Samsung Galaxy S4 

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launchApr, 2013

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Design

  • Fairly comfortable to hold, despite the large size

Display

  • Beautiful, stunning, large display with high resolution, vivid colors, great viewing angles, decent outdoor visibility

Software

  • Android interface, polished with TouchWiz Nature UX
  • Tons of add-on features and apps
  • A few of the add-on features are gimmicky, and the long list of such features can sometimes overwhelm and confuse

Performance

  • Slick, smooth, breathtakingly fast performance powered by a powerful processor

Camera

  • Very good camera (natural colors, good exposure, good details)

Audio

  • Good loudspeaker
  • Decent call quality

Battery

  • Good battery life

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  • Excellent web browser

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.2, Upgradeable to 5.0 LollipopNo more updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.6 GHz, Octa Core
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby370 hrs
Battery Talktime17.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight130 gm
Thickness7.9 mm
Camera
Primary Camera13.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Image Stabilization
  • HDR
  • Dual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call (Simultaneously with front and back cameras)
  • Simultaneous HD video and Image Recording
  • HD Video Recording (Front Facing Camera)
  • Drama Shot
  • Sound & Shot
Secondary Camera2.0MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
USB On-The-GoYes
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
More
  • S Translator
  • Optical Reader
  • Samsung Smart Scroll
  • Samsung Smart Pause
  • Air Gesture/Air View
  • S Travel
  • S Voice Drive
  • S Health
  • Adapt Display
  • Adapt Sound
  • Screen Mirroring
  • Samsung WatchON
  • HomeSync
  • Group Play
  • IR LED (Remote Control)
  • Dropbox (50 GB Storage)
  • Photo Editor
  • Video Editor
  • Story Album
  • Samsung Hub- Game Hub, Learning Hub, Music Hub, Video Hub

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