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Samsung GALAXY S 4 Exynos 5 model reportedly not coming to UK

Samsung GALAXY S 4 Exynos 5 model reportedly not coming to UK

Samsung's GALAXY S 4 smartphone will come in two different variants when it releases sometime next month. The US version will include the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core chip running at 1.9GHz, while the international version of the phone will sport Samsung's new Exynos 5 Octa chip running at 1.6GHz. However, it's said that the Exynos 5 version of the new handset won't be making its way to the UK, and will instead sport the Snapdragon 600.

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CyanogenMod developers will not support Samsung GALAXY S 4 [UPDATE: Debunked!]

CyanogenMod developers will not support Samsung GALAXY S 4 [UPDATE: Debunked!]

In a surprising announcement by the CyanogenMod dev team, they have announced that they won't be developing for the Samsung GALAXY S 4, or at least there's no plans currently to support the new device. Team Hacksung member XpLoDWilD says that "nobody at team hacksung...plans to buy it, neither develop for it." Team Hacksung is the group behind the official CM ports.

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HTC One wanders the streets of NYC during GALAXY S 4 event

HTC One wanders the streets of NYC during GALAXY S 4 event

HTC has unofficially declared war on Samsung. Not in legal terms, mind you, but an all-out street fight in a sense, literally. Before and during Samsung's GALAXY S 4 announcement event, HTC wandered the streets of Times Square and Radio City Music Hall to showcase the company's new HTC One smartphone to random passers-by.

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LG accuses Samsung of infringing on eye-tracking patent on GALAXY S 4

LG accuses Samsung of infringing on eye-tracking patent on GALAXY S 4

The tango between Samsung and LG is starting back up again. LG is accusing Samsung of infringing on one of its eye-tracking patents. Specifically, the dispute deals with Samsung's "Smart Pause" on the GALAXY S 4 and "Smart Video" on the Optimus G Pro, both of which automatically pause video when your eyes stray away from the screen.

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Galaxy Note III screen size inadvertently outed by Samsung accessory

Galaxy Note III screen size inadvertently outed by Samsung accessory

It would appear that right on top of the launch of the GALAXY S 4, an accessory detail, of all things, may have outed the prospective screen size for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III. With the launch of the Samsung GALAXY S 4 we've seen Samsung's willingness to stick with the nature-themed hardware body of their device lineup. With the Samsung Game Pad detail list released today, we're to understand that the screen size for the Galaxy Note III may very well be a monstrous 6.3-inches.

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Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 600 for Samsung GALAXY S 4

Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 600 for Samsung GALAXY S 4

Though the details were a bit less than solid in the official Samsung releases over the past 24 hours, today Qualcomm has confirmed that the GALAXY S 4 will indeed be carrying the all-powerful Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor onboard. This processor is the same motor that runs the HTC One and the LG Optimus G Pro, devices you may have seen SlashGear work with before. This detail adds to the ever-growing list of specifications that the GALAXY S 4 has the same as one of its biggest competitors in the HTC One, and should prove to create an interesting set of benchmarks for comparisons between the two.

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HTC declares war on Samsung: GALAXY S 4 is “more of the same”

HTC declares war on Samsung: GALAXY S 4 is “more of the same”

This week the Samsung release of the GALAXY S 4 saw HTC summoning up their best set of retaliation words to go into direct battle with the hero phone, saying the HTC One should, by all means, eat its competition's lunch. A comment has come through today from no less than HTC's chief marketing officer Benjamin Ho regarding the GALAXY S 4, the HTC One, and consumer's decision between the two. It should be clear at this point that HTC isn't afraid to claim their 2013 hero is ready to beat down even the loftiest of releases - Broadway dances and singing and all.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 coming to the UK April 26 on EE

Samsung GALAXY S 4 coming to the UK April 26 on EE

While we have yet to hear an official release date from any of the US carriers about the Samsung GALAXY S 4, the UK is getting on the ball. British carrier EE -- UK's only LTE carrier -- has announced that they'll be offering the GALAXY S 4 starting on April 26, with pre-orders beginning March 28.

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Belkin and OtterBox announce Samsung GALAXY S 4 cases

Belkin and OtterBox announce Samsung GALAXY S 4 cases

I'm sure we'll see our fair share of cases for the new Samsung GALAXY S 4 release over the next few weeks and months, but Belkin and OtterBox have come right out of the gate to announce that they'll be offering cases for the new phone when it arrives in late April. Belkin has already released photos of their new cases, while OtterBox is keeping it a mystery for the time being.

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SlashGear 101: The Samsung GALAXY S 4

SlashGear 101: The Samsung GALAXY S 4

With the Samsung GALAXY S 4 the company has focused on four key areas that they've found are most important for everyday life fulfillment, the first being Enjoyment. Creating and nurturing relationships is the second, Everyday Convenience is the third, and the fourth and final pillar is Health and Wellness. With this release, Samsung isn't just creating a smartphone that you'll integrate into your life, they're creating a conduit through which you'll be living your life in a more pleasant, healthy, and convenient way.

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Samsung details Knox and HomeSync sharing system

Samsung details Knox and HomeSync sharing system

We're here live at Samsung's GALAXY S 4 unveil event in New York City, and the company has unveiled a new feature called HomeSync, which is essentially a home-based cloud storage solution for you and your family. Up to eight family members (or just general users) can push content to a storage box at home, and phones pair with it using NFC. Samsung also unveiled Knox, which is a new feature that keeps your personal life and work life separate on the GALAXY S 4.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs iPhone 5

Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs iPhone 5

This week the Samsung GALAXY S 4 has been revealed complete with a hardware design that'll have the Apple-loving world baffled: it looks, at first, to be the same device as last year. With the Samsung Galaxy S III we had a device that introduced the nature-themed aesthetics of the Samsung universe still being used today on smartphones, tablets, and everything in-between. Now with the GALAXY S 4, we're seeing that the company isn't messing around with its winning design.

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