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Samsung Galaxy S4 faces release date delays in UK

Anyone who has pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy S4 in the UK may not receive their handset on release day due to supply issues.

Samsung is currently struggling to provide enough handsets to meet customer demand after so many people pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy S4. Supposedly delivered into expected hands tomorrow morning, April 27, some may be disappointed not to receive a Samsung Galaxy S4 package tomorrow.

“There has been unprecedented demand for the Galaxy S4 in the UK,” said Samsung in an official statement. “Samsung is working hard to ensure that pre-orders and sales across all channels are fulfilled as soon as possible.”

Taking a look at the UK network providers, anyone wanting to order a Samsung Galaxy S4 now will be faced with “Out of Stock” warnings, waiting times of around two weeks or the option to receive updates when the store is restocked.

O2 has said that some customers who put a pre-order in before April 19 will receive their Samsung Galaxy S4 tomorrow and will get a confirmation text if they provided a contact number. However, other customers putting a pre-order in before that date may be unlucky, with their handset delivered on an unspecified date “from April 27”.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Features

Anyone lucky enough to receive their Samsung Galaxy S4 tomorrow will be able to enjoy a plethora of new features, including photography perks like Eraser Shot and Dual Shot mode and UI additions like Air View and Smart Scroll.

Taking in the 5-inch Super AMOLED Full 1080p display, users will gain access to the latest Samsung TouchWiz UI laid over Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Powered by a 1.9Ghz quad-core processor and a 2,600mAh battery, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is a slim but powerful Android device that packs a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with 2-megapixels up front.

Due to launch tomorrow, we hope the majority of those who pre-ordered will receive their handset tomorrow, but at this stage it looks unlikely that everyone will be so fortunate.

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