Samsung Galaxy S IV / S4 Malaysia Release Date and Price

Updated (26-4-2013):

It's finally official. The Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV is going to be officially launched in Malaysia on 27 April 2013 at 'below' location. Thankfully, Malaysia is one of the countries to get the first roll-out of Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV smartphones. Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV price in Malaysia shall be RM2199 (RRP).

Samsung have revealed the location of the launchings as below:

U Mobile

  • Berjaya Times Square
  • Seremban Store
  • Ipoh Store

Maxis

  • The Gardens, MidValley
  • Queensbay Mall, Penang
  • Danga Bay, Johor

Celcom

  • Blue Cube Sunway Pyramid (ICONIC)
  • Blue Cube ALL SEASON PLACE, Ayer Itam, Penang
  • Taman Molek, Johor Bharu

DiGi

  • Sunway Pyramid DS
  • Pulau Tikus,Penang
  • Taman Molek,Johor Bahru

 

Updated (23-4-2013):

The four main Malaysia's Telco - Maxis, DiGi, Celcom and U Mobile are having the Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-registration, pre-order or coming soon teaser. This is meaning that the Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV will officially launch in Malaysia very soon and most likely will be end of April 2013!

How about the Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV Price in Malaysia? Well according to DiGi's pre-order plan, the Samsung Galaxy S4 retailed price shall be RM2199. The other telcos did not unveils the retailed price yet at this moment but at least we know it from DiGi for sure.

Please stay tune with us for the Samsung Galaxy S4 official launching date and retail price in Malaysia. Meantime, you can see some info from the telcos as follow:-

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Celcom's Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV Plan                               U Mobile opens up Samsung Galaxy S4 Pre-registration

 

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DiGi Reveals Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV Pre-order Plan            Maxis's Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV Teaser

 

Updated (14-3-2013):

Today Samsung unveils their new Galaxy S IV / S4 at the Unpacked Event. Finally! Well, Samsung still capable of making its competitors sweat with top notching spec although the outlook designed is not much different from its predecessor - Galaxy S3. According to the unpacked event, it will be available in 155 countries by end of April 2013 which we believe Malaysia should be one of them. We would expect Samsung Galaxy S IV / S4 price in Malaysia at about RM2,100++ as being the market price now for those high end smartphones. Please click here for the Samsung Galaxy S IV / S4 specifications and more photos.



Updated (12-3-2013):

Today the story continue as Samsung released another teaser for the Galaxy S IV. There is at least one more clip at the end, which we believe it will probably released at the unpacked event on Thursday (14-3-2013) in United State. Please check the video as below:-



Please click here for more on the Galaxy S IV's photos.



Updated (5-3-2013):

Samsung released the Galaxy S4 teaser video after official announcement of the date for the Unpacked event. Please stay tune with us since the teaser ad ends with "to be continued..." so we can expect more videos soon. Please see the teaser as follow:-



[UNPACKED 2013] READY 4 THE SHOW
February 25, 2013 from Samsung

Good News - Samsung confirmed that they will be unveil the ALL NEW Samsung Galaxy S IV or Galaxy S4 smartphone, on March 14, 2013 at their Unpacked event - Ready 4 The Show, confirming that the Galaxy S IV is on the way very soon in this year!

The Unpacked will be take place in New York, United Stated as per flyer below. There will also be a live stream for everyone to watch on the day (www.youtube.com/SamsungMobile) . According to the trusted sources, Samsung has been “bombarded” with requests from US's telco to launch the device in US in this year.

In Malaysia as one of the Asia country and near to Korea/China, it is very high possibility for Samsung to make the Galaxy S IV available in Malaysia as early as April this year. The expecting Samsung Galaxy S IV / S4 price in Malaysia should not be too far different from others flagship's smartphones now which should be around RM2299.

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[Source: GSMArena.com]

 

Samsung Galaxy S IV Unofficial Preliminary Specification:-

Specification
General General
  • 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600
  • SIM Micro-SIM
  • Body Dimensions -
  • Weight -
  • Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB
  • Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
  • OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Chipset Exynos 5 Octa 5410
  • CPU Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP
  • Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
  • Stand-by
  • Talk time
Connectivity Connectivity
  • GPRS Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
  • NFC Yes
  • USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Entertainment & Features Entertainment & Features
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
  • Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash
  • Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  • S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
  • Smart Stay eye tracking
  • Dropbox (50 GB storage)
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
  • SNS integration
  • MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
  • YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input (Swype)
Camera Camera
  • Primary 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR
  • Video Yes, [email protected]
  • Secondary Yes, 2.1 MP, [email protected]
Screen Screen
  • Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 1080 x 1920 pixels, 4.99 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • TouchWiz UI
Sound Sound & Music
  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm jack Yes
*Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification.