By Anton D. Nagy | February 6, 2013 8:15 AM
The fact that there will be no Samsung Galaxy S IV unveiling at MWC in Barcelona is certain, and was definitely expected. However, the rumor mill is in motion concerning a probable date for this year’s unpacked event. In 2012 Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S III in May in London and for this year we’ve already heard reports about a march or an april announcement.
According to the latest report Samsung will unveil this year’s flagship Android phone on March 15. There’s also a possibility, according to the same report, that the event might be held in the US, Apple’s home turf. As far as availability is concerned the phone is rumored to appear first in Eastern Europe, followed by the rest of the continent and and Asia before the end of April. US, Australia and Africa will, according to the report, get the Galaxy S IV in May-June.
Samsung’s latest and greatest is expected to pack a Exynos 5 eight-core SoC aided by the Mali-T658 GPU, 4.99-inch Super AMOLED screen with Full HD resolution, 2GB of RAM, 13-megapixel main camera, two-megapixel front facer, and Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean out of the box with TouchWiz UI on top of it.