The Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 is the Snapdragon 600-powered variant of the smartphone introduced by the South Korean company mid-March. Samsung Galaxy S4 launch event took place in New York, and just like it happened with the previous generation, it was called Samsung Unpacked.
The South Korea-based company is using its proprietary Exynos 5 Octa chipset for the international variant of the SGS4, but, due to the LTE limitations of the octo-core unit, the North American market and several other countries have received the LTE-friendly Snapdragon 600 SoC. Manufactured by Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 600 comes with four Krait 300 cores clocked at 1.9 GHz (200 MHz higher than HTC One, Xperia Z, or Optimus G Pro) and an Adreno 320 GPU.
Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 features 2 GB of RAM and a feature-packed 13 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support. The front facing 2 megapixel camera is also capable of recording full HD videos being ideal for video calls. The smartphone has a 2,600 mAh battery even though is only 7.9 mm think and weighs 130 grams.
In terms of connectivity the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE, NFC, IR blaster, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host, and 3.5 mm audio jack.
Samsung Galaxy S4 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, of course customized by the South Korean phone maker with the Nature UX interface. You are probably aware about the software features of the Galaxy S4, but I’ll remind you about Air View, Air Gesture, Smart Scroll, Group Play, S Health, S Translator, and Smart Pause anyway. The camera app of the Samsung Galaxy S4 also brings loads of interesting features like Drama Shot, Eraser, Cine Photo, Dual Shot, Dual Recording, or Sound and Shot.
Even though there are lot of features squeezed inside the new Samsung Galaxy S4, many of you might want to install a new ROM on your device. If you want to go for a custom ROM, you should now that you will need to root your Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505. We are inviting you to navigate through the Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 Rroot section of our website and select the method that best suits your needs.
You should also be aware of the fact that rooting your Samsung Galaxy S4 will void the warranty of your terminal, but fortunately, you can restore it by installing an official ROM. In order to choose a new ROM (whether it’s official or custom) we advise you to also have a look at the Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 Update section of our website.
Even though all the Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 solutions have been carefully tested by our writers, we held no responsibility if, for some reason, you end up bricking your device.By Alex Dumitru