Samsung Confirms Galaxy S4 Release On March 14; Check Out Final List Of Rumored Specs

By Binu Paul email: | Feb 25, 2013 06:59 AM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

Samsung has finally cleared the hullabaloo around the release date of its much-awaited Galaxy S4 smartphone, the biggest single rival to Apple's iPhone. Samsung has set March 14 as the launch date once and for all.

Follow us

The South Korean electronic major choose to unveil the successor of Galaxy S3, its best-selling smartphone model, in New York, taking the intense smartphone battle to Apple's turf reportedly due to increasing requests from the U.S. mobile carriers.

Samsung has officially confirmed to Reuters that it will release Galaxy S4 on March 14. "We introduced the Galaxy S3 in London last year, and this time we changed the venue (to New York)... as we were bombarded with requests from U.S. mobile carriers to unveil the Galaxy S4 in the country," Samsung Electronics' mobile division chief JK Shin was quoted as saying on the Edaily news Web site, Reuters reports.

Meanwhile, AllThingsD has also received confirmation about the March 14 release and New York as the location; however, the Samsung representative declined to give out further details. Digging much into the developments, CNET reports that Samsung will send out invitations this morning for a 'Samsung Unpacked' event in New York for next month. Though the invitation does not elaborate on the event, the report claims that a high-level executive has confirmed that that Galaxy S4 will make its debut there.

Galaxy fans were disappointed to hear the recent rumor that the smartphone will come without the much-anticipated Exynos processor and AMOLED display. Instead, the Galaxy S4 will feature a Snapdragon 600 processor and full HD SoLux Display.

Samsung confirmed the release date just as the Mobile World Congress (MWC) kicked off in Barcelona where the company unveiled the 8-inch version of its Galaxy Note tablet.

Here is the final list of specifications at this point in time as listed out by SamMobile.

 - 4,99-inch Full-HD SoLux Display.

 - Snapdragon 600 1.9 Ghz.

 - 2 GB RAM.

 - 16, 32 and 64 GB storage variants.

 - 13 Megapixel camera.

- 140.1 x 71.8 x 7.7mm dimension.

- 138 gram.

- Home button with touch buttons.

- Plastic back with aluminum sides.

- Removable battery.

- Two colors - Black/White.

Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

© 2013 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

Featured Video : Ericsson Announces World-Leading Launches Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2014

Join Our Conversation

AT&T GoPhoneAT&T GoPhone customers get more data, new Wi-Fi hotspot option at no additional cost
iPhone 5S sale: $99.99 on-contract with AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint from Radio Shack
Siri ‘GoogolPlex’ hack adds lots of great new functionality – Here’s how and what you can do
Sony Xperia Z2 Compact leaked images reveal promising details
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon LogoAmazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC LogoHTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google DowntimeGoogle blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
Chrome Remote Desktop app for AndroidChrome Remote Desktop for Android now available for free from Google Play
Adobe Lightroom mobile hits the iPad, coming soon to iPhones
Apple updates Mac iWork for iCloud suite – What’s new in Pages, Numbers and Keynote?
Microsoft launches Office for iPad, makes Office Mobile free on Android and iPhones
Copyright © 2014 Mobile & Apps All rights reserved. mobilenapps