After releasing a couple of Samsung Galaxy S4 versions in the market, it seems like the Korean company is gearing to release another version in the near future. The new product will be the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced.
According to a Dutch website called Mobileaks and Android Authority, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced was seen in a recent AnTuTu benchmark. The designated model number of the device in the benchmarking result is SHV-E330S.
Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced Specs
As the name of the product connotes, the product will be equipped with more advanced LTE features which will enable users to enjoy more ways to communicate and share information with other people.
Aside from the enhanced LTE support, the new phone will be carrying the much-rumored Snapdragon 800 processor by Qualcomm. This was revealed through a screenshot from the AnTuTu benchmark which was published by the sources. The screenshot also indicates that the processor of the upcoming version of the Samsung flagship smartphone is clocked at 2.265GHz. Plus, it was leaked that it will have the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
Mobileaks added that the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced will be carrying the Adreno 330 GPU too. Plus, it will have a 2600mAh battery.
Currently, there is no official statement from Samsung about the matter. But the Android Authority report suggests that the new smartphone version will be launched by September in South Korea. There were no other details mentioned about its possible release in the US but it may come following the release in the homeland of Samsung.
Devices Carrying the New Processor
Another device carrying the Snapdragon 800 processor was seen in another benchmark. The unreleased device is apparently carrying the product name Pantech-IMA880. Based on the report of the same source, it surpassed the current S4 models in terms of score.
Other rumored devices that will be carrying the same processor are the HTC One MAX, HTC Xperia ZU, Galaxy Note 3 and the LG Optimus G2.