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Samsung Galaxy S IV to be unveiled March 14, company confirms

February 25, 2013|By Salvador Rodriguez
  • Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy S IV on March 14.
Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy S IV on March 14. (Twitter )

Samsung is confirming that it will unveil its next generation Galaxy S smartphone on March 14.

J.K. Shin, Samsung's mobile chief, said at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona that the company will announce the Galaxy S IV on that day in New York, according to a report Monday by Edaily, a South Korean news site.

The date had previously been reported by a number of news outlets citing unnamed sources, but this was the first time a Samsung official had disclosed the date for the unveiling of the next version of the company's flagship device.

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After the Edaily report, Samsung Mobile teased the announcement on Twitter, tweeting "March 14. Ready 4 the show? #UNPACKED" along with a picture that says "Come and meet the next Galaxy."

According to the image, the event will take place at 4 p.m. PDT on March 14. The company will live stream the event from its Samsung Mobile YouTube channel.

As for the phone itself, the Galaxy S IV is rumored to have a 5-inch screen that might use flexible OLED technology, providing for a higher-resolution image and a more durable display.

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