Coming from SHV-E300S and SGH-I337 models for SK Telecom and AT&T, respectively
Samsung’s Galaxy S IV smartphone is slowly shaping up as one of the most expected smartphones of this year, and some more proof of its existence has reportedly emerged online recently.Photos that have been allegedly taken with this smartphone were spotted on Picasa, supposedly confirming that the phone will be released in the United States on AT&T, as well as in South Korea via SK Telecom.
One of the aforementioned photos was taken with a Samsung SHV-E300S smartphone, which Blog of Mobile suggests that might be the Galaxy S IV model for said South Korean carrier.
The phone is also said to be running under Google’s Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean operating system, and to sport a 1.8GHz processor inside, most probably a quad-core CPU.
Furthermore, the device is said to pack LTE connectivity, in addition to support for W-CDMA / GSM networks.
The EXIF data attached to the aforementioned photo shows it as featuring a resolution of 2048 x 1152 pixels, though this is not the maximum resolution supported by the device, it seems.
As for the second photo, taken with a Samsung SGH-I337, – the AT&T flavor of the device, according to this post on Blog of Mobile – it is 3264 x 1836 pixels in size.
The info available on SGH-I337 points at the same operating system flavor and connectivity capabilities as the SHV-E300S.
Furthermore, the handset is said to sport a 4.99” full HD touchscreen display, in line with previous rumored on the next flagship Android smartphone from Samsung.
For the time being, however, there’s no official confirmation available on whether these handsets will indeed prove to be Galaxy S IV models, and we should take the info above with a grain of salt.
However, with a rumored unveiling date set for March, Galaxy S IV might not make us wait too long for official details, so stay tuned to learn more on it.