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January 14, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4: The Possibilities

We were not able to get a glimpse of neither the rumored rebranding nor the Galaxy S IV from Samsung this CES – but we did see some interesting stuff though. By combining the rumors, the speculations & the facts that we have now, we might be able to get a glimpse on the possibilities of what the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 may offer.

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Display

A lot of you may notice that the industry is stepping up its game through 5-inch full HD displays. We’ve seen a lot of those in CES, but we didn’t see anything from Samsung. What we did see though is the flexible OLED display technology that Samsung showed off. We can’t really say that we’ll be seeing the flexible display on the next Galaxy S as the resolution of the aforementioned display is just around 720p.

What is probable though, is a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920. A roadmap captured by AnandTech shows that in Q1 2013, there could be a 4.99-inch fHD Super AMOLED display released. Of course, this doesn’t mean that the Galaxy S IV will be utilizing this technology immediately – but it’s highly expected.

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In this case, the pixel arrangement is the big question mark. The Samsung Galaxy S II’s display is still very competitive up to present, all due to the RGB pixel arrangement – while a portion of the geek community got quite disappointed with the PenTile arrangement of the Samsung Galaxy S3‘s screen. The same thing might happen if Samsung releases a Pentile fHD Super AMOLED display, but it won’t matter much as pixilation isn’t even seen at high pixel densities.

Design & Construction

While Samsung makes premium and extraordinary designs when it comes to TVs, notebooks and the like, the same cannot be said when it comes to their smartphones. The company has been strongly criticized due to their excessive use of glossy plastic on their mobile devices. However, we highly praise Sammy for their inclusion of the micro SD card slot & the removable battery. So again, like last year, we have no idea what it will look like; we’re highly hoping though that it finally comes out premium.

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We’re guessing that Samsung will make it as compact as possible, even at the size of 5-inches. The SGS3 feels ergonomic despite the size – which many people loved. In our opinion, the idea of having a compact 5-inch device can only be attained through the use of on-screen buttons.

Processor

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Weeks ago, we thought we’d be seeing a quad-core version of the Exynos 5. We were wrong. More surprisingly, Samsung unveiled an 8-core version of the Exynos processor, a combination of A15 and A7 cores. We can’t fathom the processing power that this chipset is capable of producing, so let’s leave that to the phone that could possibly showcase it.

The Rest of The Details

A lot of rumors have been going around in every corner. Some of it have been crazy too; a couple of speculations even indicated that an S-Pen will be included. We might also be looking at an improved Nature UX soon, along with 2GB of RAM. Although megapixels do not mean everything in photography, the Samsung Galaxy S4 should feature an improved 13 megapixel sensor.

Samsung Galaxy S IV of YugaTech

In addition, a couple of benchmark leaks and documents led to a conclusion that the model number GT-i9500 may be referring to the next Galaxy.

By the way, the SGS4 won’t be probably out till May. For those excited, you now have a glimpse on what the future could bring. For the rest, let it be a cliffhanger.

Samsung Galaxy S IV predicted specs:
5-inch fHD Super AMOLED Display @ 1920 x 1080, 440 ppi
1.2 – 1.8 GHz Samsung Exynos 5 Octa
2GB RAM
16/32/64GB Internal Memory
with micro SD up to 32GB
13MP camera
1080p HD Video Capture
1.9+ front-facing camera
720p Video
Android Jellybean 4.2
2,100mAh+ Battery
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
NFC
4G LTE

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30 Responses to “Samsung Galaxy S4: The Possibilities”

  1. jay says:

    will wait for galaxy S5….

  2. dj says:

    Why is it that the official distributor of the S3 is not releasing the 32gb version here? Only the measly 16gb. I hope with the S4they won’t give us only 1 choice.

  3. lolz says:

    YugaTech writers are shit. hahaha

    Pano magiging 32 GB ung Micro SD ng SIV .
    eh ung S3 64 po… bobo lang?

    pano din magiging 1.2 or 1.8 ung Octa ? eh Octa nga clocked on 2.0Ghz un shunga shunga.

    Pano magiging 1.9 ung front camera ? eh 1.9 na nga ung s3 . haha mga 2 yan.. tatanga tanga.

    isa pa .. ung battery .. 2,100mah ung s3 , ano un ulit ung battery na gagamitin ? malamang 2,500 to 3,000 mah un.. tanga tanga naman

    isa pa, 5″ 440ppi ? tanga 441ppi . bobo nyo
    ska 4.99 inch hnd 5. magiging note na ung 5. gagawa kau ng tech blog d nyo alam size ng phonablet.

    saka imposibleng katulad ng os ng note2 at sIII ung OS 4.2.1 ung OS ng SIV

    worst Tech forum ever..
    napaka tatanga

    • hehe says:

      nakakatawa. ano kayang pinaghuhugutan ng batang to

    • NoBreeding says:

      Ikaw na magaling.

    • Abubot says:

      Anong pinaglalaban niyan maliban sa pera?

    • 2toyzki says:

      o cge talunin mo nga sa English si Sir Bob? NO Excuses Allowed :)

    • acp says:

      @lolz – Hindi ka ba nag babasa?S4 posibilities nga eh… isa’t kalahati ka din no… hahaha.. atleast to meron natutulong sa tao at marami na kaka basa eh ikaw ano ba natutulong mo? Kung meron man may nagbabasa kaya? Hirap ng ang tingin sa sarili mataas pag nahulog lagapak. Hahaha

    • John Mark Dela Cruz says:

      Thought actually they call it PHABLET. LOL. Anyway, maybe you’ve got something to show off. A blog maybe? Bring it up. I’m sure it’ll cheap-looking and as ‘kanto’-sounding as your comment. LOL. Let there be peace on Earth and on your dirty foul words. :D

    • 9evian6 says:

      ‘wag ‘nyo na pansinin, guys. troll account nga lang. malamang supporter or writer din ‘yan sa isang local website na walang nagbabasa, kaya dito nanggugulo. Truth, hindi lahat ng articles dito ay 99% correct. Pero may isip naman tayo to differentiate what is true and what is not. Ang mahalaga, sabihin natin ito ng maayos. Peace to everyone..

    • jeric says:

      @lolz- ano problema mo?..wala ka lang pambili eh.o sadyang isa ka lang sa naiinggit sa yugatech.?..eh di ka nga makapag english e..oh sinong bobo sa inyo ng admin?

    • Kamote says:

      hindi ka naman pinilit na pumunta sa site na ito at magbasa ikaw ang kusang loob na pumunta dito heheheh kung ayaw mo ng nababasa mo magbasa ka na lang ng komiks o kaya manood ka na lang ng porn kamote ka!!!

    • Ungas ka lolz says:

      Pakita mo forum mo ungas ka.

    • 9evian6 says:

      lolz said
      “isa pa, 5? 440ppi ? tanga 441ppi . bobo nyo
      ska 4.99 inch hnd 5. magiging note na ung 5. gagawa kau ng tech blog d nyo alam size ng phonablet.”

      eto isa sa mga sagot ‘dyan, confirmed na!

      http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_5inch_1080p_screen_for_smartphones_all_but_confirmed-news-5343.php

      syempre, ‘yung 5″ screen, round-off, at ‘yung 440ppi, nasa picture.

    • Digest says:

      Nag ppost ka ng comment sa walang kwentang blog site and sa walang kwentang phone. # lang kayong tanga.

    • Name says:

      eh di ikaw na pake alam m ba kung un ang ginwa ng samsung kung magkamali man eh bakit ganyan ka mgreply, mas shunga ka BOBO. Siguro may techblog ka din kaya ganyan ka. masayadong pa epal. Still YUGATECH is still the BEST TECHBLOG for me.

    • didijustread says:

      lol? hahaha baka nman naka cherry mobile flare ka lang lols

      get a life motherf*cker

    • Pogi says:

      kumakain ka siguro ng basura. trashtalker ka eh :))

    • Paololololol says:

      “pano din magiging 1.2 or 1.8 ung Octa ? eh Octa nga clocked on 2.0Ghz un shunga shunga.”
      -pede naman maging 1.2 to 1.8 Ghz ang processor kung nakaunderclocked tulad ng sa mga iPhones,next time mag-aral ka muna ng mabuti bagu ka magsalita ng “BOBO” sa isang well-known tech blogger na nakapagreview na ng ibat-ibang gadgets

    • dyapes says:

      Wow!! Ang galing galing mo naman lolz! Isa ka sigurong HENYO! Pasensya na kung di kami karapat-dapat sa level mo! Kami na ang Tanga, Shunga, at Bobo, ang GALING mo kasi! Siguro ang dami nakikinabang sa kagalingan mo, dami siguro napapala sayo no? Perpekto ka Ser??

  4. mm says:

    that design is actually good if true haha :D just remove the other curve lump on the top end :D

  5. acp says:

    Gawa ka din ng sarili mo forum… hahaha… tapos comment ka sa sarili na magaling ka…hahaha

  6. s3ifan says:

    Bakit kapag iphone ang post ni yuga eh most of the time nandun lahat nagcocomment ang android/generic/samsung/nokia/bb fans to bash.. And for this kind of post wala man lang ifanboys #iwonder

    • ADA says:

      for unknown reasons, marami talagang galit sa apple. malay ko, ok naman ang iphone IMO. pero mas ok ang galaxy note 2 para sa akin.

      anyway, siguro bitter lang sila, hehe kasi feeling nila maganda ang android na hawak nila, eh mga dualcore quadcore kuno.. china naman hehe.

  7. IPMAN says:

    ADA Said:

    anyway, siguro bitter lang sila, hehe kasi feeling nila maganda ang android na hawak nila, eh mga dualcore quadcore kuno.. china naman hehe.

    Itong mga ganitong side comments and nagsstart ng flame wars. Magtatanong kung bakit may away tapos ikaw din magsisimula ng away. Oh the IRONY…

  8. Yes,. All are waiting for the same. design is extraordinary and will compete to all.. .

  9. Rahul says:

    Galaxy SIII was for Humans and SIV is for Apes who like to Bend Screens. :D

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  11. jose Pasada says:

    well its very good phone like all the ad on this web

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