Samsung Galaxy S5 could be designated as "medical equipment" in Korea

South Korean authorities are reviewing the Galaxy S5 to see if its Heart Rate Sensor is enough to make the smartphone "medical equipment"...
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117 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

3..2..1.. Let the comments begin. Article could be reworded to "Samsung Galaxy S5 could be used by medical professionals in Korea" instead of a bait title PA.

6. Florin.T

Posts: 316; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

But. That's exactly what Korean officials are doing: trying to see if the S5 can be designated as "medical equipment." I really don't see how this is bait title.

7. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Nah, he's just terrified by the hate comments on the S5, he don't want to admit it so he made a U-turn by saying this is a bait title.

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Lol yeah ok kid. You're going to have to try a lot harder, in case you didn't know.

14. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

"3..2..1.. Let the comments begin." Hey, you're the one who's starting the fanboy war here, so you tried very hard, well done! I don't need to, I go soft and smooth. :)

17. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I didn't start nothing. I simply made my statement based on the activity on the site from the past three days. Every Samsung article has over 70+ comments, and there's 164 articles so far about the S5 according to PA. It's safe to say people like you were bound to land here, and I was correct now was I kiddo?

27. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

samsung band-aid who is going to buy this phone? Psychiatric hospital

37. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Why don't you just stay on Xperia Z2 articles? You seem very insecure with all of your pathetic gibberish.

64. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

i'm not xperia fan but you are a samsung fanboy clearly when you get this phone visit your Psychiatric hospital and use it there. just being honest about this samsung band-aid

113. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

I also own an HTC One, an IPhone 5s, and a Moto x. But sure, call me samsung fanboy.

65. sniperdroid

Posts: 146; Member since: May 23, 2013

Only tech geeks are against this phone but the vast majority of the world don't even go to phonearena.com they'll go to a shop see the brand name and the heart rate sensor and go oh that looks cool.

70. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

+1 for using your brain. So what if the "4,000" people on PA don't like the S5. There's over 7 billion people in the world. I'm pretty sure 7 billion is more than 4,000 last time I checked.

106. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

you say kiddo so much it's annoying, I think you play with kids a little too much

114. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You repeat the same thing so much that it's annoying.

12. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

On a side note, if I were "terrified" by the comments and hate, would I still be posting here? Didn't think so. ;)

23. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

The ammount of troll in samsung articles is just unbelievable in the past 3 days.. lol.. just dont waste your time papa..

26. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Oh trust me, I know. These past three days repeat twice a year. Galaxy S model unveilings, and new iPhone releases. Look back last year to the S4 and the iPhone 5S announcements. The bandwagon grows each day sad to say.

82. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

The resident PA troll is back in action.

84. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

He's a changed person now apparently, yet his actions speaker louder than his words.

89. giani

Posts: 269; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Yeah papa, don't waste yr time. The S5 looks gorgeous and is full of neat features that everyone likes and wants. Oh and that heart monitor...my God I always want one. And the bandaid jokes are just mean and nasty, to me the S5 by far the best looking phone out there. Total original and never seen before. But anyway yr doing a good job papa, please... keep defending this absolute piece of awesomeness and I'm sure the holy mother sammy will reward u. I'll make sure to tell sammy how good you did.

92. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I actually smiled reading this. :')

11. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Samsung strategy, Made for Doctor. Next step Samsung Galaxy S Hospital. Lol

13. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This was probably the worst joke I've heard about the S5. Nothing tops the band aid joke so stop trying.

16. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Butthurt...

19. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I'm butt hurt after admitting the band aid joke was the best joke. Go back to school and stop being so thirsty for thumbs up kid.

24. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Do you know why the band-aid joke is all over the place now? Because the S5 looks just like a band-aid, you gotta accept it. Trust me, if the S5 didn't look like this, no one will make a joke like that, even if there is, that person is just an immature attention seeker. So, blame Samsung's designer for making this "beautiful" and "creative" design. "Go back to school and stop being so thirsty for thumbs up kid." Using back your old style senseless comment eh? How is school related to thumbs up? It's pretty funny that when you go mad, you're like crying. If I'm really "thirsty" for thumbs up, would I be giving credit to Samsung for making their UI look cleaner and better?

25. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Oh, if I'm really "thirsty" for thumbs up, I would've bash the S5 like a biased fanboy which I won't, I will still give credit where's it due. If you want to call me a Samsung hater or a troll, sorry you can't because I'm not. I'm just being myself as a tech lover and a consumer.

31. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Lol this is the most hypocritical comment I've seen in the past couple of days. Playing the "I'm not biased or a troll" card because we all know Maury has proved that was a lie. Give credit to that, troll.

29. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Clearly I've accepted it if I admitted it was the best joke, and this where education plays a role. If you would learn how to read, you'd know that. You missed my point - TWICE. To answer your question, yes you are thirsty for those green thumbs with comments like #16 and #7. I have yet seen you make a positive comment in the past three days. It doesn't affect me and I don't care if it's negative, but don't try to cover your trolling history with a made up lie. Last time I recalled! it's a UI designed for children, so why aren't you intrigued by it?

36. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Okay, I admit I read it wrong, my apologies for not reading it properly. But you still can't prove that I'm thirsty for thumbs up on comment #7, you said the title is a bait title, but how is it a bait title? You didn't even elaborate it clearly. About the positive comment, do I need to make my comment look like an OBVIOUSLY positive comment? Yes, I admit that I did kinda troll in the past, but that doesn't mean that I didn't change. I did change for a long time now, you didn't notice because you still think I'm trolling. This pretty explains your personality, only remember a person's bad history. About the UI, you said it's a UI designed for children, and why I'm not intrigued by it? That's because you have your own opinion and I have my own opinion. This is a simple thing that we humans should know.
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