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Samsung unveils new champion in smartphone war

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Intensifying its smartphone battle with Apple, Samsung unveiled the feature-rich Galaxy S4, with groundbreaking eye motion technology to let users control key functions at a glance. 

A visitor checks out Samsung's new Galaxy S4 during its unveiling at Radio City Music Hall in New York, on March 14, 2013. The slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 was introduced as Samsung's new champion in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena, scheduled to roll out in 155 countries in late April.

In one highlight, sensors in the S4 detect when a person looks away from a video and then pauses play until the distraction has passed and eyes are once again directed at the screen. The eye motion technology can also screen through emails.

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