Much anticipated flagship smartphone by Samsung goes official, yes we are talking about Samsung Galaxy S 4 – Life Companion. Samsung Galaxy S 4 has deep design inspirations from its predecessor Galaxy S 3. Although Samsung has laid too much efforts on the internal hardware and software enhancements for its Galaxy S 4 smartphone. Below we will have a detailed look at hardware & software enhancements being offered, pricing, colors, availability promo videos and hands on demonstration videos of Samsung Galaxy S 4.
Samsung Galaxy S 4 Device & Hardware Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be having 4.99″ of HD Super AMOLED PenTile matrix screen, having resolution of 1920×1080 pixels with the pixel density of 441ppi. Thanks to slimmer screen bezels that helped to increase the display size as compared with Galaxy S 3. The back of device is equipped with 13MP of camera with LED flash, whereas front camera is 2.1MP and is capable of new features like eyes and hands tracking (smartstay & airplay). Its worth noting that you will be able to use both camera(s) at the same time with ChatOn Dual Video Chat feature.
Samsung will release two versions of Galaxy S 4 as the part of their market differentiation strategy. Both versions will have 2GB of DDR 3 RAM & LTE connectivity. Galaxy S 4’s connectivity features are stunning as well, WiFi offering a/b/g/n/ac (HT80), WiFi Direct & WiFi Hotspot. The 4G LTE, which now supports download speeds of up to 100 Mbps, and upload speeds of 50 Mbps. Bluetooth 4.0, IrRemote, NFC, GPS are also available. It will arrive in three storage capacity variants namely 16GB, 32GB & 64GB, having expandable storage via microSD card.
Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 comes pre-loaded as the operating system of Samsung Galaxy S 4. The international version will be equipped with Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chipset which has PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU & four Cortex-A15 cores running at 1.6GHz + four Cortex-A7 cores clocked at 1.2GHz, means there will be total of 8 cores clocked at variable speeds and they won’t be running simultaneously unless required by CPU intensive apps and games in order to result in enhanced battery life. While the other version of Galaxy S 4 which has been designed according to specific market requirements has Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset with 4 Krait 300 cores and Adreno 320 GPU. It is also observed that some markets might also be getting Galaxy S 4 with wireless charging capability, thanks to the wireless charging enabled back cover, even if you won’t be getting wireless charging support out of the box, you’ll be able to purchase the wireless charging enabled back cover, separately.
Samsung Galaxy S 4 weighs 130 grams despite of having big 2600 mAh battery and is thinner than its predecessor Galaxy S 3. It would be great if you could pair up many Galaxy S 4 devices together to make the ultimate sound system, thanks to Group Play application in Galaxy S 4.
Price Tag of Samsung Galaxy S 4
Samsung’s official price tag for their flagship Galaxy S 4 is around $700, which is almost same as that of any previous Samsung’s flagship Galaxy series smartphone. However you can buy Samsung Galaxy S 4 for just $673 right from here
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Availability of Samsung Galaxy S 4
Galaxy S 4 will be launched in two colors White Frost and Black Mist for 327 carriers in 155 countries at the end of April 2013.
Promo & Hands on Videos