Samsung Galaxy S IV to keep the home button, touchless gesture navigation mentioned again

The insiders mentioned that the speculated touchless gesture functionality will indeed be coming with Samsung's flagship in April, and that's what might have gotten folks assuming that an alternative input method means S Pen stylus, rather than the sensitive screen tech rumored to allow UI navigation without touching the display that is expected...
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44 Comments

21. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

plastic is good to maintain weight but urghhhh i hope S4 is more a looker than S3

27. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

of course plastic is more flexible and it makes it less prone to damage, but the glass which is used for Z is a tempered one which makes it durable enough.

42. joesseth

Posts: 61; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

drop test

19. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

glass for front panel only :D no for back glass.. dont want it.. and i dont want to be very careful with my phone

15. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

physical button... :(

16. mohammadchik

Posts: 6; Member since: May 28, 2011

I would prefer all physical button including return and menu button. Always accidental on that button..annoy and interfere..

20. NickNackz

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 13, 2013

I just want to know the specs. Confirmed specs..

26. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

:@ no home buttons dammit >.

29. bparkerson unregistered

Physical buttons seem so yesterday and unless designed correctly look cheap. Especially over time when lint, dirt, or whatever finds it's way into the crevices between and around the buttons. I try to keep my device clean and physical buttons can make this quite a chore. The Galaxy Nexus won me over on on-screen buttons in every aspect!

32. voxmarc

Posts: 339; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

Good that they keep the physical home button, that give us more screen rather than screen size being reduced because of the on screen home icons. ..

34. linas_ltu

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I hope they will make their AMOLED screen bright enough to be in the same class as LCD screens. I own GS3 and my girlfriend has One X. I am jealous of the real bright screen I would say.

36. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

want to make the s3 screen brighter?? uncheck the auto adjust screen inside the display setting.. then use the dynamic screen mode.. after that use bright wallpaper than compare it once again with your friend's one x screen.. you'll not dissapoint.. :)

37. becauseiamawsome

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 13, 2013

I like PIE

44. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

It's not like we can vote for the physical home button or not. It's too late. And let's remember, the S4 is a Samsung phone, not a Google phone.
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