After much speculations and anticipatory moments, Samsung has officially launched their latest flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S4 queuing the tech enthusiasts to get their hands on it. Expected to reach the global market during the second quarter (April 2013), the Samsung Galaxy S4 is up for pre orders even much before the official declaration of its price.
Unveiled at magnificent ceremony held at New York's famous Radio City Music Hall, the Galaxy S4 would be officially released on 26th April 2013 through 327 operators spread across 155 countries. Even with more than a month left for the official launch, online e-stores like Souk India, Tradus and Amazon.de can't keep the gadget buffs on nail as they had activated the pre-booking of the device for the Indian customers.
With a thick round of network, Samsung is expecting to reach the handset to millions with analysts predicting it to be 10 million sales in a month. Learned from the flaws made in the past, Samsung has already done the homework well to ensure smooth supply of the device in time. Adding more excitement to the Samsung fans, Sauk India has listed the 16GB version of Galaxy S4 for pre order at a whooping price of Rs 59,000.
Tradus, another online e-store has launched the pre-booking of S4 from 18th March 2013 quoting the price to Rs 45,000 for a single unit. Customers can book the device in advance for Rs 999/- while the balance amount need to be paid only after it get launched on the site.
Amazon.de too has invited pre order of Galaxy S4 for €649 which is approximately Rs 45,000 along with a €50 discount too. But the most curious aspect would be Rs 59,990, the price attached to it on Souk India. With special taxes and excise duties to be followed, customers might find had to digest the current price.
Regarding the specs, the Galaxy S4 spots a 4.99 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions. Exynos 5 Octa 5410 processor, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, 13MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage, a micro SD card slot (64GB expandable storage), 2GB RAM, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Infrared port and a 2,600 mAh battery would make the device to be one of the favourite smartphones in 2013.
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How to Buy Samsung Galaxy S4 from Souk India
Available in 2 colour variants; White Frost and Black Frost, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is being listed with a maximum retail price of Rs 64,900. The handset will be shipped in 45 days after the official release in India with an extra shipping fee of Rs 99. More interestingly, the Galaxy S4 can be purchased in EMI scheme with monthly installments at Rs 19,997 payment for 3 months. If interested, the device can be pre ordered at a price of Rs 59,990 from Rediff Shopping.
ibhejo.com is also offering pre order of the Samsung Galaxy S IV. The price has been increasing in the site day by day. The phone will be an import from the U.S. When I first checked with the site the price of the smarphone was 46,127 INR. Now the price has gone up to 47,524INR for 16GB model. 53,997 INR for the 32GB version of the smartphone & 60,471 INR for the 64 GB model. Hope this helped.
P.S: INR - Indian National Rupees.