South Korean mobile maker Samsung Electronics is set to launch a successor of its incredibly successful Samsung Galaxy S3. On the other hand, various rumors and speculations are leaking onto the Internet.
According to a recent post on SamMobile, which tracks Samsung-related rumors, Samsung will announce Galaxy S4 March 15, but the place of event is still a top secret. The website also reports that Samsung will send the invitations right after the conclusion of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), which is scheduled to be held in Barcelona from Feb 25 to Feb 28.
Earlier, it had been rumored that Samsung would unveil Galaxy S4 at the MWC 2013. But the company announced that it would not be holding any media event at the MWC 2013.
Galaxy S4 will go on sale by the second week of April. Countries in Europe will be the first to get the next Galaxy S smartphone, followed by Asia (at the end of April), while America, Australia and Africa are expected to receive the device sometime around May or June.
Meanwhile, there is no official statement from Samsung about the launch. "We don't comment on rumors or speculation," said a Samsung representative, according to CNET.
The Galaxy S4 is also known as GT-9500 and is said to be powered with company's very own Exynos 5 Octo processor, which was showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. The Octo processor features an 8-core CPU and GPU (Mali-T658) and will be paired with 2GB of RAM and operates on Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) OS out of the box.
The device is expected to have a huge 4.99-inch Super AMOLED Full HD resolution display, a 13 megapixel camera at the back, capable of shooting 1080p Full HD videos at 30 frames per second and a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling which is capable of shooting 720p HD videos.
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