Samsung Galaxy S4: Complete coverage

Samsung announced its new Galaxy S4 smartphone. The gadget features a wide range of top-flight features and functions including  a Full HD Super AMOLED display, a 5-inch screen, a 13-megapixel camera, and support for a wide range of wireless networks including multiple LTE networks.

Full video of press event:

Full specs:

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 6 different band sets(Dependent on market)

Display

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

AP

1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor / 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor

The selection of AP will be differed by markets.

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

Camera

Features

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 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)

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)

2GB RAM

Dimension

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, 130g

Battery

2,600 mAh

Click here for Samsung's Galaxy S4 press release.

Complete Fierce coverage of the Galaxy S4:

HTC takes swipes at Samsung's Galaxy S4, unleashes aggressive guerilla marketing
March 15, 2013 | By Phil Goldstein
HTC promised to be more aggressive in its marketing to counter the likes of Samsung Electronics and Apple--and that attitude was in full display in HTC's reaction to Samsung's unveiling of its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4. Article

Does Samsung want to make Android irrelevant?
March 15, 2013 | By Phil Goldstein
NEW YORK--I want to preface this by saying that I think Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 is an incredibly well-designed smartphone with a handful of innovative features that will help it stand out in the market. Given that, along with Samsung's marketing budget and the massive array of operators it has lined up to sell the GS4, I have no doubt Samsung has a mega-hit on its hands, and will likely sell tens of millions of GS4 units. Editor's Corner

Samsung pushes Samsung-branded content, services with Galaxy S4 launch
March 14, 2013 | By Mike Dano
Samsung Electronics took the veil off its new Galaxy S4 smartphone, the new, top-of-the-line flagship smartphone from the world's largest vendor of handsets and smartphones. Importantly, the company is also promoting a range of Samsung-branded services and applications with the phone, including Samsung Hub, Samsung WatchON, Samsung Apps, Samsung ChatON and Group Play. Article

Samsung unveils Galaxy S4, draws support from AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile
March 14, 2013 | By Phil Goldstein
NEW YORK--Samsung Electronics officially launched its newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which it hopes will become a best-seller like its predecessor, the Galaxy S III, and help Samsung retain its position as the No. 1 global smartphone maker. Article

Samsung heads into Galaxy S IV launch with marketing advantage, supply chain concerns
March 13, 2013 | By Phil Goldstein
Samsung Electronics will take the wraps off its Galaxy S IV smartphone tomorrow in New York City, but it already has one advantage over rival Apple: it's spending more on marketing. Article

Samsung sets stage for Galaxy S IV release, with raised expectations
March 11, 2013 | By Phil Goldstein
Samsung Electronics is widely expected to unveil its latest flagship device, the Galaxy S IV smartphone, Thursday night at a media event in New York City, and when it does it will be showing off more than just new hardware and software--Samsung will be displaying to the world how it approaches a major smartphone launch now that it is the undisputed global leader in smartphones and handsets in general. Article

Report: Samsung's Galaxy S IV will track eye movements to scroll
March 5, 2013 | By Phil Goldstein
Samsung Electronics is gearing up for the launch of its Galaxy S IV smartphone next week, and leaks are starting to pour in about the gadget's purported specifications and features. According to a New York Times report, one of the new software features will allow the device to track users' eyes to determine when to scroll to a page on the screen. Article

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