Samsung Galaxy S4 rumor roundup

Samsung Galaxy S4 rumor roundup

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CNET – In anticipation for Samsung’s next flagship handset, the rumor mill has been churning out one speculation after another about the Galaxy S4. CNET gathers the latest (and craziest) rumors about the device.

Editors’ note: This piece was originally posted on January 24, 2013. We’ll continuously update the roundup until the device’s official launch. Please let us know if we missed any rumors ourselves.

Considering the popularity and success of the Samsung Galaxy S3, it’s understandable that whispers of its successor (presumably called the Galaxy S4) are circulating. From iffy launch dates to spec upgrades, CNET tracks all the talk and rounds up the latest GS4 rumors here.

February 6, 2013
March 15 presser in the works
Doubling down with its April sale date prediction, SamMobile is reporting that Samsung will hold a March 15 press event to unveil the handset. Citing a “trusted insider,” the site said it should expect a presser invitation after MWC finishes. Here’s hoping — because there’s nothing sadder than waiting for an invite to the coolest party of the year and staring down an empty mailbox instead.

February 1, 2013
Scratch that September rumor; you won’t see it at MWC after all
According to a source who spoke to CNET, it looks like the Galaxy S4 will be absent at Mobile World Congress this year. Instead, the company will probably put on its own event just for the device, similar to what it did last year with the S3 in May.

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