Here come the leaked Samsung Galaxy S IV cases, suggesting a rectangular design

Here come the leaked Samsung Galaxy S IV cases, suggesting a rectangular design

We were just wondering where is the typical influx of leaked cases for an yet-unreleased flagship to gossip about when it comes to the Galaxy S IV, and here they come, in all of their rectangular glory.

A British mobile accessory retailer claims that its Chinese suppliers have leaked cases to them on the sly, alleged to be for Samsung's upcoming finest. We wouldn't put much thought into those, as it's not the first time case makers are duped to make some based on leaks themselves, which turn out to be different than the retail phone version, and also there are a few that are just trying to attract attention.

The sources eventually disclosed that besides the rectangular shape, the Galaxy S IV will have a larger screen, which measurements showed to be around 5", and the camera module looks quite large, with openings for the speaker grill and the LED flash around it. How about them case colors?

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50 Comments

1. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

that camera hole is pretty huge

3. Diego!

Posts: 854; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Agreed. So I guess we will just have to wait a little longer and see the first images of the S IV pop up :)

5. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

20 more days

44. zhiae unregistered

i cant wait ohhhhhhhhhhhffff

8. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Although the s3 camera is a bit better than the s2 camera it wasn't the huge upgrade alot of people hoped for, I reckon we will see a huge camera senor on the s4 and some much improved software and lens etc

24. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

"Here come the leaked Samsung Galaxy S IV cases, suggesting a rectangular design" lol OK as opposed to circular design, square design, or triangular design? lol This is the most "SHOCKING" article I have read in years. The Samsung Galaxy S IV is going to be of rectangular design.

38. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Well it's certainly more rectangular than their previous generation, and any genius who reads this article would understand that it is significant because it means Samsung is once again changing their flagship design. Only in 2013 do we criticize a legitimate news article based on how "shocking" it is.

20. PhoenixWright

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

As long as its cheap but doesn't feel cheap :D Please make one for GNote 2 :D

26. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

13mp. Bigger sensor.

30. surethom

Posts: 1561; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

I do hope so, the bigger the sensor the better.

35. sayedejaz

Posts: 24; Member since: Feb 05, 2013

Oh samsung.. ! :( They are doing in very Hurryy !! Chance i see G IV to be fail ! Sammy take timee.. to release best thier ... it is actully scheduled for may .they releasing as soon as early possible.. ! because of this I doubt they dont use Exynos Octa.. - Not ready Gorila Glass 3 - Not Ready !! Rest problems will have to see ! wont be a huge upgrade ! I will wait till NOTE III !!!

45. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

the thickness as well.

46. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I could care less about the thickness, what's really important is the size of the bezel and the screen size. If a thick phone means an indestructible build and better battery life, that's fine by me.

49. heyhi

Posts: 137; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

besides that camera hole, the shape looks like my S 2 case.

2. rahulcena5565

Posts: 57; Member since: Nov 01, 2010

UGHLY

31. wendygarett unregistered

I think the case is sexy, gonna borrow my cousin's s3 and put this case on and shout!!! I HAVE A REVOLUTIONARY GALAXY S4!!! :D

4. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

9. Diego!

Posts: 854; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

That looks like the Samsung Galaxy S 3 :O

13. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

look at the video

18. Diego!

Posts: 854; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

I saw it after commenting... sorry! :P

6. BigBoss10

Posts: 278; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

sammy is coming on monday WooHoo!!!! :D

7. nikenturd unregistered

Apple should sue...it has slightly rounded corners

10. Diego!

Posts: 854; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Here is the original link: http://www.mobilefun.co.uk/blog/2013/02/samsung-galaxy-s4-case-images-leak/?referer=aff_aw_85386 Just check the last picture... could it be a case for two different phones? The camera hole is lower on the one of the left!

32. Seymur unregistered

Look closely, they are the same.

34. g2a5b0e unregistered

Seymur is right. It's just an illusion because of how they are placed.

37. Diego!

Posts: 854; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Thank U guys! :D

11. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

I would prefer front stereo speakers like those on the HTC One.

15. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

That'd make the bezel quite big though, a mono speaker replacing the Samsung logo area would be more ideal for phone-screen ratio. But I'm with you on the front facing speakers, wonder why don't they all just expand the phone speaker on top...

12. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Looks a bit thick, doesn't it? Anyways, two new SIV camera samples. The one with the keyboard is a bit worrying, it's a stable shot @ 13MP/16:9 according to EXIF, and it's not looking sharp at all. http://androsym.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/20130221_163318.jpghttp://androsym.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/20130221_163714.jpg

14. Diego!

Posts: 854; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

It looks kinda wide too.

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