Samsung Galaxy S4 archive

  • Are premium Android smartphones worth it?
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    Are premium Android smartphones worth it?

    By 28 March 2013

    With the launch of the last Nexus smartphone in October 2012, Google made a device available that was not only competitively specced and well designed, but also aggressively priced. At £239 (8GB), the Nexus 4 is the device that set the proverbial cat...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 price plans revealed as pre-orders open for business
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 price plans revealed as pre-orders open for business

    By 28 March 2013

    The Samsung Galaxy S4 doesn't hit the stores until 26 April, but all major networks and phone retailers have now opened their doors for pre-orders - for the 16GB model at least. And some are offering numerous additional incentives as they jockey for your...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #122 - Samsung Galaxy S4, Canon EOS 100D
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #122 - Samsung Galaxy S4, Canon EOS 100D

    By 22 March 2013

    After a brief hiatus, the Pocket-lint Podcast returns with a packed schedule including a look at the Samsung Galaxy S4, both the launch event and the handset itself, having gone hands-on with it in New York. In addition, we mull over the Canon EOS 100D,...

  • Which Samsung Galaxy S4 will you get? Processor variants listed by country
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    Which Samsung Galaxy S4 will you get? Processor variants listed by country

    By 21 March 2013

    The Samsung Galaxy S4 could be getting an 8-core variant in the UK after all. A list put together by Sammobile reveals which countries will be getting what version of the phone, and some will get both. For those who don't know, Samsung announced the Galaxy...

  • UK Samsung Galaxy S4 will use quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, not 8-core
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    UK Samsung Galaxy S4 will use quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, not 8-core

    By 20 March 2013

    Samsung has sensationally backtracked over what processor will be in the UK version of the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone. Although it told Pocket-lint that UK handsets would feature the company's own 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 5 CPU, during...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders four times that of Galaxy S3
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders four times that of Galaxy S3

    By 20 March 2013

    Pre-registrations for the Samsung Galaxy S4 are more than four times the number placed for Samsung's last flagship handset.  Carphone Warehouse has broken all pre-registration figures for the phone. In the three days following its announcement, 446 per...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories round-up
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories round-up

    By 15 March 2013

    So you've bought the phone, but that's not enough, you need some accessories to keep you happy. Luckily, Samsung has thought of just about everything you might need to keep your shiny new handset safe. This means a big selection of cases and covers, as...

  • HTC: Samsung Galaxy S4's build quality is bad
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    HTC: Samsung Galaxy S4's build quality is bad

    By 15 March 2013

    HTC has joined Apple in bashing the new Samsung Galaxy S4. The Taiwanese manufacturer issued a statement essentially slating the handset for its plastic build quality. “With a continuation of a plastic body and a larger screen being the most obvious...

  • Galaxy S4 vs SGS3: What's different?
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    Galaxy S4 vs SGS3: What's different?

    By 15 March 2013

    You're sitting here, reading this, perhaps even on the SGS3, and you're wondering how the phone you love and cherish just got old. Nothing's changed in your mind of course, but the world around you has, sorry. Is it really that bad, has the announcement...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 features hitting Galaxy S3
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 features hitting Galaxy S3

    By 15 March 2013

    The shiny new Samsung Galaxy S4 might not seem quite so different after all. Many of the new features announced with the handset could be coming to the current-gen Samsung Galaxy S3. "Anything that we can do that's not dependent on hardware, like infrared,...

  • Re-live the baffling and bonkers Samsung Galaxy S4 launch (pictures)
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    Re-live the baffling and bonkers Samsung Galaxy S4 launch (pictures)

    By 15 March 2013

    The Samsung Galaxy S4 has now been launched, but with an 11pm start time in the UK, you might have missed all the action, all the announcements, and the at times baffling off-broadway style stage play that Samsung used to show-off some of the new features...

  • Confirmed: SwiftKey powers the Samsung Galaxy S4 keyboard
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    Confirmed: SwiftKey powers the Samsung Galaxy S4 keyboard

    By 15 March 2013

    Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, at a global launch event in New York. Featuring a host of updates to the TouchWiz user interface that sits over the top of Android 4.2.2, it has been confirmed...

  • Samsung S Band takes on Nike FuelBand
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    Samsung S Band takes on Nike FuelBand

    By 14 March 2013

    Samsung has announced an update to its health-tracking app S Health, and with it, the company has unveiled a S Band accessory set to take on the FuelBand. "It truly makes the Galaxy S4 a companion for life." The S Band features a pedometer inside and...

  • Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 review
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    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 review

    By 14 March 2013

    Samsung has finally unveiled its flagship Android phone that has been the subject of much speculation and rumour since, well, the Samsung Galaxy S3 came out. The Samsung Galaxy S4 has been launched officially during the Samsung Unpacked event in New York...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4: New features explored
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    Samsung Galaxy S4: New features explored

    By 14 March 2013

    The phone you have all been waiting for has arrived. The curtain has been lifted, the box opened and now, finally, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is here. So what’s new about the Samsung flagship? Hot off the press, here is all you need to know about the Galaxy...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 official
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 official

    By 14 March 2013

    After months of rumours, Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy S4, its next-generation flagship smartphone, at a global launch in New York City. JK Shin says the Galaxy S4 will make our lives “richer, simpler and fuller” when presenting on-stage....

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 launch: We're here in New York
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 launch: We're here in New York

    By 14 March 2013

    The waiting is nearly over, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is to be unveiled at the Radio City Music Hall in the heart of New York City and Pocket-lint is here, with reporter's notepad and high expectations in tow. We pretty much know that the handset itself will...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4: Everything you need to know
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    Samsung Galaxy S4: Everything you need to know

    By 14 March 2013

    The rumour roller-coaster ride is almost over. The invites are in and now, finally, we know when we will first set eyes on the next Galaxy, the Samsung Galaxy S4. On 14 March 2013, Samsung will unveil its flagship Android phone which could, in theory,...

  • More leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 pictures appear
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    More leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 pictures appear

    By 14 March 2013

    Fresh pictures of Samsung's new Galaxy S4 phone have been leaked and from the look of it, they match the design of other leaks perfectly. So is this the Galaxy S4? To all intents and purposes, it looks likely. Samsung appears to have gone for an iPhone...

  • LG mocks Samsung in super-size Times Square ad
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    LG mocks Samsung in super-size Times Square ad

    By 14 March 2013

    Samsung has been quite keen to push the Times Square factor of its Galaxy S4 launch, sending out pics of the gigantic and presumably extremely expensive adverts with which it has adorned the square. Now LG has seen fit to engage in a game of "my ad's...

  • Leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 cases show possible colourful life ahead for new phone
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    Leaked Samsung Galaxy S4 cases show possible colourful life ahead for new phone

    By 13 March 2013

    Mobile phone accessory maker Mobilefun.co.uk is claiming to have the scoop on what the SGS4 will look like, thanks to some cases it has commissioned based on details garnered from people in the know. While a lot of this could be guesswork from the numerous...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarks show Qualcomm GPU in tow
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarks show Qualcomm GPU in tow

    By 12 March 2013

    Another leak for the Galaxy S4, this time in UK spec and in better detail. AnTuTu benchmarks of the phone posted on Omio.com show a quad-core 1.8 GHz ARMv7 processor, 2GB of RAM and interestingly, a Qualcomm Adreno 320 GPU renderer which is the same as...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 hands-on video could show the next Galaxy
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 hands-on video could show the next Galaxy

    By 12 March 2013

    Samsung might just have the mother of all phone leaks on its hands, with a video  appearing online of a supposed Samsung Galaxy S4 being put through its paces.  The phone, which appears to be fairly thick and hefty as well as a touch laggy, has us...

  • Samsung posts clearest Galaxy S4 teaser yet
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    Samsung posts clearest Galaxy S4 teaser yet

    By 12 March 2013

    Samsung has posted the biggest tease yet for the upcoming Galaxy S4, partially revealing the front of the handset ahead of its unveiling on 14 March. Samsung's photo looks to corroborate earlier leaked images that indicate not much will change on the...

  • Samsung teases Galaxy S4... hints at dropping Roman numerals (video)
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    Samsung teases Galaxy S4... hints at dropping Roman numerals (video)

    By 11 March 2013

    Samsung has released a teaser video for its Unpacked event in New York City on 14 March which reveals a couple of things about its forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone. First, it could well be dropping the Roman numeral naming convention...