However, he warned that it will be some time before the phone arrives on shelves. Samsung’s yearly release schedule for its flagship Galaxy S phones means we probably won’t see the S4’s successor until March.
It is likely the Samsung Galaxy S5 will not be available until the end of April 2014, going on the availability of the S4.
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Apple unveiled the world’s first 64-bit smartphone on Tuesday. It claimed the iPhone 5S is significantly more powerful that the iPhone 5, and by proxy, the Samsung Galaxy S4.
Samsung is also dismissive of the threat that the iPhone 5C poses to its success in China.
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Apple believes that it can boost its market share in China thanks to stronger brand awareness,“ an unnamed Samsung exec said, reports TechRadar. ”However, with better pricing, a diversified product lineup and solid partnerships with local channels, Samsung plans to keep its current momentum in China.
“We have no reason to allow Apple to steal market share from us.”
Samsung currently has a 20 per cent share of the Chinese market.