Few hours ago, the South Korean giant unleashed its biggest gamble till date - the Samsung Galaxy S4. Unlike Apple events, where Steve Jobs used to be the main highlight; same cannot be said for Samsung. But the makers behind the Samsung Note 2 optimally placed the successor to the Galaxy S3 in front of the world with pride.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is real and set for a joyful ride starting April end. As far as Indian release is concerned nothing can be said at the moment but reportedly the smartphone will hit the shelves around April only. GizBot believes that the Samsung Galaxy S4 would retail upwards of Rs. 45,000; naturally, it is a viable competitor to Apple's iconic iPhone 5.
So, why not pit the device against Apple iPhone 5. It makes sense because both devices are fighting for the same pie, same market and same consumers. Let's dig into the feature.
Samsung Galaxy S4 - Your next high end smartphone?
Highlighted specifications and features
The Samsung Galaxy S4 has finally arrived after much hullabaloo. Yes! It's real and would likely to arrive in the month of May in the Indian market (Unconfirmed). Specification wise, the device can kill an iPhone easily. Here is the peek-a -boo in the world of the Galaxy S4-:
The device has a 4.99-inch Super HD AMOLED display( 441ppi) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 2GB of RAM, 16GB/32/64GB of internal storage , supports micro SD cards( up to 64GB), octa core Exynos 5 processor ( International variant only), 1.9-GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor ( US variant only), Q1 Wireless charging, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE , Global 4G LTE, NFC, 2,600mAh battery, 3G, 13-mega pixel rear camera with LED Flash and a 2 -mega pixel front facing camera, IR blaster, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and 130grams , new TouchWiz UX interface.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with some slick software enhancements: Air View and Air Gestures ; S Heath; S Translators; Samsung Knox; Samsung Home Sync; Dual Camera; Sound and Shot; Drama Shot; Eraser among others.
Apple iPhone 5 - Would your migrate to the Samsung Galaxy S4?
Tim Cook launched the mega successful iPhone 5 back in the year 2012. Its predecessor had real innovative features which was found missing from the latest gen iPhone. Here are the well discussed specifications of the Apple iPhone5.
The Apple iPhone 5 has a 4-inch IPS Retina Display( 326 ppi) with resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels , 1GB of RAM , 16GB/32GB/64GB of internal storage ( fixed storage), Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G LTE, A6X processor , dual core clocks at 1.6-GHz , iOS 6, 1,440mAh battery , an 8-mega pixel rear camera and 1.2-GHz front facing camera and weighs 112grams . The device sells for Rs.45, 500 (16GB) in the Indian market.
Let us know in the comments section below, whom would you vote for - Galaxy S4 or iPhone 5?