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New Samsung Galaxy S4 – Features and Specifications

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This article was originally published on June 5, 2013.

Samsung Galaxy S4 is the latest addition to the Galaxy series. Like other Galaxy models, S4 comes with new attractive features and specifications. It has a beautiful 5 inch full HD AMOLED display and powered by a superfast 1.9 GHz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM.

It runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly bean) OS with a 13 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera. Moreover it has a 2,600 mAh battery and IR LED for remote controlling of your home entertainment system.

Air Gesture is one of the unique feature about Samsung Galaxy S4. Answer all your calls by just waving your hand in front of the screen. So you don’t have to actually touch the screen. This includes features like Quick glance, Air jump, Air browse, Air move and Air call accept.


Other camera features include Dual shot, Drama shot and Sound & shot. Dual shot feature allows you to take a dual photo using both the rear and front camera at the same time. 

Drama shot feature enables you to create a series of snaps in one single photo. With Sound & shot feature, you can give voice to all your photos as it captures sound with pictures.

Specifications
ColorBlack, White
Display5inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi
Processor1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor / 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor
OSAndroid 4.2.2 (Jelly bean)
CameraMain(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
Memory16 / 32 / 64GB memory + microSD slot (up to 64GB), 2GB RAM
Sensor
Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyro, 
Barometer
Temperature & Humidity, Gesture
Battery2,600mAh
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80)
GPS / GLONASS
NFC, Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)
IR LED (Remote Control), MHL 2.0
VideoCodec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark, HEVC
Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p)
AudioCodec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, 
FLAC, AC-3, apt-X
Network2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) : up to 6 different band sets (Dependent on market)
Camera featuresDual Shot , Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360 Photo, Animated Photo, Eraser, Night, Best Photo, Best Face, Beauty Face, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Sports
Other featuresGroup 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 Voice™ 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)
Dimension136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, 130g
For more information about this product, visit Samsung Electronics.

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Aeronautical engineer and a science enthusiast. Also an editor & founder of Svash Media.

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