The price of Samsung Galaxy S4 in the US and the release date was kept under wraps even though the phone was released with much fanfare in New York City on March 14. The review of Galaxy S4 has been flattering with key highlights being the eye-motion technology and the S Translator among other things.
The release date for Galaxy S4 in USA , in the words of Samsung President J.K.Shin is late April, 2013 with no concrete date being given. The release date of a smartphone depends on factors like the carrier you have and the country you live in. If you live in the US, the processor for S4 is different from the one you get if you are in India. In the US, the processor for S4 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 while in other countries it Exynos 5 Octa processor.
Cost of Galaxy S4 in USA
In the US, the main carriers that sell Galaxy s4 are AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T- Mobile, Cricket Wireless and US Cellular. Though these carriers have maintained a stoic silent on the release date and the price, there are reports that state that the price of Samsung Galaxy S4 in US with a two-year contract is between $199 and $299. There are also reports that the official release date for the Galaxy S4 is April 26. The cost of an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 is about $800.
Galaxy S4 in Canada will carry a price tag between $199 and $299 with a three year contract. An unlocked phone will be sold at around $800. Since a huge number of carriers like Rogers, Fido, TELUS, Wind Mobile, Koodoo, Virgin Mobile, Videotron, Mobilicity and SaskTel, one can expect discounts in the price. The release date is supposed to be in the middle of May, 2013
Galaxy S4 will release by the first two weeks of May, according to information given by Italian tech blog Android Caotic. The price of Galaxy S4 in Italy is €699 ($905) with a European warranty and €599 ($776) with an Italian warranty. The processor is Exynos 5 Octa processor. There is no information about which Italian carriers will sell them at this point of time
The four carriers that will sell Galaxy S4 include Virgin, Telstra, Optus and Vodafone. The release date for Galaxy S4 in Australia has been projected to be between April and June. 2013. The processor for the Australian variant is Exynos 5 Octa
Galaxy S4 will cost €649 ($840), as pre-order price. The release date has not been given but it is believed that the processor for the German variant is Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
Tele 2 , the European carrier has mentioned that Galaxy s4 will work with the Snapdragon 600 processor and will have a price tag of SEK 220 ($34) per month on contract. The first batch of handsets will be delivered to people between late April and mid- May.
Galaxy S4 Price in India and Release Date
Samsung Galaxy S4 price is India is Rs. 40,000 ($739) and 45,000 ($832) and there is no contract as is the norm for phones here. The release date for Galaxy S4 in India is early May 2013 and it will include Exynos 5 Octa processor and 3G connectivity. Vodafone and Airtel are two carriers that will tie up with S4.