Samsung Galaxy S4 Specifications and Review

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specifications

Keeping the same size of Galaxy S3, Samsung brings its new Galaxy S4 with increased 5-inch display having Full HD resolution. Keeping in the view the competitors specially LG G3 with 5.5-inch display, it seems to be less but still there are reasons that it can compete.

It has adopted many of its features form the smartphones already available in the market. Its screen resolution is same as the Sony Xperia Z1 and the HTC One, though it has the advantage of Super AMOLED HD which the others lack.

With this striking advantage the Galaxy S4 also comes with the faster and more powerful processor to run the more functions impressively, increased storage space with an expandable memory slot for micro-SD card along with 4G, NFC and many more, packed under its hood.

Samsung also went through software upgrade, along with the upgraded specs. The most of its upgrade include the improved camera, better networking environment to make the communication with friend easier, also the media is improved. Its health care features are also upgraded. With better hardware performance and the new dedicated apps, it’s there to care for your health and fitness.

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In the field of pricing the Samsung Galaxy S4 is an attractive smartphone with droped prices. It’s available in the UK with most reasonable prices at £380 without contract. As compared its prices are even less than its equivalent 16GB iPhone 5C.

It has an impressive design, with its body being sub-8mm thick and light as 130g it feels like you have hold a piece of plastic in your hands. Though it’s handy and lighter but it gives the feeling of standard compared to the others which being light also feel cheap. Samsung have managed to bring a solid and better construction in its Galaxy S4.

Looking at its predecessors the Galaxy S3, it seems that the newer S4 looks similar to it; no doubt it had adopted the best from the earlier devices. It also comes with a load of sensors present on the front of the screen. These include the camera sensor which tracks your eyes along with a front face 2MP camera and a sensor to judge the phone position, when you take your phone to the ear for calls.

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It also has an amazing infra-red blaster on the top, which enables you to remotely control different devices such as TV, DVD player and even air conditioner.

General Features of Samsung Galaxy S4
Networks Supported
Operating System Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), v4.3, upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Chipset Exynos 5 Octa 5410
Processing Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
Graphics PowerVR SGX544MP3
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture
Announced 2013, March
Status Available. Released 2013, April
Manufacturer Samsung
Dimensions (WxDxH) 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm (5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz)
Colors Available White Frost, Black Mist, Arctic Blue, Black Edition
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Card Slots microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM
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Data & Communications
Speed HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browsers HTML5
Radio No
GPS & Navigation Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
Resolution 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash.
Features Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., check quality
Type Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Stand By (2G) / Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time (2G) / Up to 370 h (3G)
Music Play Up to 62 h

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