+ Monday August 19th, 2019


Samsung Mobile US today tweeted the above image, teasing the appearance of its forthcoming Galaxy S IV device in silhouette. The device pictured looks not-dissimilar to the leaked in-hand pictures from China we saw this morning.

Bumping up the gamma on Samsung’s official image shows the screen area quite clearly. When placed side-by-side with this morning’s leak, it seems all but certain that we’ve seen the Galaxy S IV.


Still not convinced? OK, let’s overlay them:


Samsung’s official image is likely to be a render, modified to remove unsightly features like the speaker grille and the holes for the front-facing camera and light sensors, and subtly draw attention to the Samsung logo. That render is likely to be based on actual dimensions, which is why we’re comfortable matching the images.

One thing’s for sure – all will be revealed at Samsung’s Unpacked event.

Are you convinced that the leaked Chinese Galaxy S IV is real? Let us know the comments!

Source: Samsung Mobile US (Twitter).

Jason Murray   Assistant Editor

Jason Murray

Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn't need a smartphone. Now he can't bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you'd like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He'd like to think he's a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you'll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter - follow @JM77 and say hi!

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Isn’t that proof the leak isn’t legit? Even the though the bezel is only an extra millimetre or so wider in the phone on the left, that’s actually a pretty big deal in the overall design of the phone, ie. they either use a different size display panel or the one on the left is a larger phone. Neither is really a minor detail.


Bugger! I have never been a fan of the overly rounded GS3, or the larger corner bend radius compared to the GS2. The Note 2 looks better, but a stretched GS2 profile would be a winner. Design aside, I’m sure the hardware will kick arse and raise the bar again


Another reason why I don’t buy Samsung any more.


Wow. Looks just like my S3.


But how is anyone going to now I upgraded my non-Apple device? I can hear it now “Oh is that a Galaxy S3?” Oh the humanity!

Sean Royce
Sean Royce

That’s like asking if someone is using an iPhone 4 when it could be a 4S

John Chung 哥

i am sad

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