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Samsung to launch first Tizen phone at end of Q2

Wednesday 16 April 2014 | 15:10 CET | News
Samsung Electronics' new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, is selling faster than its predecessor the S4, according to Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team. Samsung launched the phone in double the number of countries on 11 April, while also offering significant discounts and free gifts with the device. In an interview with Reuters, Yoon said the S5 "is selling faster than the S4 so far, though it's difficult to share specific numbers as we're still at early stages". He added that the company expects S5 sales to be "much better than the S4". Though Samsung

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