|Nearly identical in exterior design to the Galaxy S3|
Samsung Galaxy S4 release date and priceThe Samsung Galaxy S4 will roll out with a staggering 327 operators across 155 countries and the Galaxy S4 release date is April 26.
U.K. - List of retailers that will be selling the Galaxy S4.
Australia - Full list of carriers selling the S4
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be about US $725 (£480 / AUD$695) SIM-free, although the Galaxy SIV price is yet to be confirmed.
|Don't be fooled! That "aluminum strip" is actually plastic on the new Samsung Galaxy S4.|
Samsung Galaxy S4 dimensions, weight and designThe S4 is smaller than the Galaxy S3 at 136.1 x 69.8mm. It's a 5-inch handset, which is exactly the same height as its predecessor (5.38 x 2.34 x 0.5 inches).
It's also unbelievably thin - considering the amount of tech stuffed inside - with the Samsung Galaxy S4 measuring a svelte 7.9mm.
It's a whole gram lighter than its predecessor too, at 130g.
|Samsung Galaxy S4 versus iPhone5. Side by side comparison.|
|As expected, the Samsung Galxy S4 is much larger than the iPhone5.|
Exclusive, New Galaxy S4 Features
- "Dual Camera": so you can take simultaneous photos and videos using both the rear and front cameras, then blend the pictures together
- "Story Album": curates content, such as SNS posts, memos, location and weather information, as well as photos and videos, to create a photo album which is personalised around your timeline of special occasions and events
- "Group Play": means you can enjoy music, photos and games with those around you, without requiring a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal
- "Samsung Smart Pause": so you can control the screen using your eyes
- "Air View": allows you to hover with your fingers to preview the content of an email, S Planner, image gallery or video without having to open it
- "Air Gesture": so you can change a music track, scroll up and down a web page, or accept a call with a wave of your hand
- "S Health" software: empowers your life by keeping you up-to-date with health and wellbeing information through a range of accessories
|Samsung Galaxy S4 rear camera and SIM card slot.|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 2600mAh battery|
- Processor - Samsung Exynos 1.6GHz processor has a whopping eight cores. Some countries will get the Octo-core Exynos 5 while others the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro.
- Memory - 2GB of RAM
- Storage Capacity - Available 16, 32 and 64GB
- Screen Display - 5 inch. Super OLED screen has a stunning 441ppi, Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 display.
- Network - 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz, 3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz, 4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps): up to six different band sets (Dependent on market)
- Connectivity - WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80), GPS / GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE), IR LED (Remote Control), MHL 2.0, Sensor Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer, Temperature & Humidity, Gesture.
- Operating System (OS) - Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1
- Battery - 2600mAh
- Camera - Main (Rear): 13 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BIS, Sub (Front): 2 Mega pixel camera, Full HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag, BIS
- Video Codec - MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark, HEVC
- Recording & Playback - Full HD (1080p)
- Audio Codec - MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X
- Dual Camera - Dual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call, Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360 Photo, Cinema Photo, Eraser, Night, Best Photo, Best Face, Beauty Face, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Sports.
Specs and story courtesy of TechRadar.com
Photos courtesy of TheHuffingtonPost.com