Samsung Galaxy S4 Expected Release Date, Specification and Price Details
The most awaited phone of the current year and the successor to the Samsung Electronic’s blockbuster Galaxy S3 is all set for its launch in the first quarter of 2013. Yes , we are talking about the Samsung Galaxy S4. Samsung released a teaser video hinting at the company’s plans for the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 in January, promising ‘something new’ for its fans.
Sadly, the Samsung Galaxy S4 wasn’t unveiled at the show, as the company focused on its range of TVs and home appliances.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a phone that many people are talking about lately ahead of its expected release in April or May . Although nothing about S4 has been confirmed by Samsung , yet we have heard plenty of leaks and rumors regarding its specs . The latest news claims that as with last year, Samsung will likely hold its own separate event to launch the latest iteration of its flagship Galaxy S franchise.
What is New in Galaxy S4?
The most interesting new features in Samsung S4 are described below.
1. Motion Sensor:
Motion sensor has been added into the new Samsung Galaxy S4. It will help you to move/scroll up/scroll down some applications without touch your finger on the screen. For example if you are watching photos in your album, then just move your hand on the scree instead of swap it. it will move to the next photo.
2. Eye Ratina Detector:
The Galaxy S4 screen will adjust automatically as per your eye’s distance from the screen.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Special Features:
Samsung Galaxy S4 features will be better and upgraded as compared to Samsung Galaxy S III.
Recent reports indicate that Samsung will introduce wireless charging in S4 which will be a blessing for the users keeping in view the charging problem of the smartphones with so many apps and features consuming battery in no time .But unlike other smartphones such as the Nokia Lumia 920 or Droid DNA, the service won’t be built-in. Users will have to buy a kit with a wireless charging station and replacement cover .Samsung is also expected to introduce Exynos 5 Octa-core Processor which will be fastest processor for samrtphones till date . The next Galaxy S phone will also reportedly feature a larger 2,600 mAh battery, compared with the Galaxy S3’s 2,100 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Specifications
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|DISPLAY||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
Corning Gorilla Glass 2
|MEMORY Card slot||microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal : 16 GB storage , 2 GB RAM
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR|
|USB||Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go|
13 MP, autofocus, LED flash
|OS||Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|Colors||Titanium Gray, Sapphire Black|
|BATTERY||Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS|
|Browser||HTML5, Adobe Flash|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS|
Samsung Galaxy S4 Expected Price
Throwing better specs and features into the upcoming smartphone may make it more expensive than its predecessors .The expected price in India is around 41,000-43,000 INR . Although an increased price may seem a downside , however the benefits of a better service and faster software updates may be advantageous for the company .
Do come back for the latest updates on the Samsung official announcement of their next blockbuster and to read about its comparison with other market giants Apple , HTC etc.