Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy S4, which is the successor to the record breaking Samsung Galaxy S III. Design wise the device stays true to Samsung’s design language and its exactly has all the numerous rumors portrayed it to be. The device features a new polycarbonate body.
The official specifications shows that many of our earlier reports about the Galaxy S4 are apparently true. There are two versions of the Galaxy S IV, one only for America and the other for the rest of the world. The US version will feature a 1.9 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T processor while the rest of the world will get the smartphone with the 1.6 GHz Samsung Exynos 5 Octa processor.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 features a Super AMOLED 4.99 inch display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The phone which looks almost identical to the previous Galaxy S III, has a larger and sharper display than S III. As mentioned earlier, the Galaxy S IV is made out of polycarbonate plastic, which has managed in keeping the device very light as it weights only 130g.
Galaxy S4 also has a 13 megapixel camera with Auto-focus and zero shutter lag. The device has a decent 2 megapixel front facing camera to support video calls. The smartphone runs on the Android Jelly Bean Operating System and has Samsung’s traditional TouchWiz Nature UI. The handset has a battery of 2600 mAh, which the company claims wouldn’t drain faster.
Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S4
- 4.99 inch Super AMOLED display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels screen resolution
- Exynos 5 Octa processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 in US)
- 2 GB RAM
- PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU (Adreno 320 in US)
- 16/32/64 GB internal memory
- microSD slot up to 64 GB
- 13 megapixel rear camera
- 2 megapixel front facing camera
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
- 2600 mAh battery