Samsung officially announced GALAXY S4 Active, Samsung’s best selling Galaxy S4 variant which was sold 10 million units whithin 1 week of release. This new GALAXY S4 Active is the phone that was rumoured for a long time online. Samsung now finished making the water and dust resistant phone for you with same screen size of 5.0″ as the Galaxy S4. Coming in both 3G and LTE capable and running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
CEO and President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics JK Shin said, ‘The GALAXY S4 Active is the newest addition to the GALAXY series and is purposefully designed for active users who love the outdoors, Samsung has taken the innovative features of the GALAXY S4 and added breakthrough protective design elements to create a device that thrives in an active environment and is built for a lifestyle of travel and exploration.’ about the release of the Samsung’s line-up for the next smartphone range.
The Galaxy S4 Active have the IP67 qualified protection from dust and water. The phone is water proof up to 1 meter depth of water for 30 minutes. The amazing thing is that Samsung equipped this phone with water-resistant earphone jack too. Enjoy all your music under water, don’t forget the 30 min time.
GALAXY S4 Active Specifications
Samsung did take a great care making this phone, they put some extra energy inside this great spec phone. GALAXY S4 Active is powered by a 2,600 mAh battery and featuring a 1.9 GHz Quad-Core processor. Comes with the same screen size of its flagship device Galaxy S4, 5″ (inch) but this time its Full HD TFT LCD with 443 PPI. This touch-screen features ‘Glove Touch’ which helps the user to use the device wearing gloves in winter time.
The camera is a 8 MP in the backside with auto-focus and LED flash light and a 2 MP front camera. Galaxy S4 has 13 MP camera. 16 GB internal memory where around 11.25 GB is for the user. Samsung has put a lot apps and bloatwares inside the build. Some of the Galaxy S4’s special features included in this phone. The include microSD slot allows you to put another 64 GB card into it, this is the maximum capacity for the SD slot. And equipped with 2 GB RAM. The connectivity devices are Wi-Fi a/c supports Wi-Fi direct, IrDA (infra red), Bluetooth 4.0 (LE) and GPS.
Samsung has put a lot sensors inside this GALAXY S4 Active smartphone. Accelerometer Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Digital Compass, Barometer Sensor, Gesture Sensor, Finger Hovering Sensor, Light Sensor. You can enjoy all the Google apps and this phone is running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Samsung also put their services and apps into the OS, such as ChatON, Samsung Hub, S Translator, S Travel(Trip Advisor), S Health, Story Album, Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games, Samsung Smart Scroll/Pause, Air View/Gesture, Samsung WatchON.
The GALAXY S4 Active will come to the market beginning of this summer in the US and Sweden. This phone is coming in three different colors: Urban Grey, Dive Blue and Orange Flare.
Media requests and invited partners will be offered hands-on demonstrations with the GALAXY S4 Active at the Samsung Premiere 2013 GALAXY & ATIV in London on Thursday, 20 June. People will get hands on experience with this smartphone.[Source]