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Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit to be previewed before release

Samsung are offering a global preview of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear range ahead of their official release date next month.

Offering consumers a chance to play with its new device range, Samsung is offering a special preview of all its new products in special store showcases.

Devices including the Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear Fit will be on display and available for demonstration by “dedicated Galaxy specialists” in UK stores from the pre-order date of March 28.

“The new Galaxy S5 and Gear devices are designed for what matters most to our consumers,” said Younghee Lee, Executive VP of Global Marketing at Samsung IT and Mobile. “We listened closely to our consumers when designing these products, and we want to give as many customers as possible enough chance to experience the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit before they purchase.”

Although there is no word as to which specific stores in the UK will have access to the Galaxy S5 preview showcase, Samsung has said that it will be available at “Samsung Experience Stores, mobile carrier stores and key retailer stores”.

The idea of the preview is to let you take the new devices for a test run before you buy and to take a look at specific features like the S5’s fingerprint scanner or the heart rate monitor of all the devices.

All the new devices were launched at the Samsung Unpacked 5 event at MWC 2014 last month. The Samsung Galaxy S5 release date was set for April 11, and now Samsung has confirmed that the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit will also be available from that day.

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