Samsung Galaxy S IV to ditch Exynos and AMOLED?
Much of the hype surrounding the recent rumors regarding Samsung's Galaxy S IV had the latest flagship sporting an Exynos 8-core chip along with other Samsung-specific tech, but some fresh rumors has it that the S IV may actually abandon core Samsung-developed tech in favor of components from other firms.
Looks and Features
- A polycarbonate body with aluminum stripes at the sides.
- Only one physical Home button and two capacitive touch buttons.
- Removable battery.
- 140 mm tall, 71 mm wide and 7.7 mm thick.
- A 4.99″ Full HD SoLux display.
- Full HD 1080p resolution with a pixel density of 440 pixels per inch.
- 13 megapixel camera with a resolution of 4128 x 3096.
- Full HD 1080p resolution @ 30fps
- Front facing 2.1 megapixel camera 1080p
- Samsung Orb, which is a 360 degree panorama feature
- Qualcomm APQ 8064T Snapdragon 600 SoC
- 1.9 GHz quad core Krait 300 processor
- 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM and Adreno 320 Graphics Processing Unit.
Storage and Connectivity
- 16GB, 32GB and the 64GB version, all of which will be expandable upto 64GB via microSD card.
- GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA upto 42 Mbps and HSUPA upto 5.8 Mbps
- Latest Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and EDR
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n dual band, DLNA, Wi-Fi HotSpot and Wi-Fi Direct
- MicroUSB v2.0 with USB on-the-go support.
- NFC (Near Field Communication).
The pricing is expected to be similar to the way it was done for S3. The unlocked price is rumored to be $699.