The Galaxy S4, Samsung Electronics Co’s latest flagship phone, was unveiled at Manhattan's iconic Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Thursday evening (March 14, 2013). It is the first in the South Korean giant's highly successful Galaxy S-series to make its global debut on U.S. soil. The Galaxy S4 will ship in April on 327 carriers in 155 countries and come in two colors: white frost and a black mist. Despite looking a lot like the Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S4 is designed with a number of upgrades from its predecessor. The phone weighs 130g and is 7.9mm thick, making it slightly lighter and thinner than the S3. Meanwhile, the entire phone is still made of tough polycarbonate. Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a 1,920x1,080-pixel screen resolution. The new handset also has a 2-megapixel front-facing camera lens and a built-in 13-megapixel camera, which will take crisper and better low-light shots. Especially, there are new features like dual shot and recording mode, which lets you combine video and photos from both the user-facing camera and the rear camera into one video or shot.
Samsung Galaxy S4 is unveiled at a glittering event at New York's famous Radio City Music Hall on Thursday night (March 14, 2013). The phone is expected to sell for about £480 SIM-free.
The Galaxy S4 has a built-in 13-megapixel camera, which uses new camera functions Dual Shot, Eraser, Drama Shot, and Sound & Shot. Beneath the back cover, there is a microSD card slot that can store up to 64GB in external memory, to go along with the 64GB internal storage.
The phone, which is able to take two different pictures at once, runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and. It has a 2,600mAh battery and a quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM.
Side-by-side comparison: Samsung Galaxy S4 is somehow smaller than the Galaxy S3 at 136.1 x 69.8mm, weighing 130g. The new smartphone is 7.9mm thick, making it thinner than its predecessor S3.
Samsung Galaxy S4 will come in two colors: white frost and a black mist in April 2013.
Samsung Galaxy S4 will come with a horde of accessories and cases. The release date in the UK is 26th April 2013. The European launch price of the smartphone will fluctuate anywhere between €600 and €700 while the S4 has been listed with an “approximate retail value” of $579 in the U.S.