Samsung ended all the speculations and rumors on the company's new flagship handset when it officially launched the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 on Thursday in New York. End of the chapter for that part, period.
In this edition of my post, I'm gonna "unboxed" the specs and "unpacked" the features of the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 very briefly and straight to the point. Hopefully, at the end of this article you'll already have an idea if the Galaxy S 4 will be next Android smartphone that you're going to buy or not buy for yourself.
The new Samsung Galaxy S 4 is an interesting Android handset and let me enumerate the reasons why I said that. Of course, everybody has their own opinions and thoughts on what they like or don't like in a particular smartphone device and I respect that.
Anyways, going back to the features and specs of the Galaxy S 4, here's a brief review of this smartphone.
Operating System (OS): Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Processor: Exynos 5 Octa 5410, 1.9GHz quad-core; or 1.6GHz Octa-core (depending on what region you're from)
Memory: 2GB of RAM
Storage: 16/32/64GB storage; can be upgraded up to 64GB via microSD card
Display: 5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 441 pixel density; complemented with Gorilla Glass 3
Camera: Main Camera / Rear Camera: 13-megapixel, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera / Front Camera: 2-megapixel, 1080p @30fps, dual video call, dual shot, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture
Battery: 2600mAh Li-Ion removable battery
Cellular and Wireless: 2G GSM 850/900/1800/1900, 3G HSDPA 850/900/1900/2100, 4G LTE, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Infrared port
Body Design: Special polycarbonate body, slim bezel, wide display, unique textured design
Chassis Dimensions: 136.6 (Height) x 69.8 (Width) x 7.9 mm (Depth)
Smart Screen: Smart Stay, Smart Pause, Smart Scroll, Smart Rotation
Air Gesture, Air View
Drama Shot, Dual Shot, Sound and Shot
S Translator, S Health
Wireless Charging Cover/Pad
The price of the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be about $725 (US) / 480 pounds (with no contract). This smartphone is expected to be available on or after April 26, 2013 on major carriers in the US and Europe.
Below is a short video footage highlighting both the specs and the special features of Samsung's new flagship phone, the Galaxy S 4. Enjoy folks!
Video Credit: Samsung/YouTube