As soon as Samsung confirmed to host the Galaxy S4 unpacking event at New York City on 14 March a month ago, Tech blogs are abuzz with speculations of what new specs Samsung's next generation smartphone would feature.
With hours left before the Galaxy S4's New York launch event, leaked images, video demos, and specs of Galaxy S4 have reached a crescendo on the internet.
The next generation Samsung device is expected to feature an impressive spec list which many believe will mark a new beginning in the smartphone evolution of the industry.
Here is an official picture of Galaxy S4 tweeted by Samsung Mobile US.
Top Expected Features of Galaxy S4 Include:
The next-generation Galaxy S4 is pegged to be one of the industry's first smartphone to feature the 8-core (Octa) Exynos 5 processor.
Popular Samsung community website, SamMobile, has clarified that US bound Galaxy S4 variant will pack a quad-core processor, while the international variant will feature the 8-core Exynos Octa CPU as earlier speculated.
Galaxy S4 is expected to feature an AMOLED full HD screen made from green PHOLED (Phosphorescent Organic Light Emitting Diodes) material which uses green and yellow colours to make the smartphone screen use less power i.e. 25 percent more efficient in terms of battery life than previous generation models.
Galaxy S4 is expected to be the industry's first smartphone to sport a 3D camera. The speculations gained some credibility when a patent application filed by Samsung in US Patent and Trademark was leaked online by the Patent Bolt website.
Galaxy S4 is expected to feature Samsung's new TouchWiz interface Nature UX 2.0 with fully revamped Menu options against a white background. Recently leaked videos have revealed that Galaxy S4 will come packed with an advanced eye enabled text browsing software called 'Smart Scroll' in addition to Smart Pause, Smart Stay and Smart Rotation and other innovative features.
Speculated Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S4 Include:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S4-GT19500|
|Display||5.0-inch Green PHOLED Full HD screen|
|OS||Android v4.2.2 OS (updated Jelly Bean)|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 5410 Octa-core processorwith 1.8GHz clock speed(US variant expected to feature quad-core
Processor with 1.8GHz clock speed)
|GPU||PowerVR SGX 544MP|
|Memory||Expected to ship in with 16GB,32GB &16GB models|
|Camera||Rear:13.0-megapixel 3D cameraFront: details unavailable|
|Dimensions||140.1 x 71.8 x 7.7 mm|
The Galaxy S4 launch event will kick off at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, and will be broadcasted live at the famous Times Square Junction on Thursday at 7:00 PM ET (Eastern Time). This India have to wait until 4:30 am on Friday.
(With inputs from SamMobile)