TECH: Everything You Need To Know About The Samsung Galaxy S4

Greetings Travellers!! Are you psyched to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy S4? Well before you even consider jumping out all that money for it maybe you should research what you are buying. So below is all the specs that comes with the Samsung S4. After you read through that, maybe then you can make an informed decision.


2G Network- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
SIM Micro-     SIM
Announced-     2013, March
Status-         Coming soon. Exp. release 2013, April 26th


Dimensions- 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm (5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight-         130 g (4.59 oz)


Type-          Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size-           1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch- Yes
Protection- Corning Gorilla Glass 3- TouchWiz UI


Alert types- Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker- Yes
3.5mm jack- Yes


Card slot-  microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal-         16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM


GPRS-         Yes
EDGE-      Yes
Speed-      HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN-    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth- Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC-        Yes
Infrared port- Yes
USB-        Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host


Primary-         13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features-   Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR
Video-       Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Secondary- Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call


OS-           Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset-         Exynos 5 Octa 5410
CPU-        Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU -              PowerVR SGX 544MP3
Sensors-    Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture
Messaging-      SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser-   HTML5, Adobe Flash
Radio-       No
GPS-         Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java-         Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors-      White Frost, Black Mist

- Wireless charging (market dependent)
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- Smart stay, Smart pause, Smart scroll
- Air gestures
- Dropbox (50 GB storage)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- TV-out (via MHL 2 A/V link)
- SNS integration
- MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
- Organizer
- Image/video editor
- Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input (Swype)


Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Talk time-


SAR US 0.85 W/kg (head)     1.55 W/kg (body)