Samsung Galaxy S5 unveiling could be February 23 at pre-MWC event, new TouchWiz interface in tow

Perennial leaker Eldar Murtazin spilled some beans today on the eventual Galaxy S5 unveiling, claiming that the flagship will be announced February 23 at Samsung's 6pm event in Barcelona, a day before the MWC expo officially commences...
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50 Comments

26. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Phone makers should start looking at fan-concept-designs, sometimes those renders look better than the actual thing.

28. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Samsung new Touchwiz is basically Windows Phone largest Tiles. Samsung is now a Tiled OS, no more Icons, I don't see how anyone with any self respect could keep buying these imitation of others products. Im sure the hardware will be very impressive, but the software is typical Samsung, imitate the next best thing.

32. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Windows 8 metro is basically giant ugly icons and wp fans sudden claim it to be like flipboard. Weird.

37. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Explainâť”

42. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Live Tiles are beautiful, elegant and productive, that is why Samsung has moved from Icons and jumped onto the Tile train. Also Windows Phone Live Tiles existed before Flipboard.

41. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

OMG, why didn't you yell before? If you think so, then why didn't you bother about this TouchWiz version? It has notification bar, just like others! It has app menu, just like others! It has widgets, just like others! And so on... That is so shameful they copied all this stuff. I should die, wao...

46. wilsong17 unregistered

i smell a hater

50. hurrycanger

Posts: 1756; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

You're dead wrong. Icons are still there like they have always been.

31. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Ho much do you get paid by Apple?

33. doubler86

Posts: 320; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

Ya no, Samsung will have their own event

38. techguyone

Posts: 214; Member since: May 18, 2013

Lets hope when samsung announce the S5 they do a better job than with the S4, that unveiling was shockingly cringeworthy

39. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

They scared of that iphone 6 coming in June. Sammy won't have as much time on the market this year without a new iphone. It also sounds like apple will have a phablet waiting for the note 4. It's over Sammy!

40. williamdroid

Posts: 125; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Yeah, i doubt a phablet from Apple is something Samsung should worry about. it'll just be like an iPad Mini...mini. Unless Apple copies Samsung's Multiwindow feature.

47. wilsong17 unregistered

lol its going to be a 4 inch screen all the same bs all just rumor every week i see a article saying apple will release a iphone like the note 3

43. RudioX

Posts: 13; Member since: Jun 07, 2009

Will probably buy if camera has OIS optical image stabilization, if not bye bye samsung, welcome the next Nokia Lumia or LG G3 or the Sony Z2

48. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

For your information, samsung's digital image stalization works better then z1 n lg g2's OIS... ofcourse fall behind then nokia

45. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Well this guy has flopped with his predictions so many times now that you have to take his word with a hand full of salt. Also predicting before or after mwc as a release date is something anyone can make.

49. nothingmuch

Posts: 201; Member since: May 03, 2013

Well I will predict I'll release something before mwc!!! At the throne tonight! XD

51. gordonbrown505

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

I think its time to consider changing my phone.Good job Samsung:)

52. muqtadir

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

it looks like s5 will have dual boot option with tizen and android OS,and about new touchwiz i think its tizen's UI
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