The smartphone industry has been following uptrend from past some time, and popularity bar for them was at peak in 2012, the year in which giants Apple and Samsung launched their flagship devices. Samsung Galaxy S3 brought a revolution in Android market. The South Korean company claimed to reach the millions of sales count in just a few days. The company is still tasting the success with its Galaxy S3. The rumors about the successor of Galaxy S3 have been hitting the web for a long time. Just ride the waves of web and you will find thousands of rumors about the upcoming flagship device.
Well, the rumors about Samsung Galaxy S4 are evidence that how much curiosity is there among everyone about its launch. The wreath for this extreme level of brand setup goes to Samsung Galaxy S3. After getting good feature-set in Galaxy S3, the expectations from Galaxy S4 are at extreme level. The South Korean Firm has not announced anything about the features and release date, but according to rumors, it is most likely to hit the market in first quarter of 2013. Check out the specs of Samsung Galaxy S4 (Rumored).
Samsung Galaxy S3 did not only impress the customers with its internal features, but also with its outer look. After all, a device can only attract the people if its outer look is good. While most of the smartphones tend to go thinner, Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumored to go thicker as compared to its predecessor. Samsung Galaxy S3 is only 8.6 mm thick while the Galaxy S4 is rumored to be 9.1 mm. It will be really surprising if it happens actually.
● 2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
● 3G Network : HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
● 4G Network : LTE
Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumored to support the Micro-SIM Sim type only. So the lightning fast Internet will be there in Galaxy S4 as well. But nothing is in the rumors about the names of Wireless carriers, with which Samsung Galaxy S4 will tie-up.
Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumored to come up with 5.0 inches screen size. So one more addition in ‘Phablets’ list is most likely to happen. The Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen will offer 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and ~441 ppi pixel density with Multi Touch feature. The Corning Gorilla Glass 2 is expected to be there with intent to protect the screen from scratches or any other kind of damage. The same protection is there in Samsung Galaxy S3.
Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumored to come up with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Previously, the rumors were there that it would come up with Android 5.0 OS. This was hard to accept as the Android 50 is itself not yet there in market. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean would be good OS in its new upcoming flagship device of Samsung.
Samsung Galaxy S3 does come with good processing speed. So upgrade is expected in this aspect. According to the rumors, the processor in the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be Quad-core 2GHz Cortex-A15 and Chipset will be Exynos 5450 Quad. Though nothing can be said from the count only. But still, this particular specs will make the Samsung Galaxy S4 to be fastest smartphone till date.
Samsung is known to provide good camera in its smartphones, and this was seen in the Galaxy S2 as well. Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to target the photography enthusiasts with its 13 MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash and other features like Simultaneous HD video and image recording, , touch focus, geo-tagging face, HDR and image stabilization. This will allow the users to shoot full HD video of 1080 pixels quality. Of course, secondary camera of good quality will be there for nice video chatting experience.
The GPRS and EDGE connectivity will be there to enjoy the web on the go. For wireless connectivity, it will pack Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, dual-band and Wi-Fi Direct. The Bluetooth and NFC will also provide the wireless connectivity, while the microUSB v2.0 (MHL) port will provide another connectivity option.
2 GB of DDR RAM and 16GB internal memory are rumored to be there in Samsung Galaxy S4. User can expand the storage capacity to up to 64GB via microSD card.
As the Apple is also expected to come up with its iPhone 5S in this year, so the price will be low so as to attract the customers. Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to come up with the price tag of around $199. The price in India will go near around Rs. 40,000.
Well, there is not any announcement about this smartphone by manufacturer. Rumors indicate that Samsung Galaxy S4 will hit the market in the first quarter of this year 2013.
If the rumored specs go true, then Samsung Galaxy S4 is most likely to break all the records of success. But it would not be good to say anything at this moment. We will have to wait to hear something about Galaxy S4 from the manufacturer. Stay Tuned!