The Samsung Galaxy S4 might come across as a fairly basic upgrade from its predecessor, but according to a new teardown, it turns out the new hardware is significantly more expensive.
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Market intelligence firm IHS iSuppli is reporting that the bill of materials for the HSPA+ version of the Galaxy S4 costs roughly $236.
Here's a few examples on how the two generations in the flagship Galaxy smartphone series differ:
Nevertheless, while there have been reports about pricing and availability in other countries, Samsung has not revealed how much the Android smartphone will cost to consumers -- either with or without a contract.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to roll out this spring will all of the major wireless providers in the United States.
In total, Samsung during the device's unveiling last week that the S4 be available with 327 carriers across 55 countries.
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