Liveblog: Samsung's announcement of the Galaxy S IV

Liveblog: Samsung's announcement of the Galaxy S IV
The time has come! Samsung is about to announce the Galaxy S IV at a loud event in New York City, and you can be sure that we'll be there to enjoy the show live (and to get the chance of playing with the new device). As you might have seen, we've posted the official webcast of the event, but if that's just not your thing, or you're simply looking for a laid-back liveblog coverage, you've come to the right place!

The event is scheduled to begin at 7PM ET | 6PM CT | 5PM MT | 4PM PT | 11PM GMT. Just hang around and the updates from the event will start to populate the liveblog below!


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  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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66 Comments

1. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Yes c'mon.samsung

13. jsdechavez

Posts: 800; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Samsung just might one up the HTC One with a Galxy S IV with an even lower megapixel count!!! haha

26. RiseAgainst94

Posts: 281; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

And be ever more terrible than the GS3 in low light! Haha

20. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

ain't nobody got time for that :P

33. RiseAgainst94

Posts: 281; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

It looks the exact same. Samsung continues to make fun of Apple and then follows their lead? pathetic.

36. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

!!! Here is a new idea why we may still didn't saw a real Samsung Galaxy S IV !!! When I was looking at the leaked Samsung Galaxy S IV videos, I have noticed that front part of phones body is a bit transparent and looks like a glass fiber material or something like that. Sometimes manufacturers use such materials for test units and that may mean that leaked images and videos still may be just of an prototype and not the real Samsung Galaxy S IV design... So, what all you think about my conspiracy theory??? :D

2. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

i hate the desgin samsung but lets hope for the best.

4. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I think the best is yet to come.

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I just hope they don't make it like a GS3.2 since the leaked pics seem otherwise

27. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I hope those leaked pics were of the refreshed GS3 that was rumored a few days ago; it called for a bigger battery and an improved display which kind of matches the pictures. Also, the leaked pictures had an earpiece, whereas the pic from Samsung of the upper half of the GS4 doesn't.

5. Suraj3337

Posts: 45; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Shows us a better design!

6. josephnero

Posts: 780; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Ray S?

7. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

reveal the price of the Galaxy Note 8.0

8. sunny131089

Posts: 22; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Dude arent you a bit early fr d event

9. KingOmar

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Come one Samsung! Show all the haters what you can do

14. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

and they don't need you to tell that but they definitely want your money, go buy an s4 if u support them, you know that they don't listen to u from pa...

10. ahfpired

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

I really hate that button in the middle. Just put the standard jelly bean buttons and that's it.

28. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

they really need to ditch that and come up with a decent desgin,gs3 design was pretty lame compared to other offerings on the market. sammy stop behaving like apple!! iphone 4,4s,5. designs are practically the same. you need to refresh the design every year sammy!!!

11. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

Sammy is best at tweaking the software to its full potential but it drastically lacks in Design & choice of premium materials..... Well lets keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best ....

12. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

the design should be better, even if the s4 comes with better features, the customers will feel that the htc one looks so beautiful and the xperia z is water, dust proof...

30. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

xperia z is beautiful too. htc and sony are two of the few companys that kep updating the designs of their phones. sammy is just lazy

15. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

fail.

16. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

One question! Will the Galaxy S4 be able to make fun of iPhone 5S or Math or iPhone 6?

23. s.mrabet

Posts: 147; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

the S3 can do that functions wise...

17. cloud_atlas1991

Posts: 62; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I think it'd be better if they FAIL this time around. So that they would know where they f**ked up. And in turn fight back with a really mad device. Like what HTC did. If I own a GS3 or a Note 2, I would definitely NOT upgrade to this one. But if I own a Droid DNA, I'd easily sell it to buy the One. So, mayday for Sammy.

18. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

its felling like an exam even though paper is leaked but still waiting that those are fake lol..

19. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

ain't nobody got time for that :P

21. rustyimtiaz

Posts: 44; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

No wireless charging, Same S3 design!! (n) But if samsung shows something which we cudnt imagine then i'm in!!! (y)

35. bluescreen

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

iphone 5 new the s4 was coming out today and decided to spontaneously combust rather than face defeat lol....so far not that big of a fan of the s4 either im hoping the note 3 is better

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