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Any idea on how much it would cost to get one with an upgrade available (and if I was willing to extend my contract for two years)?

The rumor is that it's going to be slightly more expensive than the Galaxy S3 because of the high tech involved.

But who knows? Samsung may have a big improvement in their manufacturing efficiency meaning manufacturing prices may be kept low.

We'll see on March 22!
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The rumor is that it's going to be slightly more expensive than the Galaxy S3 because of the high tech involved.

But who knows? Samsung may have a big improvement in their manufacturing efficiency meaning manufacturing prices may be kept low.

We'll see on March 22!

March 22, that's soon... why then? What's going on!?
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March 22, that's soon... why then? What's going on!?

The SGS4 will be announced on March 22 according to some reliable sources.
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These new phones comes out 2 quick lol.

It feels like the S3 just came out under a year ago and already its almost time for most to switch.
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These new phones comes out 2 quick lol.

It feels like the S3 just came out under a year ago and already its almost time for most to switch.
Yeah, that's why Android annoys the hell out of me. The phones refresh way too quickly and the companies/carriers withhold updates to force upgrades. Say what you will but the iPhones are awesome since you receive updates throughout the whole life until the next carrier upgrade hits (2 years) and easily beyond that. I had my iPhone 4 since launch and could have stuck with it since updates are stilling rolling out for it along with jailbreaks.

Anyways, back to Samsung. They better ditch Pentile with the GSIV like they did for the Note 2.
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Then again, while you do get iOS updates faster, they're crippled for older versions.
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Then again, while you do get iOS updates faster, they're crippled for older versions.

The only (major) thing as of recently was the omission of Siri otherwise they're not crippled.
Edited by Marin - 2/6/13 at 10:22am
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Yeah I typed that thinking there's something else, and I still think there is, but i can't place what it is.

Maybe I'm wrong.
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Yeah, that's why Android annoys the hell out of me. The phones refresh way too quickly and the companies/carriers withhold updates to force upgrades. Say what you will but the iPhones are awesome since you receive updates throughout the whole life until the next carrier upgrade hits (2 years) and easily beyond that. I had my iPhone 4 since launch and could have stuck with it since updates are stilling rolling out for it along with jailbreaks.

Anyways, back to Samsung. They better ditch Pentile with the GSIV like they did for the Note 2.

The iPhone 5 launches every year. Same goes for the Samsung Galaxy Series. Except different launch times for the Galaxy S and the Galaxy Notes.

Basically identical except that Samsung has 2 main smartphone product lines.
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I will still stand by iOS being the smoothest OS but the Note 3 may be my next phone.
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