Samsung Electronics will include two security features in its latest Smartphone in an effort to reduce the large number of robberies in the United States, the company reported.
The largest manufacturer of mobile phones in the world said that users can activate free “Find My Mobile” and “Reactivation Lock” as a protection for the Samsung Galaxy 5 S, which will be released soon on the U.S. market.
This new features automatically freeze the device is there is an unauthorized attempt to completely reconfigure the device.
Nearly one of every three robberies in U.S. is related to mobile phones, according to the Federal Communications Commission. Lost and stoles smart phones, cost consumers more than $30 billion on 2012, said the organization in a study.