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Samsung wants you to test drive its phones—for $1

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Samsung is calling it the ultimate test drive.

The smartphone maker is offering a 30-day trial of one of the latest Galaxy smartphones, for just $1.

If a customer isn't hooked on the smartphone after 30 days, they can return the phone—no strings attached.

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Samsung remains the global leader in smartphone sales. However it lost some in the second quarter to Apple and smaller rivals, according to tech research firm Gartner.

Earlier this month, Samsung released its newest phones—the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and the Note 5—earlier than expected—well ahead Apple's September 9th event, where it is expected to unveil an updated version of the iPhone 6.