On the eve of Google IO, I’d have to say this is the juiciest rumor we’ve heard to date. Seems Samsung has been keeping a tight lid on a project they’ve been working on closely with Google: a pure stock Android Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition. The Galaxy S4 GE will address concerns from the ever growing vocal minority of Android users demanding a pure Android experience from their Android devices, without having to go through the pains of rooting.
If you’re wondering which carrier will be the first to offer the device on its store shelves, it appears that T-Mobile could be ready and willing, with the device packing T-Mo’s very specific radio bands inside. Still no word on pricing but if true, would you guys be chomping at the bit to get your hands on a Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition? Consider my interests piqued.
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- Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 with stock Android
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