Feb 06, 2013, 8:30 A.M., WEDNESDAY. Article by: Raphael Labuguen – A reputable Samsung fan blog is suggesting that the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is earlier than we thought. Unlike its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S4 will take the first month of the second quarter, months ahead of the Galaxy S3 “launch window.” Grain of salt, but Sam Mobile is known for its credible reporting.
A trusted source, according to the site, is suggesting that Samsung Mobile will unveil the handset in April and the announcement is scheduled next month in an undisclosed location.
The site added:
The availability of the Galaxy S IV will be in the eastern countries from Europe first. Whole Europe and Asia are expected to receive the Galaxy S IV before the end of April. America, Australia and Africa will receive the Galaxy S IV around May / June.
It was also noted that Samsung will formally announce the event at the MWC, but will skip the mobile-centric event altogether.
No word yet for the United States market, but it is safe to say that Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile will be interested and will offer the flagship Samsung device that will reportedly run the latest version of Android Jelly Bean, will offer a better display and a more powerful processor with double the RAM bundle.
Based off the rumor mill, the Samsung Galaxy S4 might offer the new Exynos 5 processor with 8-core architecture, full HD resolution display and 13-megapixel primary back-facing camera.
For comparison, the international unlocked Galaxy S3 features a quad-core processor, 720p HD Super AMOLED display, an 8-megapixel primary camera and 1 GB RAM with Android Ice Cream Sandwich as its launch operating system. Samsung recently updated the handset to Android Jelly Bean, but some variants are still waiting for the official software update.
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