Samsung Galaxy S4 launching at T-Mobile USA on May 1
Samsung Galaxy S4 will be released by the fourth largest US mobile carrier. T-Mobile has unveiled an exact launch date for the S4 at May 1.
T-Mobile is the first US mobile operator to say when it’s launching the Galaxy S4. Verizon, AT&T and Sprint should follow shortly. Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available at T-Mobile for a downpayment of $99, with monthly payments of $20 for two years.
The Samsung Galayx S4 is the company’s 2013 flagship smartphone. T-Mobile’s version will not have an Exynos 5 Octa processor, but a quad-core 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 one. That aside, the new Galaxy offers Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, a 5 inch Super AMOLED Full HD (1920 x 1080) display, 13MP rear camera, 2MP front-facing camera, 2GB of RAM, and a 2,600 mAh battery. Interested customers can pre-register for T-Mobile’s Galaxy S4 here.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Feature
Samsung Galaxy S4 is the first smartphone with an octa-core processor or at least in some regions. As expected, the North American versions of the phone will use a Snapdragon chipset instead (a 600 to be precise).
So, both the US and Canada are getting quad Krait 300 cores and Adreno 320 GPU instead of Cortex-A15 / A7 CPU cores (four of each) and PowerVR SGX544MP3 GPU.
Snapdragon 600 (I9505) version to only be available in North America and the European version to use the Exynos 5 Octa chipset. The Swedish site for major European carrier Tele2, however, lists the Samsung Galaxy S4 on pre-order with the Snapdragon 600 chipset. The prices start at SEK 220 (about $34) per month on contract. You can see the full version by country here.
As we know, Samsung unveiled Galaxy S4 in New York on March 14, 2013. Even to this news written, Galaxy S4 not yet commercially available. According to various sources, the new Galaxy S4 will go on sale starting April, 16 in several European countries.