The New Samsung Galaxy S4 Rumoured To Once Again Use A Plastic Body
Next week we will see the new Samsung Galaxy S4 officially unveiled. This new model will become the flagship model in the Korean manufacturers range and prior to its release we are hearing numerous rumours relating to the specification that this device will boast. The latest news to emerge about the phone suggests that Samsung will once again use a plastic chassis on this handset.
Earlier in the year we heard rumours that Samsung were toying with the idea of using a more premium material on the body of the new Samsung Galaxy S4. Recently we have seen a number of new handsets arive sporting high quality builds including the new HTC One with its Aluminium body. It now looks as though the new Galaxy S4 will follow in the footsteps of the Galaxy S2 and S3 by sporting a plastic chassis. This latest news have come courtesy of SamMobile who report that the sides of this new device will be made from a metallic material but the back panel will keep its plastic form.
Another source that backs up this report is renowned mobile blogger Eldar Murtazin who claims to have seen the new Samsung Galaxy S4 in the flesh and that the model indeed offers a plastic finish. The vice president of Samsung, Y H Lee, has also apparently now confirmed that the new device will once again use similar materials as were incorporated on previous generations of the device. This news was revealed by CNET although no direct quotes were given from Mr Lee. The use of plastic in the construction of the device apparently reduces production times. When it comes to choosing the material used on a new handset Samsung do not only consider the aesthetic qualities but also the manufacturability and durability of the material in question.
We will get to see exactly what the new Samsung Galaxy S4 has in store for us when it is officially unveiled in New York on March 14th.