Unquestionably, this year, Samsung is all geared to repeat the history of 2012 and plans to come out with something really extraordinary. Reportedly, the South Korean giant will indeed launch a successor to Galaxy S3 in the month of March. All right, this news has some weight. But along with the sizzling smartphone, rumor also has it that Samsung is preparing more uber cool devices to unleash in the tech world. Yes! A Samsung Galaxy S4 mini variant and a Galaxy watch. Gizbot has come up with every bit of detail on the same, to update the Samsung fanboys with all the latest reports.
Lets start with a glance at the recent listing of the Samsung Galaxy S4 at GLBenchmark.
Korean Variant S4 (SHV-E300S) at GLBenchmark
The added rumor has once again ignited the arrival of Galaxy S4 in the market, sooner than you expected as the company is set to hold a special event on March 15 at Moscow, Russia. Accordnig to SamMobile latest report, a Samsung device with a screen size of 1920 x 1080 has appeared on the data sheet of GLBenchmark. Known by the name of Samsung SHV-E300S, could be Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S4. There is a big confusion brewing up related to the different versions of Samsung Galaxy S4. Earlier also, Samsung shipped dual -core version of Galaxy S3, into American market.
Going by the benchmark results which clearly states that - Samsung Galaxy S4, will come in two flavors: Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset (Quad core) and other would be Exynos 5 Octa Core. Well, the benchmark result says that Samsung Galaxy S4 will be powered by 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and Adreno 320 GPU. This result could be limited only to the Korean version of Galaxy S 4. The results also indicate Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Coming back to the original benchmark tests point out that Galaxy S4 has scored 4672 Frames (41.3FPS) in the Egypt HD - Offscreen test (1080p). In the Egypt HD- Onscreen test (1080p), the Galaxy S 4 scored 4450Frames (39.4FPS). GizBot compared the benchmark results of the recently released HTC Butterfly with Samsung SHV- E300S (as mentioned above).
As per GLBenchmark results, the HTC Butterfly has scored 3243Frames (28.7FPS) in the Egypt HD C24Z16 - Offscreen test (1080p), and in the Egypt HD C24Z16 - Onscreen test, the HTC Butterfly scored 3087Frames (23.7FPS).
Hold Back to Home Button, No S Pen Will Include A Non-Contact Gesture Feature
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is the most mysterious handset till date. The device is rumored flaunt a 4.9-inch 1080p HD display, 2GB of RAM, wireless charging and 13-mega pixels rear camera. But besides that the Galaxy S3 successor was previously also rumored to come along with the S Pen, the stylus which accompanies Galaxy Note range and was disclosed to skip the Home button.
However, according to latest reports by daily.co.kr, Galaxy S4 is predicted to come with a non-gesture contact feature and hold on to the Home button which exists in present S3. Further, the latest report has also informed that the S4 would not be required to be equipped with an S-Pen support.
Samsung Galaxy Watch
Well, now comes the interesting part of the story, as Samsung is exploding with ideas. From flexible displays to more recent Octa core processors, the Korean giant has found a pot of full of ideas. If this is the case, then consider Samsung coming out with an outrageous concept; a wearable Galaxy watch. People familiar with the concept told that Samsung is working on a wearable watch currently dubbed as 'Galaxy Watch', as of now. The Project J Active sounds similar to Apple's iWatch concept. Looks like, Apple has another contender in the watch space. Watch this space for more.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Another device that could be unveiled alongside Samsung Galaxy S4 is Project J Mini Serrano. What the hell is Project Mini Serrano? Well, this is a mini version of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Reportedly, the Samsung Galaxy Mini S4 won't be compatible with wireless charging option. Hardly anything concrete is known about Samsung's Project J. The leaked information should be taken with a pinch of salt. The above mentioned leak was also revealed in an exclusive reported published in SamMobile.
Gizbot is looking forward to March 15- the rumored announcement date of the Samsung Galaxy S4 . Are you ready to switch from your Galaxy S3? Stay tuned.