tire Pressure Sensor, recalls 100,000 Cars

Mazda finds Defect in Tire Pressure Sensor, recalls 100,000 Cars Mazda had recalled 100,000 cars due to a defect in tire pressure sensor.

4 hours ago

Thanksgiving Recipes: Every State for Itself!

Thanksgiving Recipes: Every State for Itself! The Thanksgiving recipes that have been handed down through the generations have collected in the annals of time till...

5 hours ago

HTC RE Camera Will be 50% Off Over the Black Friday Weekend

HTC RE Camera Will be 50% Off Over the Black Friday Weekend The GoPro-like hand held shooter normally retails for $199, but starting at 9PM Pacific on Thanksgiving (November 27),...

5 hours ago

Chinese Google Baidu to Launch a New Smart Bike Soon

Chinese Google Baidu to Launch a New Smart Bike Soon "Dubike" is the name of new smart bike by Baidu and the Chinese Google has released some details about its...

5 hours ago

Samsung Electronics to buy back $2 billion in shares

Samsung Electronics to buy back $2 billion in shares Samsung's plan comes amid mounting pressure for the tech giant to return more capital to shareholders as it heads...

5 hours ago

Syfy lets you in on a Silicon Valley Secret: The Bazillion Dollar Club

Syfy lets you in on a Silicon Valley Secret: The Bazillion Dollar Club Syfy is about to let you in on a secret and that is the Bazillion Dollar Club. It is a documentary series that will...

5 hours ago

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus