Exynos Octa-powered Galaxy S4 goes official in China, U.S carriers to have Snapdragon 600 variant around April



Samsung has confirmed that their very latest Exynos 5 Octa Galaxy S4 flagship will be made available to China, the handset will come in four versions, the I9500 & I9508 for China Mobile, dual-SIM I9502 for China Unicom and CDMA/GSM-supported I959 for China Telecom.

The smartphone can already be ordered at an introductory price of 5,199 yuan.

On the other side of the world U.S carriers are still prepping for the Snapdragon 600 Galaxy S4 slated to be released in ‘around April‘, it’ll be available on all major U.S carriers, that includes AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cricket and C-Spire. The handset will also found its way in Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile Stores, as well as Costco, Radio Shack, Sam’s Club, Staples, Target and Wal-Mart. It’ll be available in two different colors, White Frost and Black Mist.

The pricing and available will however vary from carrier to carrier, more details is expected to be made available on this subject soon.

The fourth generation of Samsung’s flagship device builds upon the tradition of excellence and provides consumers with even more innovation that simplifies and redefines the way individuals will interact with their Galaxy S 4. We believe this device will be a true companion to all aspects of a consumer’s life from work, to travel and even watching TV. – Dale Sohn, president of Samsung Telecommunications America