Samsung Galaxy S4
Samsung's latest Galaxy S4 phone is seen during its launch at the Radio City Music Hall in New York March 14, 2013Reuters

Samsung's biggest offering of the year 2013 - Galaxy S4 - will be launched in India on 26 April.

The South Korean tech giant has started sending out the invites for the launch event which is going to held in Delhi. According to reports, the successor of Galaxy S3 will come to India with a price tag of ₹42,000 and will be available for a street price of about ₹40,000. It is not clear whether the company will start rolling out the handset to retail stores on the same day of the launch. However, considering the earlier indications, Galaxy S4 is likely to hit the shelves in the first week of May. The company might also start taking pre-orders officially from the same day of the launch.

Samsung's fourth generation Galaxy smartphone will release in more than 30 countries on 26 April. Earlier reports suggested that the device will come to India on 25 April.

On the specificationS font, Galaxy S4 sports a 4.99-inch 1920x1080 pixel Super AMOLED display with 441 ppi and runs on Android v4.2.2 OS Jelly Bean. The device features a 13.0-megapixel primary camera and a 2.0-megapixel pixel front-facing camera. Among its new features are Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, Samsung WatchON and S Voice Drive.

Galaxy S4 comes in three storage options - 16GB, 32GB and 64GB - and in two variants - one with an octa-core processor clocked to 1.6GHz and the other with a 1.9GHz quad-core chip. Most of the European countries will get the phone with 1.9GHz Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor. The Indian version of the phone will be powered by the Exynos 5 Octa Processor.