Though nobody is sure about the names of the Samsung and the Apple’s next generation smartphones, you can't dismiss the fact that rumors and leaks are buzzing about Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Apple iPhone 5s. Rumor has it that Samsung may release Galaxy S4 in April, 2013 while Apple is expected to release the iPhone 5s in June or July, 2013.
Rumors suggest that Samsung Galaxy S 4 will feature an S-pen stylus. The rumors also suggest that the device will be 9.1 mm in thickness. Samsung has already shown the quality and performance of its S-pen stylus in its previous models - Galaxy Note and Note 2.
According to a Korean Web site Enuri, the Galaxy S 4 will come with a 5 inch AMOLED display, which according to a Russian website Rozetked, will be called 'Grand AMOLED Display'. The phone will also be equipped with a full HD 1080×1920 resolution, quad-core processor, a frequency of 2.0 MHz, and a 13-megapixel camera.
The biggest rumored feature of the new phone is the laser keyboard. Though the technology is in use for some years, it has not been implemented in any smartphone so far. The Galaxy S 4 is expected to come into the market in April this year with rumored Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie operating system.Galaxy S 4's camera will also be a key feature in competition with iPhone 5S. The iPhone features only 8 mp camera, however Samsung's 13 mp camera will surely be the winner.
Little is known of the Galaxy S4 design though a recent report suggests that it may be thicker than the Galaxy S3. The report suggests that it will be 9.1mm thick, much thicker than the iPhone 5. That would be a little strange given that smartphones, especially high-end ones, are slimming down so it could be that that information is off base. A look at a possible design for the Galaxy S4 can be seen in the video below.
With the release of Galaxy S4, Samsung can challenge Apple's upcoming iPhone - 5S. The iPhone 5S is expected to come with improved features of iPhone 5.
If Apple doesn't change the design and the screen, Samsung will gain an upper hand with Galaxy S4. Presently, iPhone 5 comes with a 4 inch Retina display, and Samsung's 5 inch 'Grand AMOLED Display' will definitely give tough time to Apple.
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