Samsung's recently announced Galaxy S4 smartphone has received a record amount of pre-registration interest.

The Carphone Warehouse has announced it has seen four times the amount of pre-registrations for the Galaxy S4 smartphone than its predecessor. This is not to be confused with pre-orders which have not opened for the Galaxy S4 yet. See also: Samsung Galaxy S4 release date.

Graham Stapleton, Chief Operating Officer at Carphone Warehouse, says, "The vast number of pre-registrations we’ve had for this device is evidence how hot the Galaxy S4 is going to be. The launch event in New York clearly captured the imagination of many of our customers - acting as the driving force for the busiest pre-registration period we’ve ever seen!"

See also: Samsung Galaxy S4 supports wireless charging.

Pre-registration for the Galaxy S4 so far is 446 percent that of the Galaxy S3, and over a shorter period of time. The figures account for five days for the Galaxy S3 and three for the new Galaxy S4.

Carphone Warehouse wouldn't actually detail how many pre-registrations it's had, though. Pricing details for the Galaxy S4 will be announced closer to its 26 April release date. See also: Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z comparison review.

"The Galaxy SIII launch broke records last year and was always going to be a tough one to beat, but the S4 is already proving to be a more than capable step up in the series that will inspire many people to make the switch to Android from other operating systems. This device is the one to watch for 2013." added Stapleton.

The Galaxy S4 features a 5in Full HD SuperAMOLED screen, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and a 13Mp camera. Look out for our Samsung Galaxy S4 review soon.

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