Samsung has officially announced its “next big thing”, the Galaxy S IV (S4) Smartphone at the unpacked event.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with most of the features that has been leaked in previous articles, it gets a huge 5-inch Super AMOLED display plus it gets a design that looks similar to the Galaxy S3, but slimmer and a bit taller.
As the successor to the Galaxy S3, it features a bigger display with minimized bezel, a more powerful processor, a better camera with enhanced features and more unique functions.
The new flagship device is powered by a Samsung’s 8-core Exynos 1.6GHz processor with 2GB of RAM, but in certain markets, it will features a 1.9 quad-core processor instead.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available in three separate models; a 16GB, 32GB and 64G internal storage and supports microSD up to 64GB.
In addition to its powerful features mentioned above, it comes with a slew of other features including a 13-megapixel main camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling and self portraits.
The phone has the ability to use both cameras at the same time, plus it provides users with 8 different ways to combine the two photos taken by the two cameras.
Similar to the newly launched HTC One, the S4 also gets WiFi 802.11ac for high-speed wireless Internet and sports InfraRed that will work with Samsung WatchOn app to control home entertainment media devices such as DVD player, HDTV and even air conditioner.
There are other specifications such as NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/GLONASS and MHL are also included. It also supports 4G LTE and runs the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS with a custom UI.
Samsung will release the Galaxy S4 globally starting in April. In the US, all the big four network (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless) as well as US Cellular and Cricket will carry the 8-core smartphone. lack Mist and White Frost color options are available.