Samsung may announce the Galaxy S IV on March 15

Samsung may announce the Galaxy S IV on March 15
Those Samsung fanatics at SamMobile are at it again with a new rumor about the possible announcement date of the Galaxy S IV. According to it, the much-anticipated handset will get unveiled on March 15, and will be released in early April. The source claims that March 15 is when Samsung's next unpacked event is going to take place. This actually contradicts the previous rumor we heard about the Galaxy S IV announcement date, which claimed that Samsung is to introduce it on March 22. Of course, we wouldn't mind it at all if the new rumor turns out to be correct.

The Galaxy S IV is then expected to hit most European markets by the end of April, while the Americas, Australia and Africa are said to get it sometime in May or June - a two month delay similar to what we've observed with previous Galaxy S launches.

As most of our readers surely know, the GS IV is expected to be one of the hottest Android phones of the year, due to the great popularity of the series. Unofficial sources claim that the new model will step things up with a larger, 5" 1080p display, the recently-announced Exynos 5 Octa SoC, 2GB RAM and a 13MP camera. All of this will surely be powered by the latest version of Android, which is 4.2 Jelly Bean. Of course, don't forget about Samsung's own TouchWiz user interface, which will probably also get an overhaul of its own. The first versions of this UI were pretty poor in terms of design and responsiveness, but Samsung made a big step forward with its latest iteration last year - the Nature UX, so we're looking forward to seeing what new stuff the manufacturer has come up with for 2013.

source: SamMobile

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32 Comments

32. Integer

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Back to the camera: A Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 1/3.2 sensor with an f2.6 lens. This sensor is 57.91 smaller than a Full Frame camera sensor. i.e. to have the same image quality (per pixel) as say a 5D Mk III, the resolution of this size sensor would need to be: roughly 380 KP (0.38MP) The New Galaxy Camera has a larger sensor (1/2.3) than the S3, so this would translate to: 31.81x smaller than a Full Frame. 690KP (0.69MP) Optimizing the s3 camera for a 1080p (2MP screen) would translate to a 2MP camera that is 1/5th the image quality of a top end 5D III (per pixel) Optimizing the galaxy cam camera for a 1080p (2MP screen) would translate to a 2MP camera that is 1/3rd the image quality of a top end 5D III (per pixel) Now seriously here, what would you rather have? A 1080P image that is 1/3 to 1/5th the image quality as a cropped Pro camera, or a 8MP – 13MP – 16MP image that is ~1/50th the quality that needs to be re-scaled to even view it anyway? I mean seriously…

31. Integer

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

And I suppose the fact that there are three a's in "Samsung Galaxy" is where March comes from?

27. Boost

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S IV....I = 1 and V = 5. March 15?

26. Integer

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Why do they always put embarrassing cameras in android phones? If I left it at that, the first thing someone will reply with, is that this new phone will have a 13MP camera. As if microscopic pixels that are intended to collect light is somehow better than larger ones. I understand people are dumb, and to most, more MP is better, but common, the engineers know that isn't true, why not leave it to them, and install a larger sensor with fewer pixels that's actually usable...

23. TheMan

Posts: 494; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

So...June.

22. drnggaj33

Posts: 127; Member since: Feb 29, 2012

there are only 3 phones i want the sam s4 or the moto xphone or the new google phone im gonna wait 6-8 months...good yr for andriod again

21. davecann2

Posts: 460; Member since: Mar 15, 2011

I'm an Apple fan but I can not wait for this phone to hit!!!!

20. SuperNexus

Posts: 127; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

So the beast is coming on March 22. I want to see this beast in Action.

18. troutsy

Posts: 384; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, can I please have your attention. I've just been handed an urgent and horrifying news story. I need all of you to stop what you're doing and listen. Samsung might announce future phones that they plan to sell some time this year!

25. bigmikey23

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 06, 2011

LMAO! Baxter?! Baxter Is that you? Bark twice if your in Milwaukee! Best movie ever.

16. jonartpop

Posts: 201; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

I never doubt Samsung when it comes to specs on their flagship. I can't wait for the new UI, features and innovation. And I hope the battery will last much much longer than S3.

15. nikenturd unregistered

As much as I soooo want this phone...I had to wait for the Holiday release of the Note 3...this will make me Jealous till the holidays lol

11. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I'm eagerly waiting for this...

10. Armor

Posts: 52; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Still running the same old Boring Android OS!!! Go Blackberry Z10!! The new standard!!

14. nikenturd unregistered

Errr....there are tons of launchers and customizations available out there...Blackberry has NONE...how is that boring?

9. nikenturd unregistered

Blackberry Z10 = Dead On Arrival

4. ffaarrooqq

Posts: 65; Member since: May 26, 2011

Wow. Great news to hear.

3. ama3654

Posts: 295; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

Phone of the year by a wide margin, WATCH!!!

6. BadAssAbe

Posts: 509; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Heck might be phone of the decade if it comes with the first unbreakable FHD AMOLED Screen, i cant imagine any thing better 2000/2010 was either The original Moto Razr or iPhone something

2. XperiaUser unregistered

OMG .... January - Xperia Z, February- HTC M7, March- GS4, and what is gonna release in April :D

5. BadAssAbe

Posts: 509; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Just walking by

7. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Motorola X

8. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note III MOSTER

30. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

no, the MONSTER will be released after the x phone, nexus 5,LG's flagship phone(which could be released with the nexus 5) and the iphone 5s........

12. imsickwithsmartphone

Posts: 153; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

ANDROID SUPER DUPER MONSTERS SMARTPHONE!!!!!! this will absolutely come in April *just dreaming XD

13. ravigill

Posts: 25; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

in April GS4 IN OUR HANDS...........

17. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Motorola x!

19. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Casio G'zone commando 2/ Type L is rumored to be released in April in the US

24. dan86

Posts: 298; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

One thing to note here is that Galaxy SIV is not going to launch before Google's I/O event which itself is scheduled in May. But keep the rumors on high as we all like it.

28. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

New monster movie: Staring the Iphone 5.00...00061, GS4, M7, DNA, and Xperia Z Droids fight to save the world from the evil iPhone 5.00.....000061(10th generation)

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