We have gathered this week’s top rumours and information about the next flagship smartphone from Korean tech giant.
New York Launch on March 14
Samsung officially announced that it would hold launching ceremony of the Galaxy S4 in United States New York city on March 14. According to some sources the launching event has been shifted to US on request of cellular companies.
Dotted Back of Galaxy S4
A tweet from SamsungMobile hinted that back of the Galaxy S4 could be dotted with elaborating what does it mean by ‘Dotted Back’.
Cheaper Galaxy S4?
As reports regarding cheaper iPhone model, dubbed as iPhone 6 mini or iPhone Math or iPhone Mini, emerge some tech analysts expect that Samsung could review its pricing strategy.
Usually the starting price of Galaxy S series starts from $199 for 16GB device with carrier c ontract while 32 GB device costs $249. Similarly non-contract devices cost $599 for 16GB and $640 for 32 GB device.
Though there are chances that the same prices to continue for Galaxy S4, Samsung may be thinking about reviewing its pricing strategy to keep its flagship smartphone competitive throughout the year.
Galaxy S4 apps
Apps are the most interesting phenomena for most of smartphone users. This week some unique apps have emerged which would likely to be part of Galaxy S4.
SoLux Display and SnapDragon 620 Processor
Earlier it was reported that Samsung would use its full HD AMOLED display with 4.99 inch screen for the Galaxy S4; however on last Saturday SamMobile has reported that due to some technical reasons Samsung may switch to full HD SoLux display instead of AMOLED Display.
The same report also discussed that Samsung might drop its fastest mobile processor Exynos 5 Octa for overheating problem as well as for being incompatible with LTE. QualComm’s quad core SnapDragon 620 Processor is likely to replace the Exynos 5 Octa.