A flagship mobile that is designed to revolutionize the way smartphones are used in everyday life, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is not simply smart, it is technology that changes lives. The S4, touted to be a life companion, operates on the Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system and employs a first-of-its-kind, super powerful Octa Core processor, comprising of 1.6 Ghz Quad and 1.2 Ghz Quad processors, backed by 2 GB RAM and boasts of PowerVR SGX graphics for performance, speed and functionality which are literally off the charts. Network:
Operating frequency bands of any mobile phone is the key part of its specification. The supported frequency bands only determine whether a certain handset is compatible with a certain network carrier. The operating frequency brands of this phone in the 2G network are GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and in the 3G network are HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 and in the 4G network is LTE which is market dependent.Body and Display:
The dimensions of the phone are 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm. It weighs about 130 grams. The phone has a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. Capacitive touch screens work by recognizing the electrical properties of the human body instead of pressure and generally we cannot use stylus in capacitive touch screens and so handwriting recognition is not allowed in capacitive touch screens. But capacitive touch screens are more sensitive than resistive touch screens.
The screen size is 5.0 inches with approximately 441 ppi pixel density. The screen resolution of the phone is 1080 x 1920 pixels. The touchscreen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
It has multitouch feature also. Multitouch refers to the ability of a touch sensing surface to recognize the presence of two or more points of contact with the touch sensing surface. The constant tracking of the multiple points allows the mobile phone interface to recognize gestures, which enable advanced functionality such as pinch-to-zoom. Memory:
The phone has a microSD card slot. The external memory can be exteded up to 64GB using a micro SD card. The internal memory of the phone is very high. It comes with 16/32/64 GB internal storage. The phone has an impressive Random Access Memory of 2GB. Connectivity:
Samsung Galaxy S4 utilizes both EDGE and GPRS technologies in order to connect to cellular networks. Wi-Fi is also available. It has the facility of Bluetooth connection and micro USB which help to connect with other hardware devices directly or indirectly. NFC is also available. Camera:
This phone has a 13 megapixel primary camera. The camera has a resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels. The features of the camera include autofocus, LED flash, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR etc. There is a 2 MP secondary camera on the front to make video calls.Features: OS:
OS is an infrastructure operating component of a smartphone. It is the vital component of a smartphone as it controls all the basic operations of a smartphone. This phone comes with Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean).CPU, Chipset and GPU:
The CPU is 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7. The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. The phone comes with Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Chipset. The GPU of the phone is PowerVR SGX 544MP3.Sensors, Radio, GPS and Java:
The phone has sensors like Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture etc. GPS is also available with A-GPS support and GLONASS. Global Positioning System is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather, anywhere on or near the Earth, where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. The phone has no FM radio. Java is available with Java MIDP emulator. Key Features:
The model is available in three colours White Frost, Black Mist. It supports microSIM card. The key features of the phone include 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) etc.Battery:
The phone is powered by standard Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery. Market Status:
This phone was announced on March, 2013. It was released on April, 2013.