Possible Samsung Galaxy S IV render leak

Possible Samsung Galaxy S IV render leak
The big unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S IV is planned for next Thursday, so it's about time we got a potential leaked render of the device from a more reputable source. This leak comes from @evleaks, who has had a record of solid leaks including leaked promo photos of the HTC DROID DNA before its release. Earlier this evening, @evleaks tweeted two images that look to show off the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV.

Although, right from the first glance, we wonder if this is a leak of what the Samsung Galaxy S IV will look like, or if it is a leak of what the promotional materials will look like with a place-holder image in the position where the IV would be. In the images, the supposed S IV has no real distinguishing features at all. Gone is the traditional home button, and it looks like Samsung may have abandoned capacitive buttons all together. The device has a more rectangular shape to it, which does match leaked cases we saw. 

The leak also seems to confirm the specs that we thought we would see. Based on the size of the device relative to the older Galaxy S models, it looks to be a 5" screen, and the materials label it as Super AMOLED and "full HD". The leak also says a 13MP camera, storage options of 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB, with 2GB of RAM, and Android 4.2 at launch. 

What do you think? Is this the real thing?

source: @evleaks 1 & 2 via Droid Life

UPDATE: Alas, that's just a placeholder and not an actual leaked Samsung Galaxy S IV rendering. The original image can be seen at Expansys.

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1. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Fake, that render severely lacks details and 3D perception compared to the other phones in the back ground

4. Diego!

Posts: 871; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

I agree. This screams fake at first sight.

35. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

A fake based on the leaked dark photos, the creator used those curves and made the elements Note II-like. That photo which was leaked in December with the physical button and the official release date is the real deal.

5. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

agree and there is no home button too

11. StopTheilluminati

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

On Screen buttons duh!!!

23. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

lol you really think samsung going to ditch the home button especially after they just put it on there latest note 8 tablet


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Exactly, the home button is here to stay.

31. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

and there is no physical home button.

42. timtimity

Posts: 196; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

It might just be me, but it looks too wide to be real

2. sithvenger

Posts: 371; Member since: Aug 25, 2012

Wow...I hope that's not it. The GS3 is much better looking. Note 3, or math.

3. Atrixboyyy

Posts: 597; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

The screen difference between the S4 & S3 looks a little bigger then the .19 that it is

10. alila2

Posts: 169; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

i agree the S4 seems to be more like a 5.5 - 5.8 screen compared with the S3 but i like the less bezel .

6. Katrina

Posts: 84; Member since: Aug 17, 2012

if it is, sorry same design. please think of something better sammy. fire the design department and hire someone better seriously.

24. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Why can't they make a galaxy device with a full metal body? Plastic feels really cheap.

7. technut

Posts: 205; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

25. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

the aspect ratio and top and bottom bezel do not match...this leak shows that the bottom bezel is half the size of the top bezel and the link you gave shows the top and bottom bezel to be equal

8. StopTheilluminati

Posts: 8; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Wow that's what I call innovation!!!

9. christianaipp

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

I can make that on paint

12. Technobri

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

If this is real, than I'm gonna have to go with the htc one... This design just looks so plain compared to the one

13. GMS85

Posts: 216; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Nothing new!

14. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

No home button? On screen ones? I see progress :O

15. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

fake or not its still PLASTIC!!!

16. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

The home button will stay with the S IV, as reported... This may be a fake.

17. shamataa

Posts: 257; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

it's fake b/c its way too wide to be a GS4. Note 3 is more of a look alike.

18. Tux_Alan

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Wow... Really? Who the hell would think that's a real phone.... It has no texture whatsoever... this is a poorly made photoshop... wow

19. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

If real, then it is totally misproportioned. A 5 inch screen with less bezel than the Xperia ZL wouldn't look that wide and fat, unless they used some retarded aspect ratio like the 4:3 Optimus Vu. I hope not, that thing was butt ugly. If it was 16:9 like it should be, then it would look a lot sleeker than that. Looks too fat Samsung, you better not release something like this.

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21. serge327

Posts: 79; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

Samsung always have no good in phone design compare to SONY... Hope samsung can improve their phone design.

22. nahidimani

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

If this real then HTC One is for me...

26. ar2730

Posts: 42; Member since: May 24, 2012

I believe ol' Sammy said they weren't really too concerned with the hardware because it would be the software that MADE the device. I don't about all that because if it looks boring like this I doubt they will hit their hopeful 100 million projection....

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