The Samsung Galaxy S4 is the company’s flagship for 2013. Launched mid-march during the Samsung Unpacked event held in New York, the Samsung Galaxy S4 continues the design language introduced last year with the debut of the Galaxy S3.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes pre-loaded with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with the company’s proprietary Nature UX user interface that brings new features like Smart Scroll, touch less gestures, and a feature-packed Camera app.
Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 600 chipset with four Krait 300 cores clocked at 1.9 GHz and Adreno 320. Even though the international variant of the Galaxy S4 comes with an Exynos 5 Octa SoC, the South Korean company ditched it because it wasn’t compatible with the 4G LTE networks in North America and other regions.
The new flagship smartphone also boasts a 5-inch display with Super AMOLED technology and a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, resulting in a pixel density of 441 ppi. The screen is protected against scratches by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 technical specifications list also includes 2 GB of RAM, 16/32/64 GB of internal storage, expandable using microSD cards of up to 64 GB, and all the connectivity features worthy of a modern smartphone: 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 chip, IR blaster, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host, and a 3.5 mm audio jack.
The 13 megapixel camera mounted on the back has support for full HD video recording, autofocus, LED flash, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR, while the front facing camera has a 2 megapixel sensor and 1080p@30fps video recording capabilities.
Samsung Galaxy S4 i9505 measures 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, weighs in 130 grams, and has a 2,600 mAh battery.
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