s4 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.

Galaxy S 4 release date Samsung Galaxy S IV to ditch Exynos and AMOLED?

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. 

Screen

  • A 4.99″ Full HD SoLux display.
  • Full HD 1080p resolution with a pixel density of 440 pixels per inch. 

Camera

  • 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

Internals

  • 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).

Pricing

The pricing is expected to be similar to the way it was done for S3. The unlocked price is rumored to be $699.