Samsung to launch a special gold Galaxy S4 edition
0. phoneArena 25 Sep 2013, 07:31 posted on
Less than two hours ago, Samsung pretty much confirmed that a special gold edition of its Galaxy S4 bestseller is on its way to consumers...
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3. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)
14. asulect (Posts: 131; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)
Yeah, but third party gold metal doors are no match for orignal Samsung plastic gold in Elegance.
27. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3927; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Shake my head Samsung, shake my head '"(..)"'
52. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
I just threw up a little in my month after looking at that hideous thing! A pink and gold phone? WTH are they thinking? Brown and gold is just about as bad.
61. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)
Well I guess you are hairgresser, or ballet dancer, so we can trust you about this matter.
Becauce we don't buy any "gold" smartphones.
70. verbalize (Posts: 126; Member since: 03 May 2013)
Hi, I'm Samsung. All I do is copy Apple. Copy copy copy copy copy copy copy copy copy copy copy copy copy. And remember I am the innovator.....?.
75. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Phones have been released with the color Gold before. Educate yourself before you post a pointless comment again.
82. verbalize (Posts: 126; Member since: 03 May 2013)
Educate yourself before posting a comment that's false because it's true.with you making making pointless comments about something you obviously don't know about. That's all you do troll
95. nortoja79 (Posts: 34; Member since: 21 Feb 2010)
you don't seem to understand the previous comment. Samsung fanboys always nag on Apple for copying. Just after Apple's Iphone 5s in gold had to increase production by 33% over other colors (to compensate for demand on the gold color), well, now Samsung is trying to copy the apparent gold rush. Funny how Samsung fanboys are all of a sudden *very quiet* about it...or in denial such as yourself, that Samsung is copying. When will all fanboys of all companies realize that EVERYONE copies everyone else, and get over it.
107. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)
104. willard12 (Posts: 1708; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)
See the Samsung Giorgio Armani, circa 2011. So, who's copying?
138. JohnZimmerman (Posts: 15; Member since: 17 Sep 2012)
Hi, I'm "verbalize". I am an Apple fanboy. All I do is take every opportunity, regardless of whether it is relevant, to claim that the largest Apple competitor only copies Apple, because I am a corporate parrot who thinks with his feelings rather than with reason.
I lick my iPhone every morning and evening, and call it perfect, including its 4 inch screen... until later this year, when I will immediately call 4.7" the new "perfect" (iPhone 6) :-)
79. DaHarder (Posts: 177; Member since: 10 Oct 2009)
Oh Please... Samsung's been offering this same GOLD trim option on their Galaxy Tab 3 and Galaxy Note 8.0 tablets since their introduction some 6 months ago, so this is no surprise and only natural that it would also be offered on other Samsung Galaxy devices.
125. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)
Apple fans will still call it copying even though Samsung had it first.
127. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3927; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
The thing is... Samsung should've 'released' this very version around the time S4 first hit the shelves, or rather, get ready with it. Doesn't matter which type of gold device was released by whom in the past...start searching for it and you'll probably figure out Samsung ain't the first to come up with a gold colored device. But right now, Samsung is feeling the heat, and not to flame you up but they deserve it...and i don't blame people supporting Apple here. If they wanted a device to be Gold now, i think Note 3 should take the crown in my opinion. It's just a bad timing for Samsung.
128. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3927; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
On second thought, that might not be a solution at all. If Samsung released S4 in gold when it was first launched and Apple came up with it later...Samsung fanboys will be all over Apple again. And the battle continued to infinity. Hence, the entire comments will be the other way round.
Oh, boy! What a movie this would've been.
134. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
Well Samsung did announce the Samsung "Golden" (the damn thing has gold in it's name!) on 8-4-13, over a month before Apple officially announced the gold 5S. Not a word from Samsung peeps because there have been other ugly gold phones before, even from Samsung, the S3600 in fact.
The problem is the iFans, in typical iFan fashion, think Apple invented the gold colored phone and any gold phone is copying Apple due to being uneducated in any device that does not have an "i" in front of it.
18. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
Ha - this is fantastic. I wonder what all those fAndroid users will say to this. Explain to me how this isn't a direct result of Apple?? Please, entertain me!
25. cezarepc (Posts: 716; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)
Nobody is saying it isn't a direct result of Apple. Gold phones existed before iPhone became a phone but the recent announcement of Apple made it popular. So yea, Sammy is reacting to Apple's moves but that's how the market goes so no problem.
I think it's a new strategy of Samsung to counter ALL moves from Apple. Not just here, remember they were quick to announce they will have 64-bit chips right after the unveiling of iP5s?
28. asulect (Posts: 131; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)
So you really think this is Samsung's *new* strategy? What have they been doing since the first iphone released then?
31. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
Completely agree. The reason I made that statement is because every Android fan claims Apple is nothing but a copy off of Android and hasn't ever come up with anything on their own. Where are all those loud-mouth Android users now?!
44. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Msa you're taking it to em Mxy style lol. +1
29. taikucing (unregistered)
not all fandroids are samsung fanboy
35. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
Quiet. Samsung owns such a majority of the Android shares its absurd. Android users were all exstatic about an article PA put out last month about how Samsung dominates not just the Android market, but the entire smartphone market as well. But now that you realize Samsung copies Apple as much as Apple copies Samsung, not everyone is a Samsung user now, huh? You Android users really don't think your s*** don't stink.
37. cezarepc (Posts: 716; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)
I'm an android user and will never ever buy an Apple product since I'm an advocate of open-source, nothing else (I owned an iPod nano though, cos it was way too cool back then). I have heavily invested time, money, knowledge, and (emotions?) in the android ecosystem so this is where I'm sticking.
I have respect for both parties and really appreciate what these guys bring to the table. If not for their competition we wouldn't be sooo interested in mobile technology.
So I guess what I'm trying to say is it's already a proven point that both parties copied something from the other. So stop flaming. Who copied first, who copied who. What matters is the here and the now. And right now we're getting mobile beasts and that's what we should appreciate. You never see Xbox gamers and PS gamers flaming each other instead they wow on the available games on the other platform and enjoy what's on theirs. Sh*t that was long.
55. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
1st - there's definitely a rivalry between Xbox and PS, but that's an argument for another day.
Next - If you see my posts from the past you'd know I'm relatively neutral when it comes to phone preference. I've had Android for years, currently own the iPhone 4S, but could happily go either direction with my next purchase. I'm not die-hard either way. What frustrates me is how arrogant and close-minded Android users are. According to them, Android is king, Apple is rubbish and every iPhone user is a blind idiot sheep. Apple makes a high quality, extremely desirable product. Even king Samsung knows that - hence the 64bit future and gold S4. This article proves how much more credit Apple deserves than it gets from 90% of the readers on this site. Where's PAPINYC? TROLL? Crickets......
46. darkkjedii (Posts: 21794; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
I'm just gonna sit back, and enjoy the msa show. You are killing em dude. You're also 100% righteous too.
59. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)
I enjoy every one of your posts defending Apple - same with Myx. I figured I'd give you guys a break and handle this one :p