And the wait is over, Samsung shows off their Android flagship mobile Samsung Galaxy S4. According to Samsung, Galaxy S4 will be hitting 155 countries in the end of April. Apart from the upgraded specs from its successsor Galaxy S3, S4 has some really interesting and useful stuffs packed with. No doubt there already exist a great fight in the Android industry with many well known companies, but Samsung Galaxy S 4 really stand out from the crowd. And moreover with the expected price of $850, Galaxy S4 goes head on with Apple’s iconic iPhone.
Samsung Galaxy S4 key features/apps
- CPU: 1.6GHz Exynos Octa-core chip or a 1.9GHz quad-core Qualcomm, depending on your region
- Memory: 2 GB DDR3 RAM
- Storage: 16/32/64 GB
- Battery: 2600 mAh removable
- Connectivity: 4G LTE on all networks with LTE Roaming
- Display: Full HD Super AMOLED screen, 441ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Camera: 13 MP Rear Camera, 2 MP front camera
- Body: 130 grams, Polycarbonate case in two flavors: Black Mist and White Frost
- Features: Samsung Knox, S Health, S Translator, Group Play, Samsung Home Sync, Air View touch-less interface, Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, Sound and Shot.
- Operating System: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Some other extra ordinary features
- Smart Pause/Smart Scroll: This is the most talked and most interesting feature of Samsung Galaxy S4. Smart Scroll enables you to scroll using your eyes! But the function is restricted to video playback. Through this awesome feature, Galaxy S4 can sense whether you are watching a video or not, and the second when you look away from the screen, video will automatically pause and resume as soon as you get back.
- Air View/Air Gesture: Using this feature you can almost do anything without touching the screen. You can accept or reject calls, browse internet, go through your gallery and change songs, but no need to touch the phone.
- Group Play: You can transfer and instantly view or play documents, music files, photos, and other content to other Galaxy S4 handsets. It even supports multi-player games.
- S-Voice Drive: Samsung adds a new functionality to its Siri-beating voice control feature S Voice, which will be helpful while driving.
- S-Health: One can track his/her diet, workout time, blood pressure etc. using this app.
- Dual camera features: The phone allows you to simultaneously shoot with its 13-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front cameras. So you can place yourself in a group photo while shooting it or give a peek of your surroundings while being on a video call.
- Sound & Shot feature: Just another ‘cool’ feature. You can record 9 seconds of audio while you are capturing a photo.
- S-Translate: The phone translates voice and text on the fly through this tool. It is integrated with the e-mail and messaging app, in addition to being present through a standalone app.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Price
Samsung didn’t mention about the price of Samsung Galaxy S4, but we can expect a price tag of $850 that’s around Rs. 45,000.