It’s official: Samsung (005930) has confirmed that the company will debut its flagship smartphone next month in the United States. Earlier reports claimed Samsung would launch the Galaxy S IV on March 14th in New York City. On Monday, the company’s mobile boss J.K. Shin revealed during a press conference at Mobile World Congress that the Galaxy S IV will be unveiled at Radio City Music Hall on March 14th.
The Galaxy S IV is expected to be equipped with a 4.99-inch full HD 1080p display, a 1.9GHz Snapdragon 600 processor and a 13-megapixel rear camera. The highly anticipated smartphone is also rumored to include a microSD slot, 2GB of RAM, NFC, LTE, wireless charging capabilities and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Samsung’s Galaxy S IV will be the first handset Samsung unveils in the U.S. since the original Galaxy S was announced at CTIA in 2010. The critically acclaimed Galaxy S II was announced in Barcelona in 2011, and the current-generation Galaxy S III debuted in London last year.