US telecom operator AT&T had announced a week ago that it will start taking pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S4 starting April 16 for $250 with a two year contract. At $250, Samsung Galaxy S4 was priced for $50 more than the usual introductory price for high-end smartphones, including Apple's iPhone 5.
However, it has now cleared the air in regards to the pricing of Samsung Galaxy S4 and shared that $250 is the contractual price of 32GB version of Samsung Galaxy S4. The company clarified that the 16GB variant of Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available for $200. There is no word in regards to how much an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 will cost in US or when it will start retailing.
In UK, an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 is available through Amazon for 699 Pounds. In Portugal, the smartphone has been listed for 690 Euros. As of now, there is no word on when this smartphone will be available in India or at what price.
Just to recap, Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 5-inch full-HD screen with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, and pixel density of 441ppi. It is powered by 1.6GHz Exynos octa-core processor in some regions, and a 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor in others. It has 2GB of RAM and a PowerVR SGX544MP3 triple-core GPU.
The smartphone will come in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants but will also feature a microSD card slot for expanding the memory. The Galaxy S4 packs in a 13-megapixels rear shooter and a 2-megapixel one on the front. The Galaxy S4 also offers more camera features including dual-shot, employing the use of both front and back camera, an eraser shot mode to remove people from photos, and a Cinemagram like feature called Cinema Photo, among several other tricks.