Samsung has always defended use of polycarbonate plastic chassis in its high-end Galaxy devices. Many a time questions were raised also against Galaxy S3 build-quality. While players like HTC, whose flagship smartphone is the talk of the town - thanks to premium material used to craft HTC One.
Cupertino-based giant Apple was the first tech vendor, who actually started the trend of fusing aluminum, and the result is in front of everyone - the iconic iPhone.
Even Samsung fanboys are looking for a change. Probably next year, one can expect Samsung Galaxy S5 crafted with metal. Take this rumor as a grain of salt. According to Patent Bolt, Samsung filed a patent that was filed way back in South Korea in 2011, and last year it got submitted in US.
The patent shows square shaped smartphone design with razr edges. Well, apart from design nothing is known as such. Industry insiders suggest that indeed Samsung is working on a metal styled Galaxy S5. The rumored release date of Galaxy S5 is pegged in May 2014.
Earlier in the year, when Taiwanese giant announced HTC One, critics lauded the as the most magnificent Android smarthone of the year. In comparison to Samsung Galaxy S4, the latter handset was criticized for being low on quality, as Samsung used bendable polycarbonate plastic.
Even Samsung understand that its competitors are experimenting with design with each new handsets. Another side of truth why Samsung is depended on plastic design , considering the tech vendor sells much more smartphones in the market. Players like HTC and Sony sells way less number of units in comparison to Samsung.
Few days back, a report stated that Samsung considered metallic body Samsung Galaxy S4, and internally also the design got approved. Now rumors say the Galaxy Camera maker is said to sell metallic chassis ducked Galaxy Note 3. The Samsung is slated to announce Note 3 at IFA Berlin. For a time being, it's time to sit patiently and wait for Samsung to announce one handsome metallic body smartphone, at least this year. Stay tuned to GizBot