At the Google I/O event at New york today Google dropped an unexpected pleasant surprise, A Samsung Galaxy S4 edition that will deliver the Nexus user experience.
In case you are not aware of what it means, the special edition will come with stock Android OS without the Samsung TouchWiz overlay and any customizations, similar to what one experience in the Nexus devices. It also means this special edition Samsung Galaxy S4 will be first to receive all the Android updates Google will keep pushing. No more waiting games.
Apart from running stock Android, the device would be a completely unlocked device that comes with an unlocked bootloader and available at Google Play Store beginning with US market starting from June 26. The device runs on both T-Mobile and AT&T’s LTE networks and comes with 16GB of storage.
The special edition Samsung Galaxy S4 Nexus edition is priced at US $ 649.
So, Samsung Galaxy S4 edition with Nexus user experience. A BIG news it is.