Well, we all knew that Samsung was going to launch some variants of their flagship phone, the Galaxy S4. And even the name, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active was doing rounds of internet. But little did we know, that Samsung is going to make this phone water and dust proof. So, the latest Galaxy phone from Samsung has turned out to be water and dust proof and will definitely be in some kind of competition with Sony Xperia Z. So, in this post, we tell you all you need to know about Samsung Galaxy S4 active from the specifications to its availability and expected price, so keep on reading.
Features and Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
- It has a 5 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It uses Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for the screen protection.
- It is IP67 certified which means it is water and dust proof.
- It is water proof up to 1 meter and for 30 minutes.
- It has 16 GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 64 GB using a microSD card.
- It has GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC and microUSB v2.0 in its connectivity section.
- It has a 8 megapixels primary rear facing camera with auto focus, LED flash and features like Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face and Smile Detection, Image Stabilization and a special Aqua Mode which increases the visual quality and clarity for enhanced underwater images and videos. It can record HD videos and also has dual-video recording. It has a 2 megapixels front facing camera which can also record HD videos and has dual video call feature.
- It runs on Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
- It has a Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 chipset
- It has a quad-core 1.9 Ghz Krait 300 processor
- It has a Adreno 320 GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)
- It has the special Samsung features like S-Voice, Smart Stay, Smart Pause, Smart Scroll and Air Gestures.
- It has a 2600 mAh battery.
- It is available in three colours: Urban Grey, Dive Blue and Orange Flare
Price and Availability of Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S4 active will enter the markets in the third quarter (Q3) of 2013. Samsung galaxy S4 Active Launches in the US and Europe most probably the next month. What we don’t know as of now is its price as Samsung has not officially any price of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. But seeing the specifications and the fact that it is a dust and water proof phone, the phone will definitely be a high-budget phone. According to my guess, in India the price of Samsung Galaxy S4 Active will be somewhere between Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 35,000. Most probably, it will be Rs. 33,000.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active: More for Samsung!
Samsung is already rolling in profits after the humongous reception of Samsung Galaxy S4. Now, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active will look to end some momentum of Sony Xperia Z. Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, with its amazing specifications and water and dust proof features will definitely take over the sales in the Rs. 30,000 to Rs.35,000 range. But, Galaxy S4 Active might just effect Galaxy S4’s earnings. That may not prove bad for Samsung as a company but may affect Samsung Galaxy S4’s individual reports. But no matter which phone works, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active will just bring more and more profits for Samsung.
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