Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 (with specifications)

Get a glimpse of what Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 is all about! Said to be the first smartphone packed with an 8-core chip, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is tagged as a “Life Companion,” with all its features.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is set to roll out in the market on April 26, 2013.

Here are some features to look forward to with the new Samsung Galaxy S4:

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“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 specifications

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)

Display:
5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi

Processor:
1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor

OS:
Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)

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

Additional Features:
Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games, Story Album, S Translator, Optical Reader, Samsung Smart Scroll, Samsung Smart Pause, Air Gesture, Air View, Samsung Hub, ChatON (Voice/Video Call, Share screen, 3-way calling), Samsung WatchON, S Travel (Trip Advisor), S Voiceâ„¢ Drive, S Health, Samsung Adapt Display, Samsung Adapt Sound, Auto adjust touch sensitivity (Glove friendly), Safety Assistance, Samsung Link, Screen Mirroring, Samsung KNOX (B2B only), Google Mobile Services Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search

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

Memory:
16/ 32/ 64 GB User memory + microSD slot (up to 64GB)

RAM:
2GB

Dimensions:
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, 130g

Battery:
2,600 mAh

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