Samsung Galaxy S IV release date set for April 2013, may feature an "unbreakable" screen

Samsung Galaxy S IV release date set for April 2013, may feature an
Yeah, that's what we want to see - more rumors and info about the Galaxy S IV! What's undoubtedly the most successful series of Android models will surely return next year for another record-breaking launch.

The thing is that this latest rumor suggests that Samsung will be looking to release the Galaxy S IV in April 2013 - a month earlier than the Galaxy S III, which was launched in May this year. The sources do not bother to explain why they think so, but on the other hand, they let us know that Samsung might have a secret weapon in the works for the GS IV. It seems that the so-called Project J (codename for the GS IV) may come with a new type of screen, which is being referred to as "unbreakable". We have absolutely no idea how this "breakthrough" unbreakable screen has been achieved, but if this really turns out to be true, then it will be one great selling point for the Galaxy S IV.

In addition, the sources confirm our expectations of a larger and higher-resolution screen, possibly one with pixel density of 441 ppi - a big upgrade compared to the Galaxy S III's 306 ppi. If the GS IV indeed has a 441 ppi screen, then it's safe to say that it will probably feature a 5" display with 1080p resolution - same as the recently launched HTC DROID DNA for Verizon Wireless.

With such an amazing screen, if Samsung has really managed to make it unbreakable, we have no other option but to get super-excited about this eventual April release of the Galaxy S IV!

source: Reuters

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1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Maybe it'll feature that flexible amoled screen sammy has been working on, can't wait to see that!

4. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

wow unbreakable screen... Im waiting also for the S IV to destroy that F**^ng BLENDER

52. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Nothing is really unbreakable.

59. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

If screen is flexible, it may become unbreakable.

66. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011 you were saying? if it can take a hammer like that, it can sufficiently handle most of what can happen to your smartphone. typical Mxyzptlk...

69. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

That's what I'm talking about! Awesome find. But they'll probably put a glass on top of it, to prevent bending and scratching

76. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

I still can't get used to your new avatar...

79. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

xD i used to always have a Wallace Avatar.

90. tpranta

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 09, 2012

Does it mean it is scratch resistant too?

75. metalpoet unregistered

Mxyzptlk, I wonder if you comment on here just to piss everybody off. were all excited here about a device and get just had to kill the buzz. How about this you in br*d swine, grow up and come back when can play with the big boys.

96. legokangpalla

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Except for....time, f**k I don't know. Well if it comes to that, I guess it would be irrelevant.

53. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

besides the screen, people would really appreciate a better build quality. they should try something other than plastic.

68. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

The build quality of a product is so much more than a sturdy material. A tank can be complete fail regarding an overall quality no matter how hard armor you put on it. Anyway, the S3 is an excellent quality product (apart from being prone to screen cracking at a certain angle of impact )

70. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah, a tank is only as tough as the nuts and bolts holding it together.

85. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

I totally doubt that

22. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i'm pretty sure the unbreakable display IS Samsung's flexible YOMU Display or whatever it's called.

67. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011 now why are we thumbing me down?

73. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

hahaha.......good stuff king :)

93. Airforce

Posts: 70; Member since: Jul 24, 2012

you know Apple should better watch their backs..because the American market might fully SUBSCRIBE for Samsung's breakthrough phone..SIV..lets see if APPLE will sue Samsung again for Copyright or patents or Infringement

104. MichaelCris

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 26, 2012

Oh surely will be equipped with AIRBAGS xxxx

2. redmd

Posts: 1935; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I'll wait for the next generation of galaxy note. another big winner from Samsung I guess.

3. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 550; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

This time we dont want saturated colors but accurate colors with details like True HD IPS panel and some real innovation in camera section like lumia 920.

5. redmd

Posts: 1935; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I think the real innovation should be the pureview 808.

17. groupsacc

Posts: 232; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

Don't understand why people are fussed about the "saturated colours". You can change that in Display Profile setting to make it less "saturated", or if you are an overly colour sensitive psychopath you can use an adjustment app to change the RGB profiles. The screens are "saturated" only because of the factory samsung settings.

25. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

we will see an camera improvement cuz sammy is already massproducing his own camerasensor

72. bluescreen

Posts: 154; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

how do u know if " sammy" is male or female....awaiting further conformation

97. legokangpalla

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Hmm... My friend got a self-photo of him taken by iPhone 5 with IPS retina whatever. He took a photo of me with my phone which was Galaxy Note 2. Now, FYI I have a premature grey hair, nothing to be proud of, but obvious as hell. It is shame to say my grey hair was indistinguishable with his dark hair on IPS Your point is? I like the vivid HDR like color of AMOLED displays much better than the washed out, too bright, like an over exposed photo feel of most IPS screens.

6. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

My preferred screen size is 4".... It really sucks that every time they come out with a new device they have to increase the screen size. But 4" is my preference and everybody has their own too. And i would love an unbreakable screen... hurry up samsung. !

61. BadAssAbe

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

instead of wanting a 4in phone you should say you want a phone with a really thin form and size

7. OpTiMuS_BlAcK

Posts: 418; Member since: May 04, 2012

Have they found out how to turn 3310s into glass? o_O

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