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Samsung Galaxy S IV phone to have unbreakable screen, report says

The Samsung Galaxy S III, above, will be succeeded by a model with a so-called unbreakable screen, reports say.
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Samsung’s rumored flagship phone, the Galaxy S IV, may feature a new technology that will make its screen “unbreakable.”

A Reuters report citing unnamed sources includes several details about what to expect on the next major Samsung release, and chief among them is the possible inclusion of a plastic OLED display. The plastic screen, which would replace the current glass display used for the Galaxy S III, is touted as being unbreakable.

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We heard about the unbreakable, plastic Samsung screen last month in a Wall Street Journal report that also said the new displays could make them foldable. Reuters says the unbreakable screens could be the key selling point for the GS4.

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But besides being unbreakable, the report also says the Galaxy S IV’s displays will be even bigger than the GS3’s 4.8-inch screen. Additionally, Reuters says the displays will be higher resolution than be before.

According to Reuters, the GS4 is also expected to have a quad-core processor and a 13-megapixel camera.

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The report pinpoints the phone’s launch for next April. For reference, the GS3 began to roll out in Europe and other parts of the world this past May.

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