The Samsung Galaxy S4 is an upgrade to the world's most popular smartphone Samsung Galaxy S3. It has become the phone to wait for. The phone comes with a bundle of new features, including new camera, sound and shot, it now responds to waves and gestures, new battery etc. It comes with very unique features.
HardwareThe phone weighs 0.1 ounces lesser to its predecessor. It comes with clearest display screen in the market, with 41ppi Super AMOLED HD display. The Galaxy S4 will be equipped with either 1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor or 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor and 2 GB of RAM.
Samsung will be selling three different models of the phone : 16, 32, and 64 GB of internal storage. The microSD slot will support up to 64 GB of additional storage. The phone will be powered by 2,600 mAh battery. The phone is covered by a full 24 month manufacturer's warranty.
- 41ppi Super AMOLED HD display.
- 3G (HSPA + 42MB/sec download)
- 4G (LTE Cat 3 100MB/sec download / 50MB/sec upload
- 16, 32, 64GB internal storage
- 2GB of RAM
- Dual-band 802.11abgn/ac Wi-Fi
- microSD slot (upto 64GB)
- 1.6GHz Octa-Core processor/1.9GHz quad-core processor
- Global Positioning System (GPS)
- Near Field Communication (NFC)
- Infrared LED
- microUSB charger
- 13-megapixel rear-facing camera/2-megapixel front-facing camera
- 2,600mAh battery
- Full HD video Recording
- Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
- 130 Grams
- 5-Inches Screen
CameraThe phone comes with a new camera. This is one of the most powerful feature of Samsung Galaxy S4. The rear facing camera is 12 MP and the front facing camera is 2 MP.
Dual ShotThe front-facing camera is used to capture images and video, which can be displayed in a small window over the image or video taken by the rear camera. This feature allows the user to take advantage of the both cameras.
Sound & ShotThis is a unique feature of this phone. This feature lets the user tie audio clips with images.
Drama ShotDrama shots combine a number of photos taken in a sequence to show an action in a single photo. For example, a dog performing antics.
So, thats all about its new camera.
Music HubThe Samsung Galaxy S4 will be powered by 7Digital Music Hub. The Samsung Galaxy S4 users will have access to over 23 million songs, which can be either streamed or purchased.
Air ViewYou can hover fingers over the screen to get a preview of certain things from the homescreen, without having to open them.
App free printingHP and Samsung have partnered to allow Samsung Galaxy S4 to print directly to 180 HP printer models, without configuration. Users can print from their smartphones by connecting both the printer and the handset via the same Wi-Fi network. They can also create a direct wireless link between the phone and the printer.
Smart PauseThe video will stop playing automatically if the user turns away his/her eyes from the screen.
Group PlayThis allows the same song to be played back simultaneously through different Galaxy S4 handsets.
Air GestureYou can scroll the web pages, change the music tracks with the wave of your hand.
Samsung TranslatorThe phone comes with built-in translation service that can do speech-to-text or text-to-speech in nine languages. The feature does not requires network connection.
Samsung HubIt is a software by Samsung which offers digital content like Google Play.
Samsung HealthThis allows the user to keep a check on heart-rate monitor, calories counter etc.
Samsung KnoxAllows users to keep work and personal data separate on the phone.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available in United Kingdom from 26 April. Walmart will sell the AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile versions of the phone. Staples will also sell the phone. The phone will be available at other retailers too, including Best Buy, Costco, Target, Radio Shack and Sam's Club.
You can also buy Samsung Galaxy S4 Cases from a UK retail company.