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    Samsung Theatrically Unveils Galaxy S4

    NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: People interact with the Samsung Galaxy S IV, March 14, 2013 in New York City. Samsung, the world's largest handset maker, revealed their successor to the Galaxy S III. The Galaxy S IV features a five-inch 1080p screen, a 1.9GHz quad-core processor, a 13-megapixel rear camera and ships with the latest Android version, Jelly Bean.  (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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    New gadgets! Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy S4, in the form of a Broadway-esque show. The new phone has eye-tracking capabilities, gesture control, a 5-inch HD screen, and a rear-facing camera. These features were demonstrated by a bizarre set of performances, ranging from a tap-dancing kid to a bored housewife. "We have taken technology and innovation further to help us get closer to what matters in life," Samsung executive JK Shin said on stage.

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