Purported Galaxy S4 image leaks: dark, blurry and quite questionable

by: Chris SmithFebruary 27, 2013

samsung galaxy s4 leak

Hang on your seats, Galaxy S family fans, as we have a purported image of the Galaxy S4, which seems to sort-of back up an image that we saw only a few days ago (the one above).

We say sort-of because this particular picture (see below)  is even darker and even blurrier than the first one. Chaotic.it speculates that today’s picture may have been taken by the same person that leaked the first one, although there’s no way to confirm such a scenario.

Looking at it, we notice what seems to be a rectangular smartphone shape that seems to be pretty much in line with the previous clearer version. But what’s up with that Galaxy S4 logo on the screen? Was the device moving when the picture was taken? Or is that some sort of live wallpaper?


Given the characteristics of the image, we’re certainly holding on to our grain of salt with this one, as it seems to have all the elements needed for “leaked” images: dark environment, lots of blurriness and a dose of strange.

That’s certainly surprising especially in a world where more and more people have access to better and better smartphone cameras – and we would definitely assume that the person that’s able to test the Galaxy S4 like that well ahead of its launch has access to a decent smartphone. In fact, the first photo that we mentioned seems to have been taken with a smartphone camera. Here it is again:

samsung galaxy s4 leak

And there’s always the possibility that we’re looking at some controlled leaks here, with Samsung trying to build as much buzz around its Galaxy S4 handset as possible while the world waits for it to be unveiled, not that we’ll ever know.

With roughly two weeks to go to the Galaxy S4, we’ll be closely cover this particular device, as more leaks are certainly going to hit the web in the coming days.

Thanks, Andrea!

  • Woohoo!! It looks BIG, like at least 5 or 5.3 on the screen, wow NICE! Can’t wait to get my hands on it!!

    • VLS

      it is 4.99″ and my friend who works in Samsung says that the screen on the prototype device which he uses daily isn’t great,..moreover,there is very little change in the samsung UI which isn’t great either,..

      • MasterMuffin

        Yea right… Why are there so many people online with “friends” that have acces to everything, but no people who have actually access to the things you people say? Y U LIE

  • Middle image is proof positive that the SIV will come with a stereoscopic 3D screen, lulz.

  • Don’t think I’m going to pay much attention to this. The Motorola X Phone project will be way better!!!

    • Bill

      I don’t know about that.

  • Mikesphoneandtab

    I really hope that Samsung’s flagship phone is that big. They have honestly disappointed me with their Note 8.0, this is another nono. I saw the leaked images of the Note 8 and I was like “please no” and it ended up being the real deal. Now I see this and I am really worried.

  • vickyjay

    the phone looks ugly ……………………

  • Lex

    Looks lik the real deal to me….n i must say it luks pretty impressive 2 me

  • prada

    that square shaped body & small rounded corner doesn’t look like previous SGS 3.
    more like rounded corner of old Optimus 4X.

    I’d say it’s fake.

  • Chris

    lmao! The phone looks ugly in the dark….smh some of your are seriously idiots

  • Lara

    How is this news? It’s obvious it’s a fake. Duh!

  • Jusephe

    Maybe that’s a new feature, the phone can make a photo of itself !

    • Bill


  • Игорь Николаев

    Fake 100%

  • Garry DeWitt

    The black levels on the screen of this new leak look samoled levels Imo. Thought they were going something else this gen?

  • dragonetti

    WEll it looks like this

  • uu

    the letter arrangement in the first leak is wrong.. :D

    g in Samsung must be on top of the X in GALAXY

  • Magnus100

    I believe it’s the real McCoy and that this is indeed a controlled leak by Samsung. Hopefully the phone doesn’t look that ugly in a well lit environment

  • It’s squared ; so that means it’s so ugly =(