Galaxy S4 SA launch date

Vodacom has revealed its launch date, and Samsung has announced a launch event for the Samsung Galaxy S4

By - April 8, 2013
Samsung Galaxy S4 SA launch event invitation

Samsung will be hosting a launch for the Samsung Galaxy S4 on Thursday, 25 April 2013, and Vodacom has confirmed that it will start offering the new Android smartphone the following day.

According to Vodacom, the device will be available at Vodacom World and through participating outlets from Friday, 26 April 2013.

“Pricing information will be available soon,” a spokesperson for Vodacom said.

Pre-registration pages for the Samsung Galaxy S4 are live on the Cell C, MTN, and Vodacom websites.

Information recently received by MyBroadband also revealed that local distributor Pinnacle Africa expect to have their stock of the device by the end of April and plan to sell it for R7,099, excluding VAT.

It should be noted that this is dealer and not retail pricing.

Specifications Samsung Galaxy S4
Dimensions 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9mm
Weight 130g
Operating system Android 4.2.2
Display 5″ 1080p HD (1080×1920)
Rear camera 13MP
Front camera 2MP
Storage, internal 16GB/32GB/64GB
Storage, expandable microSD (64GB)
RAM 2GB
Processor Exynos Octa 5410: 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 + 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A7
Graphics PowerVR SGX 544MP
Battery 2,600mAh
Cellular data LTE and HSPA+ models
SIM type Micro SIM
NFC Yes

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