The company has also announced that its flagship handset will come pre-installed with ‘Find My Mobile’ and ‘Reactivation Lock’ anti-theft features. It was also mentioned that these features must be activated first by the users.

As per reports, these features will only come pre-installed in US variants, which will be rolled out by Verizon and US Cellular. The features will also be available for download, said market reports.

Galaxy S5 has a fingerprint scanner on the home button, which can be used to protect data and provide security credentials in a swipe.

In 2012, 1.6 million Americans were victimized for their smartphones, according to Schneiderman's office.