AT&T will open for pre-orders starting April 16th. The Samsung Galaxy S IV will cost you $249.99 with a qualifying two-year agreement. No date was giving when the handset will actually arrive, but in the mean time you can follow this link to sign-up for more information.
Verizon and Sprint have been silent about a launch date or pre-order information. T-Mobile has mentioned that the smartphone would be available by May 1st, but no additional information has been released.
This morning T-Mobile held their Un-Carrier Event, but before things took off the carrier started flipping on their 4G / LTE network in 7 major cities before the official announcement.
T-Mobile talked it’s “Simple Choice plan” which eliminates annual service contracts for consumers and allows them to move to one simple rate plan that offers unlimited text, talk and web.
With the new Simple Choice plans customers start with one line at $50 a month and receive unlimited talk, text and web with 500MB of data. A second line will cost you an additional $30 a month and each line after will cost you $10. If you feel 500MB isn’t enough (it isn’t), you can pay an additional $10 per line for 2GB of data. Unlimited 4G / LTE data is available for $20 more a month per line. Read more
Today is Samsung’s big day and the company has been advertising “Be Ready 4 The Next Galaxy” in Time Square as they prepare to announce the Galaxy S IV tonight.
LG has decided to make their presence known. Above Samsung’s ad space LG placed an ad that simply states “LG Optimus G is here 4 you now!”
That’s great marketing by LG, but Samsung faithful will be unfazed as the event unfolds tonight.
Samsung released the next part of their teaser video of Jeremy, the secret messenger for Samsung Unpacked 2013. As any normal kid, once Jeremy got home he couldn’t wait to take another peek into the box.
As Jeremy looks into the box he shares that it’s “his favorite color” leading us to believe the Samsung Galaxy S IV will be available in various colors. Amazed by the bright lights coming from inside the box he says “It’s unreal, totally amazing”.
The Galaxy S IV was never shown, but their Unpacked event is in 4 short days.
It’s been reported by The New York Times that the Samsung Galaxy S IV will come with eye scrolling. This feature was tipped off by someone who had the chance of trying out Samsung’s new flagship handset were he described the feature as new and exciting.
The phone is able to track your eyes and determine where or when to scroll. It’s exactly like it sounds, if you’re reading an article and reach the bottom of page the software will automatically scroll down for more text.
Now if I can tap on links by blinking I am sold. We will find out if this feature truly is incorporated on March 14th.
Samsung has released a teaser video of the much anticipate Samsung Galaxy S IV that is gearing up to make it’s appearance in Time Square on March 14th. Samsung is really going all out to grab the interest of smartphone users. After media invites went out, Samsung has invited everyone to watch the unveiling live in Time Square.
In the video you meet Jeremy, the secret messenger for Samsung Unpacked 2013. Jeremy is given a box that he is allowed to take a peek inside of. This is part one of what appears to be a series of people trying to see what Jeremy is keeping in the totally top secret box.
The Galaxy S IV is going to be announced March 15th with the device being available in Europe and Asia beginning in April. The U.S., Australia and Africa will be able to get their hands on the Galaxy device in the May / June time frame. We know March is around the corner, so the company is expected to send out invitations after Mobile World Congress that takes place later this month.
The Samsung Unpacked Event hasn’t be confirmed by Samsung themselves, but a trusted insider confirmed the date March 15th to SamMobile that there will be an announcement on the Galaxy S IV.
- 4.99 inch Super AMOLED Full HD display
- Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean (Out of box)
- Exynos 5 Octa (8-core) CPU
- Mali-T658 (8-core) GPU
- 2 GB of RAM
- 13 megapixel rear facing camera, 1080p Full HD video recording at 30FPS
- 2 megapixel front-facing camera, 720p HD video recording