Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone was launched in April 2013. The Galaxy S4 again redefines the concept and goes a little further, with features never before seen on a smartphone. The design is also overwhelming, with only 130 grams and 7.9 millimeters thick. Initially it will be available in black and white ice fog, although they have promised that they will be more colors in the future.
JK Shin, head of Samsung Mobile, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is designed to improve our lifestyle. All new features have been developed from the ideas and needs of consumers worldwide. He concludes that Samsung will never stop pursuing innovation conceived by the people, in order to inspire change.
The picture quality will leave us speechless
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is the first smartphone to have a 5-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080) Super AMOLED type and an impressive density of 441 dpi, to get a simply stunning image quality. The screen is protected with the new glass Gorilla Glass 3, which improves resistance against bumps, drops and scratches.
For the processor, Samsung has opted for the Exynos 5 Octa processor eight-core 1.6GHz. Depending on the market, there will be a version with a quad-core processor at 1.9 Ghz. The RAM is 2 gigabytes. We can choose between three versions depending on storage, 16, 32 or 64 gigabytes, all expandable via MicroSD slot up to 64 gigabytes.
Dual camera to broaden the possibilities
The camera also receives significant improvements, such as Dual Camera function, which allows us to use the front and rear camera of Galaxy S4 simultaneously. Thus, we can take up to eight different combinations of pictures. This function will also be accessible from the video-call and let us show our partner what we are seeing at the moment.
The camera has 12 shooting modes, including some as interesting as Drama and Sound & Shot Shot, which stores the sound environment when we take a picture. The new Story Album function will be responsible for arranging the pictures by date, location or event. In terms of technical specifications, the rear camera is 13 megapixels with auto-focus, flash and instant capture that lie ahead, is 2 megapixels with Full HD recording capabilities at 30 frames and instant capture.
Samsung has recently developed smartphones running Tizen OS, as an alternative to its Android-based smartphones.