Samsung Galaxy S 4 official: 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 13 MP Camera, Octa-Core CPU, 2GB RAM

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Samsung have officially taken the cover off the Galaxy S IV and we now have images, specs and features of the new device. So let’s not waste anytime and take a look at the official specs.

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2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) : up to 6 different band sets(Dependent on market)


5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi


1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor

The selection of AP will be differed by markets.


Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)


Main(Rear): 13 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BIS

Sub (Front): 2 Mega pixel camera, Full HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag, BIS


Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark, HEVC

Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p)


Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X



Dual Camera: Dual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call

Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360 Photo, Cinema Photo, Eraser, Night, Best Photo, Best Face,

Beauty Face, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Sports

Additional Features

Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games
Story Album, S Translator, Optical Reader
Samsung Smart Scroll, Samsung Smart Pause, Air Gesture, Air View,
Samsung Hub, ChatON (Voice/Video Call, Share screen, 3-way calling)

Samsung WatchON

S Travel (Trip Advisor), S Voice™ Drive, S Health
Samsung Adapt Display, Samsung Adapt Sound

Auto adjust touch sensitivity (Glove friendly)

Safety Assistance, Samsung Link, Screen Mirroring
Samsung KNOX (B2B only)

Google Mobile Services

Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude

Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk,

Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search


WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80)


NFC, Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)

IR LED (Remote Control), MHL 2.0


Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer

Temperature & Humidity, Gesture


16/ 32/ 64 GB User memory + microSD slot (up to 64GB)



136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, 130g


2,600 mAh


So we have the 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display(Gorilla Glass 3), Octa-core 1.6GHz CPU (or 1.9GHz quad-core Qualcomm depending on region). Loaded with 2GB of RAM, 16/32/64GB storage capacities with Micro SD slot. Other specs include 13MP and 2MP cameras(rear and front) 3G/LTE, WiFi a/b/g/n/ac. Built in IR LED to use the device as a remote. Samsung now include a Temperature and Humidity sensor and Gesture sensor(see Air Gesture below). The battery inside is a 2600mAH which is right between the Galaxy Note II(3600mAh) and Galaxy S III(2100 mAh)

The Galaxy S IV includes some new features like Dual Camera, Air View and Smart Pause(evolution of Smart Stay), check out some of the new features below.

Dual Camera
So you can take simultaneous photos and videos using both the rear and front cameras, then blend the pictures together

Story Album
Curates content, such as SNS posts, memos, location and weather information, as well as photos and videos, to create a photo album which is personalized around your timeline of special occasions and events

Group Play
Means you can enjoy music, photos and games with those around you, without requiring a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal

Samsung Smart Pause and Smart Scroll
If you are watching a video and look away, Smart Pause will automatically pause the video and resume when you start looking at it again. Smart Scroll allows you to scroll up and down web pages and emails just by looking up and down.

Air View
Allows you to hover with your fingers to preview the content of an email, S Planner, image gallery or video without having to open it

Air Gesture
So you can change a music track, scroll up and down a web page, or accept a call with a wave of your hand

S Health
Empowers your life by keeping you up-to-date with health and well being information through a range of accessories

Drama Shot
Which allows you to see all the action in one continuous time-lapse

Sound & Shot
Which uniquely stores sound and voice together as the picture is taken so those special moments are captured in the truest form imaginable, exactly as they happened.


That’s it for the Galaxy S IV, availability is set for the end of April(26th for the UK), while pricing has yet to be relieved, but look forward to the review.

Craig O'Sullivan

Creator of Passionate about Technology and always looking for that next cool gadget or app

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