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Samsung Galaxy S4 gets new launch date

15 March is latest rumour for Galaxy S4 Samsung Mobile Unpacked event

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy S4 smartphone has a new launch date of 15 March. See also: Galaxy S4 launch date confirmed: Samsung phone to launch on 14 March. Check out our Samsung Galaxy S4 launch: live coverage.

The latest rumour on the Galaxy S4 smartphone is that it will be unveiled on 15 March at a Samsung Mobile Unpacked event. The news comes from SamMobile via a 'trusted insider' who said the event's location is still top-secret. See also: Samsung Galaxy S4 release date, specs and rumours

We now have two possible dates for the Galaxy S4 launch event after 22 March was reported at the end of last month. Samsung is yet to announce the date of the Galaxy S4 Mobile Unpacked event.

It is widely agreed that the firm will avoid making the reveal at MWC. Last year the Galaxy S3 was unveiled at its own event in May in central London. Read: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S3 comparison review.

SamMobile said invitations are likely be sent out shortly after MWC which takes place on 25-28 February. The Galaxy S4 will be available in black and white.

The Galaxy S4 release date is still set for April according to the rumours. Possible dates are 15 April and 22 April which is the date displayed on the most recent leaked image of the Galaxy S4. It will arrive in Europe and Asia by the end of April while the US, Australia and Africa will have to wait until May or June.

Expected specifications for the yet Galaxy S4 include an Exynos 5 Octa 8-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 4.99in Full HD screen, a 13Mp camera, 2Mp front facing camera, wireless charging and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Accessories for the Galaxy S4 will include a clear cover, flip cover, protective cover, pouch, extra battery, wireless charging kit, an HDTV adapter and a headset.

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