Samsung Galaxy S4 to be announced in the US in March?
We’ve already heard that the Samsung Galaxy S4 could start shipping in April. Now, a new report claims that the handset might be officially announced in March, during a Samsung Unpacked event held in the US.
The report comes from Korean website Asiae. Unfortunately, it isn’t based on official information, and there’s no word on exactly when the event will take place (it may happen towards the end of March). In any case, Samsung has all the reasons to hurry the launch of its new flagship smartphone. As I said last week, if the South Korean company manages to release the S4 in the US months before Apple intros its new iPhone (or iPhones), sales numbers are likely to be very high.
Samsung has good relationships with virtually all relevant mobile carriers in the US. This means the Galaxy S4 will be widely available Stateside.
The Galaxy S4 should come with Samsung’s new Exynos 5 Octa processor. A 5 inch Super AMOLED Full HD display is also expected, alongside Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, 2GB of RAM, a 13MP rear camera, wireless charging capabilities, and a 2,600 mAh battery. At the moment, there is no accurate image of the new Galaxy, so its design is still a mystery (what you’re seeing above is just a concept).
Samsung sold 40 million Galaxy S III smartphones around the world in 7 months, and about the same amount of Galaxy S II units in 20 months. Let’s wait and see how much it will take for the new S4 to reach a similar milestone.