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Review of: Galaxy S4
smartphone by:
Samsung

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Rating:
5
On March 19, 2013
Last modified:March 18, 2013

Summary:

Galaxy S4 is the latest just released Samsung phone powered by 8-core Exynos processor and featured by touch-less control ability Galaxy S4 may become a new hit on the market

Galaxy S4 : Best Android Phones series

Last Friday Samsung introduced its new smartphone Galaxy S4

Galaxy S4 comes with some interesting features. New features Smart Scroll and Smart Pauseare focused on the ability to control the smartphone without touching the screen. Smart Scroll is used for scrolling pages while Smart Pause pause the video when the user is not looking on the screen. Smart Pause is based on face movement recognition technology.

Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S3

Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S3

Photo by Gizmodo

Design

Design of Galaxy S4 did not change much comparing with the previous model Galaxy S3. However as you can see on the picture Samsung S4 is thinner. The body of the smartphone is made from polycarbonate. Galaxy S4 weighs 130 grams and has a thickness of 7.9 millimeters.

Display

Galaxy S4 comes with 1920×1080 Super AMOLED 5-inch display that provides 441 ppi density.

Processor

There are two models of Samsung Galaxy S4.  First model is powered by quad-core Snapdragon processor manufactured by Qualcomm. The second model is powered by eight-core Exynos processor manufactured by Samsung.

Memory

Galaxy S4 comes with 2GB of RAM and 16, 32 or 64 gigabytes of internal flash memory expandable via MicroSD slot.

Battery

Smartphone has the removable battery with the capacity of 2600 mAh.

Sensors

Samsung has a few new built-in sensors such as the sensor of temperature and humidity. Infrared sensors allow using Galaxy S4 as a remote control. There is also some kind of motion capture sensor.

Software

Galaxy S4 is running on Android 4.2.2. There are some pre-installed programs such as language translator S Translator and Annex S Health. Annex S Health is the software for collecting measurements from medical devices such as pulse sensor.

Networking

Galaxy S4 supports 4G network. Samsung claims that the device works in all existing LTE networks. Such interoperability definitely will be recognized by customers in many countries.

Cameras

Galaxy S4 equipped by two cameras: 2 megapixel front and 13 megapixel rear camera. The smartphone is capable of taking pictures on both cameras simultaneously. In 4 seconds the camera could make about 4 hundred pictures and construct a single best quality photo.

Galaxy S4 Availability

Sales of Galaxy S4 will start in late April. The price of the device is not yet specified. Samsung declared that the Galaxy S4 will be available in 155 countries.

Galaxy S smartphone series

Galaxy S family of smartphones was introduced by Samsung in 2010. Since that time the company has sold more than a million units of Galaxy S. The previous model Galaxy S3 was released in May 2012.  It became very popular. There were over 40 million Galaxy S3 smartphones shipped to the customers. Samsung is currently the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile devices.

Galaxy S4 is the latest just released Samsung phone powered by 8-core Exynos processor and featured by touch-less control ability Galaxy S4 may become a new hit on the market