Samsung has finally announced the launch of Galaxy S4 at its Unpacked event in New York. Galaxy S4 features 4.99-inch Full HD (1920×1080) SuperAMOED display and 441 ppi pixel density. Galaxy S4 is pre-loaded with the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by new octa-core Exynos processor at 1.6GHz along with 2GB of RAM. The US variant will will be powered with Qualcomm 1.9GHz processor.It has 13 MP camera and 2 MP front camera for HDR and 1080p video recording.
Galaxy S4 comes with new features called Smart Scroll and Smart Pause. Smart Scroll lets you to scroll the content of page which you are viewing without touching the screen just by positioning your eyes. Smart Pause, pauses your videos when you glance away from the phone. Air View features lets you to view details an email or a photo while you hold your hand over the screen for few seconds.
There is also an interesting feature, Group Play, which lets you to share and sync pictures and other media with other Galaxy S4 users through NFC.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs:
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, TouchWiz UI
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9mm
5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
1.6GHz 8-core Exynos/1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
13 MP rear camera, HDR, 1080p video recording
1.9 MP front camera
16/32/64GB storage, microSD slot
Wi-Fi, HSPA+, LTE, NFC, GPS, IR Blaster
2,600 mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy S4 will be launched on 327 carriers in 155 countries and all four major carriers in the US (along with Cricket and US Cellular) in April this year.
It is being expected that unlocked version of Galaxy S4 will be priced more than $800 approx in US whereas Galaxy S4 will cost around £499 inc VAT in the UK.