- 3G/4G LTE
- 4.99’’ Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) - 441 ppi
- 1.6 GHz Exynos Octa-core or 1.9 GHz Qualcomm quad-core
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- 13 MP Rear Camera
- 2 MP Front Camera
- 2GB RAM
- 16/32/64 GB User Memory + up to 64 GB microSD
- 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
- 130 grams
- 2,600 mAh battery
- Wireless-ac support
- IR LED - use it as a TV Remote
In addition to upgraded hardware and an unprecedented and innovative design, Samsung also introduced many original software packages. They include:
Dual Camera - Use both the front and back camera at the same time, so that you can capture an event and your own reaction to it.
Group Play - Allows multiple Galaxy devices to link together to play games over Wi-fi.
Smart Scroll - Scroll by tilting your phone forwards and backwards.
Smart Pause - Pause/resume a video if your eyes look away from the screen.
S Health - Gathers health information, such as sleep patterns, heart rate, blood sugar/pressure, compiled via accessories. Your phone can also make reports for you.
S Voice Drive - Use your phone while driving (using voice), as long as your car has Bluetooth. It’ll also tell you messages, use voice-to-text to respond, and give directions.
HomeSync - A home server for Samsung devices, which syncs your photos. You get 1 TB of storage with up-to 8 user support.
Story Album - Sorts photos into albums depending on location.
Samsung Knox - Separates your phone into 2 sections - Work and personal. the work profile can be wiped by your IT administrator to protect sensitive information. Sounds quite similar to BlackBerry 10.
Adapt Display - Adjusts saturation, contrast, and brightness depending on the surrounding conditions.
S Translator - A built in translator which works for 9 languages (hopefully more later).
Eraser - Allows you to erase parts of an image.
Drama Shot - 100 photos in 4 seconds, then puts it all in one image.
Sound & Shot - Record sound while taking a photo. The sound plays back when you view the image.
The Galaxy S 4 is slated for a late-April release depending on your location. In Canada, we are expecting a mid-May release.
Co-written with Vincent Hung, Timothy Mui, and Joseph Wong.