Samsung Galaxy S4 Introduced in India at Rs 41500: Here Are 15 Best Features

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Finally, South Korean tech titan, Samsung announced its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S3 successor - Samsung Galaxy S4 - for India sales today. The Galaxy S4 has been launched in the nation at an asking price of Rs 41,500 and the handset will be boasting the powerful Exynos 5 Octa 5410 processor and running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS.

Speaking of availability, Galaxy S4 will debut for sale starting tomorrow noon, April 27 in Samsung retail shops in metropolitan cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Also, the Samsung eStore will start shipping the smartphone on April 27 from 12 PM. The first 400 consumers who book the S4 will receive an free accessory kit and special offers. Further, the handset will be available in the EMI scheme as well.

Form Factor: Galaxy S4 measures 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm in dimension and 130 grams in weight.

When it comes to display, Galaxy S4 flaunts a 4.99 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with a stunning resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a pixel density of 441 ppi approximately. The mulit-touch display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Processor: Galaxy S4 is equipped with a powerful Exynos 5 Octa 5410 processor housing a 1.6GHz quad core Cortex A15 processor and a 1.2GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor alongside a PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU. The four cores of Cortex A15 are meant for intense tasks and the other four cores of Cortex A7 are meant for lighter workloads. Possibilities are rife that a quad core version of the smartphone will debut in October 2013.

Operating System: Galaxy S4 is based on the latest variant, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. Hence, Galaxy S4 will have enhanced software features including Photo Sphere camera, Gesture Typing, Miracast, DayDream, improved notifications, quick settings, support to multiple user accounts, improved Google Now and more.

Camera: Galaxy S4 has a 13MP rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, dual shot, HDR and a 2MP front camera with 1080p video recording ability.

Storage: Galaxy S4 has 16GB internal storage, a micro SD card slot supporting up to 64GB expandable storage and a 2GB RAM.

Connectivity: In terms of Internet connectivity, Galaxy S4 comes with super fast 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Infrared port and micro USB 2.0 with USB Host features.

Battery: Galaxy S4 comes powered by a 2,600 mAh battery claimed to offer better battery life than Galaxy S3.

Vodafone Plan

Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a special Vodafone tariff plan offering unlimited date, 3000 local and STD minutes and 750 SMS.


Samsung will be making the official Flip Cover, S View Cover and Wireless Charging Kit right from tomorrow.

Galaxy S4 - 15 Best Features

Samsung claims that Galaxy S4, the sleek and innovative smartphone was developed to redefine the lives to give an easy and hassle-free user experience. To make that possible the smartphone has come up with various software features, highlighted in the slideshow below. Take a look!

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Full HD Super AMOLED Display

Galaxy S4 has been introduced in India with the world's first full HD Super AMOLED display to showcase images at their very best. Its 5-inch large screen has 441ppi for stunning viewing quality. The Samsung Galaxy S4 also utilizes Corning's new Gorilla Glass 3, making it a durable travel companion for all of life's adventures. 

Dual Shot

This feature captures an image simultaneously from both the front and back cameras. Also, users can choose from a variety of frame effects which blend the two pictures naturally and also adjust the size of the small picture inside the big one.

Drama Shot

The Drama Shot is an extension to Burst Shot and it captures all the sequences and combine them into a single frame from beginning to end.

S Translator

The Galaxy S4 also has come with the S Translator feature just like LG Optimus G Pro which provides instant translation, using text or voice translation on applications including email, text message and ChatON. This instant translation is possible both from speech to text and text to speech and ensures that you can rely on the correct information whilst abroad.

Sound & Shot

The Sound & Shot is an unique feature that can record special moments with sound and voice together. The feature records about 9 seconds of sound and makes the pictures amazing adding an all new dimension to them.


The Eraser feature lets users erase the noise or disturbing part of an image and thereby create a wonderful shot.

Group Play

One of the software innovative feature of S4 include the Group Play function, where users can enjoy music, photos, documents and games with those around them without even requiring a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal. This feature will enable users to connect directly with others to share, play and co-create content and entertainment instantly.

S Translator

The Galaxy S4 also has come with the S Translator feature just like LG Optimus G Pro which provides instant translation, using text or voice translation on applications including email, text message and ChatON. This instant translation is possible both from speech to text and text to speech and ensures that you can rely on the correct information whilst abroad.

S Voice Drive

Now with S4, users will be able to you can activate commands via voice control for optimization when driving. Once connected with a car Bluetooth, the phone automatically turns into driving mode converting text to speech so you can easily and safely check messages with no need to look at the screen.

Animated Photo

Animated Photo can capture of the 5 seconds of video and create a GIF images.

Samsung Adapt Display

One of the trending software features in tech world right now, where the smartphone will offer an optimal viewing experience, customized for each type of application, along with Samsung Adapt Sound, which will offer an optimal level and type of sound, personalized for each user, to make the most out of life.

Samsung Smart Pause

This feature will enable users to control the screen by where you look. When you are watching a video, the video pauses when you look away then it starts right up again when you are back. Also there is a Samsung Smart Scroll feature which will allow users to scroll the browser or emails up and down without touching the screen. It recognizes your face looking at the screen and movement of your wrist and then scroll the pages up or down accordingly. 

Air View

One of the most innovative feature where Samsung Galaxy S4 will allow users to hover their fingers to preview the content of an email, S Planner, image gallery or video without having to open it. You can even see a magnified view on the internet browser, or a phone number saved in the speed dial on the keypad. Also with Air Gesture, you can change the music track, scroll up and down a web page, or accept a call with a wave of your hand.  

Samsung WatchON

The Galaxy S4 will transform into an IR remote to control your home entertainment system including TV, set-top box, DVD player and even air conditioner. In addition, you can enjoy various content including live TV, cable TV and VOD based on the rich information provided by EPG (Electronic Program Guide). 

S Health

The Galaxy S4 empowers your life by keeping you up-to-date with health and wellbeing information using the new ‘S Health' software. The combination of sensors built within the device systematically and automatically monitors your health, surroundings and so much more to help improve your quality of life. Also, users can easily check their health conditions using food diary, exercise diary and sleep monitor to stay fit and healthy.

Share Music

Another innovative feature where, the users will be allowed to have the same song playing on multiple phones in sync to create the best party atmosphere. 

Samsung Optical Reader

This will offer users to automatically recognize text, a business card or QR code information, and providing useful functions such as translation, call, text message and search.

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