For months, it’s widely been accepted that the world’s number one mobile manufacturer is brewing something a little higher up the ladder than the flagship Samsung Galaxy S5.
In that time, we’ve referred to it as the Samsung Galaxy F, Galaxy KQ, Galaxy S5 Prime and Galaxy S5 Premium, and what do you know? We’ve come full circle to Galaxy F, with a cheeky press shot to boot.
Incredibly, the Samsung Galaxy F moniker was first mentioned back in September 2013, almost nine months ago, and the phone has yet to show face despite a widely rumoured appearance at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February – alongside the bog standard Galaxy S5.
Giving credence to the notion of an all-new branch of Galaxy, the Galaxy S4 Zoom’s successor was unveiled as the Galaxy K Zoom – not the Galaxy S5 Zoom.
It’s twitter-based leak machine @evleaks resurrecting the Galaxy F name here, with a picture showing a phone that looks very, well, Samsung, with a brushed aluminium rear.
Other rumoured Samsung Galaxy F specs include a 5.2in QHD display (2560 x 1440), quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, a 16MP rear camera with OIS (optical image stabilisation), and inevitably KitKat Android 4.4.
Expect some sort of Samsung Galaxy F announcement before the LG G3 goes on sale (July 1; Samsung and LG don't much like each other), though rumour has it the super-specced smartphone mightn’t stray too far from Korea.