Design and Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S4 is the high profile successor to the Samsung Galaxy S3. The phone has a 5-inch Super AMOLED screen with a full-HD 1080p display resolution and density of 441 ppi, which is among one of the best when it comes to mobiles. The phone houses a 2 GHz Octa-core Exynos 5410 CPU, with quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 cores working in conjunction. The device comes with 2 GB RAM. The device runs on the latest verison of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, with Samsung's TouchWiz Nature UX 2 as a skin that forms the default UI.
Camera and Multimedia
Samsung has included a 13 MP primary camera that has features like Geo-tagging, LED Flash, Auto Focus, Face and Smile Detection. The camera also has a Panorama shooting mode, and Burst Mode. The camera shoots full HD videos with simultaneous video recording and shooting images. In the front, the phone includes a 2 MP camera that provides the ability to make full HD video calls. The phone is also state of the art in terms of multimedia capability, with all major video and audio formats being included.
Connectivity and Features
Samsung Galaxy S4 allows for quad band 2G, 3G networks and provides LTE connectivity. The phone offers Internet connectivity via GPRS, EDGE, 3G and LTE as well as Wi-Fi. The phone comes bundled with the usual set of connectivity in terms of Bluetooth 4.0, micro-USB 2.1 and NFC. This phone also has a feature called Air Gestures that allows for users to interact with the mobile through gestures. Also, features like Smart Stay make use of eye tracking to automatically detect when a user is not engaging with the device.
Battery and Storage
The 2600 mAh battery included in the Galaxy S4 is more than sufficient to last the mobile through a day's worth of heavy activity, which might include video calling, browsing through 3G and the occasional gaming. The S4 comes with 16/32/64 GB storage variations, with a micro-SD slot that allows for an addition of a further 64 GB.