Samsung Galaxy S4 Unveiled in New York Launch

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The long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S4 was unveiled at an international launch held at the Radio City Music Hall in New York March 14, 2013. New features, a good handful of new technology and many interesting ideas, the Samsung Galaxy S IV is a good setup and a terminal that has many ballots to become the new king of the Androids.


These features include a 4.99 inch screen with a high resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p), an 8-core Samsung processor and a 13megapixel camera. Also the design is much like that of an oversized Galaxy S3.

The user experience is improved (through TouchWiz). Includes Smart Bluetooth 4.0, infrared, temperature and humidity sensor and battery of 2600 mAh. It has 2 GB of RAM and, as expected, there will be 3 versions including 16, 32 and 64 GB storage. Galaxy S4 features 8-core Exynos 5 processor runs at 1.6 GHz.

The 13 Megapixel of the rear camera and the 2 megapixels front camera can be recorded simultaneously. In this way, it can position the face of the person recording anywhere on the screen. In addition, you can activate the shutter with voice commands.


Dual Camera“, used both cameras to record video simultaneously, creating a composite video with both. Sound & Shot , on the other hand, creates a picture with embedded audio. Drama Shot, and Eraser are functions implemented in the camera, which allows us to create a composite photo with multiple exposures, while achieves Eraser “erase” unwanted people.

Have a look to the following major features introduced in the Samsung Galaxy S4

Adapt Display


Adapt Display, is a new technology implemented by Samsung that will modify the values ​​of the AMOLED screen, adjusting the brightness / saturation and more, according to what we are seeing.

Improved S Voice

S Voice also brings some improvements, functioning more like a personal assistant, able to read text messages, and perform actions. Voice commands have also been enhanced to interact while driving through S Voice Drive. S Voice Drive is a mode that activates voice commands in order to use our phone while driving without having to touch it, avoiding any distractions

Samsung Group Play

Samsung Group Play allows interconnection between various Samsung Galaxy S4 (up to 4), which allow simultaneous use of the devices speakers, plus work for multiplayer games.

Samsung Watch-On

With the help of Samsung Watch-On we can convert the Samsung Galaxy S IV on a remote control that can be used both for the TV, DVD or even air conditioning.


Instant translation tool enhanced by the use of the option text to voice and voice to text.  S-Translator is a translator that recognizes up to 9 languages, both spoken and written, automatically. Thus, a user can speak their language and have the phone translate the conversation. For now contains the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, English, and Spanish.


Samsung Galaxy S4 i9500 features & specs:

  • Screen 4.99inch, 1920 x 1080 Super AMOLED
  • Dimensions 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9mm
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5410
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Graphics processor PowerVR SGX 544MP3@533MHz
  • RAM 2GB, Weight 130g
  • Storage 16/32/64GB + microSD
  • Front Camera 2MP, Rear Camera 13MP
  • Connectivity WiFi N, 4G, microUSB (MHL 2.0), Bluetooth 4.0
  • OS Android 4.2.2+TouchWIz
  • Battery 2,600mAh
  • Sensors Accelerometer, RGB light, compass, proximity, gyro, barometer, IR gesture, temperature and humidity

Samsung Galaxy S4 Unboxing video

For Galaxy S III users, note that, company announced that S3 will feature all the innovations that have been included in the Samsung Galaxy S IV. We’ll see how long it takes to get this update and how it behaves this software on the Samsung Galaxy S III.


Vishal Gaikar

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