Samsung Electronics announced today the fourth generation Galaxy super smartphone -- the Galaxy S4.
Well, want to know what's new in Galaxy S4, here it is -- the phone's design is modified by encompassing a larger screen size and battery, minimized bezel; all housed in a light (130g) and slim (7.9mm) shape and as Gizbot predicted the smartphone will come in two color options including Black Mist and White Frost; with a variety of additional color options to follow later this year.
"With the GALAXY S4, Samsung is again going to enhance the way we live," said JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung. "All the innovative features of GALAXY S4 were developed based on the insights and needs we found from our consumers all around the world. Following the successful GALAXY S series, this phone is yet another great proof point of people-inspired innovation. At Samsung we'll never stop pursuing innovation conceived by people, so we can inspire them in return."
The Galaxy S4 boasts 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with 441ppi accompanied by Corning's new Gorilla Glass 3. The brand new phone also comes with the capability of glove technology. Further, it is equipped with 1.6GHz Exynos Octa-core chip, however, it can also come with 1.9GHz quad-core Qualcomm, depending on the region. Moreover, it packs 2GB RAM, 13 MP Camera, 2,600mAh battery and Android 4.2.2 out-of-box.
The camera of the device comes with f/2.2 aperture and autofocus, front-facing camera is 2MP this time and it features the 'Dual Camera' function that allows simultaneous use of both front and rear cameras.
On the Connectivity front, Galaxy S4 has WiFi 802.11ac, a/b/g/n, an IR blaster providing remote control access using Samsung's WatchON service, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 + LE and also MHL 2.0.
Further, there are a lot of S software features in the new device, including 'Story Album,' 'Group Play,' 'S Translator,' 'Samsung Smart Pause,' 'Samsung Smart Scroll,' 'Air View', 'Air Gesture', 'S Voice Drive,' 'Samsung Optical Reader' and more. Gizbot will explain all that in other series of write-ups on the newly launched.
Further, for your information Samsung GALAXY S4 will be available from Q2 globally including US, partnering with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, as well as US Cellular and Cricket. In Europe, Samsung GALAXY S4 is partnering with global mobile operators such as Deutsche Telecom, EE, H3G, Orange, Telenor, Telia Sonera, Telefonica, and Vodafone. The prices of the phone has not been releases yet.