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Press Release -- July 16th, 2014
Source: Sprint Nextel

Collaboration with Samsung, Under Armour and MapMyFitness helps Sprint customers get fit

Collaboration changes the way we play the game, and together with Samsung, Under Armour and MapMyFitness, we’re bringing together the tools to give you a picture of how your health and body are doing1.

Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Sport is built for an active lifestyle, with an integrated mobile health platform, heart rate monitor and more, so that users can easily access health information.

Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport
This exclusive new Sprint Spark™-enabled smartphone will launch on Friday, July 25. With Sprint Easy Pay, well-qualified buyers can purchase Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport with $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $27.09 (MSRP: $649.99).

Galaxy S 5 Sport is water and dust resistant2 and features a textured body making the smartphone easier to hold and preventing it from slipping from the hand. It features three hard keys so the smartphone is easier to operate when active. With Samsung’s Activity Zone, users can access a variety of preloaded content, including a barometer, compass, flashlight and stopwatch from a single screen.

Starting July 25 and for a limited time only, customers who purchase Galaxy S 5 Sport will get $50 off Samsung Gear Fit to help achieve health and fitness goals by tracking steps and monitoring heart rate.

Track, monitor, and share workout activity with 12 months of free MapMyFitness MVP, which includes such premium content as customized audio coaching, training plans, live tracking and more. MapMyFitness is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Under Armour.

Sprint Fit Live
Key features include the ability to:

  • Track, monitor, and share workout activity with MapMyFitness MVP (available through the Google Play™), which includes such premium content as customized audio coaching, training plans, live tracking and more.
  • Access Spotify Workout playlists with free Spotify premium for six months for customers who are on Sprint Framily plans (after that get a discounted rate of up to $7.99 per month per line for 18 months) or three months for other Sprint customers (after that $9.99 per month per line).
  • Live the Healthy Lifestyle by receiving updated smart, contextual health and fitness content.
  • Customize the look and feel of fitness tracking, education, music and healthy living content displayed on the wallpaper or full screen experience.

Customers can preregister for more information at

Mark Elliott is a communications manager for the Wireless Devices team at Sprint. Based in Boston, he works primarily with BlackBerry and Samsung devices and is well versed in the company’s business devices, push-to-talk products and tablets. Mark can be reached at

1This device 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.
2This device has been tested and received an IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP67, which tests for dust intrusion and for water submersion up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof. Covers must be tightly closed.
Samsung and Galaxy S are trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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