Today is the day we’ll finally get to see the Samsung Galaxy S4 when the company’s newest smartphone is unveiled at a New York City event later this afternoon.

Thanks to new video leaks, though, we might already know what to expect.

There were these screenshots that appeared Wednesday and now we have some video demos from SammyHub that show several new features of Samsung’s flagship phone.

The videos demonstrate Floating Touch, SmartPause, the new unlock screen and a new web browsing experience.

Floating Touch allows you to hover over icons, links, etc., instead of “clicking,” to get extra information instead of actually pushing the screen. It’s very similar to Samsung’s Air View S Pen functionality, just without the stylus. In the video, the user hovers over images to see a bigger photo and hovers over contact names to find out more info.

SmartPause pauses and resumes video according to whether you’re looking at it or not. The unlock screen looks slightly different with an added sparkle, while it appears you can now browse the internet with hand gestures.

We’ll be covering Samsung’s event this afternoon, so check back around 5 p.m. for that.



Comments

  • jak

    The 90s called and wants its white keyboard back!

    • sunshine

      That’s a rainbow keyboard from the 70s

  • guest

    Impressive pace of innovation coming out of Samsung. Apple looks like it’s in slow motion by comparison, and MS doesn’t even rate.

  • Uriah Romero

    Smart Pause and the floating touch features should be useful to many, but I can’t see myself using it much. I do see myself using the 1080p display that should make for a pleasant watching experience. During the train ride to work at DISH, I like to stream my live and recorded shows on my current phone since it takes a bit of time. I’m able to stream from my DVR wherever I go using the DISH Anywhere app, and I think it would be great to have a higher resolution display to view on.

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