One of the most awaited launches of the year, the Samsung Galaxy S IV is scheduled to be released on 26th April, 2013 with loads of improvements over its predecessor, the Galaxy S III. The S IV runs the latest version of Android, Jelly Bean (4.2.2). Samsung embeds the all new Adonis Exynos 5400 series chipset in the Galaxy S IV, which is better than the Exynos 4410 chipset of the Galaxy S III and also extends the RAM up to 2GB (the Galaxy S III is equipped with 1GB).
The S IV comes with a 5 inch Super AMOLED HD display with 1080×1920 resolution. The camera on the phone is 13MP, with a refreshed interface and enhanced features including the dual-shot mode which combines snaps taken by the front and rear cameras into one. The camera supports HD video recording, geo-tagging and face-smile detection. The maximum resolution is up to 4128*3096 pixels.
The new Galaxy S IV (136.6*69.8*7.9mm) is light, weighing about 130g, and is equipped with a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery. It comes with a quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex A15 quad-core processor. The internal memory varies from 16 to 64 GB depending on the model, with each model expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD. The device supports Bluetooth (v4.0), WiFi, Infrared and is compatible with microUSB (v2.0). The S IV also offers utility apps like S-Voice natural language commands and dictation, Smart Stay eye tracking and Dropbox (up to 50GB).
Orange offers four attractive 2-year contracts on the Galaxy S IV. Pay €36/month and get 1GB, pay £41/month and enjoy 3GB and €46/month would get you 5GB of data. Bump it up to £51/month and get an ample 8GB of data. You can also pre-order the S IV at Orange and get a free Samsung accessory pack. T-Mobile will also be offering deals on the S4 for people looking to get an unlimited package. To see the latest Samsung S4 deals for the UK and apply click here. You will be able to compare all the deals for the S4 on all UK networks.