So the day has arrived at last. Your Samsung Galaxy S4 is being announced today at New York. There are so many rumours and chit chats about the phone over the last many months and the confirmed specifications will be revealing today.
Here is a roundup of all rumours regarding the most anticipated Android phone of 2013.
Dimension and Weight: The dimension of the device is expected to be 140.1 x 71.8 x 7.7 mm while it will weigh around 138 grams.
Display: Amid much rumours about display of the super smartphone, the latest and most likely is 4.99” full HD green PHOLED which is helpful in longer battery time.
User Interface: The most likely User Interface will of Samsung’s own TouchWiz Nature UX with new skin and features.
CPU and GPU: The Galaxy S4 is most likely to come with Exynos Octa (8-core) processor for international version while the US version will have quad-core SnapDragon 620 processor. The phone will have Mali T-678 (eight core) GPU.
Operating System: The Samsung’s next big thing will have the latest Android version, which is 4.2.1 Jelly Bean. The phone will get the up-gradation to 4.2.2 Jelly Bean in the same month.
Network, Wireless Connection and Bearer: According to a recent of The News Tribe, the Galaxy S4 will have following specs regarding network, bearer and wireless connection:
“2G – GSM, GPRS, EDGE with 850/900/1800 and 1900 HHz
3G – HSPA & 21Mbps with 850/900/1900 and 2100 MHz
4G – LTE”
Expandable Memory: The device will come in two variants 16 GB and 32 GB with expandable memory facility.
Color Variants: Like Samsung Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S4 is likely to come in six variants including Titanium Grey, Marble White, Sapphire Black, Pebble Blue, Garnet Red and Amber Brown
Apps and Services: Though there is no detailed report about applications and services to be inducted in the Galaxy S4, a report of The News Tribe has summed up these things for the readers:
- KNOX, PlayStation 4, S Health, PayWave
- Eye Tracking Technology (Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, Smart Rotation)
- Intelligent Features: (Smart Stay, Social Tag, Direct Call, Smart Alert)
- S Voice – the personal assistance for users
- Sharing: Smart Sharing Button, S Beam, AllShare Cast, Allshare Play , Buddy Photo SharePop up Play
- Enterprise Mobility Features
- Smart Keyboard
Connections or Connectivity: Samsung is likely to use next generation connectivity links in its flagship smartphone including QualComm 4G Wifi, NFC (Near Field Communication) and 4 G Bluetooth
Camera: Camera is one of the most used functions of a smartphone and Samsung always bring something new and refreshing photo-taking experience for the gadget lovers. The Galaxy S4 is likely to be equipped with a 13 Mega Pixel Rear Camera with capabilities like 3D photo taking through Samsung Orb, Auto Focus Camera, Videos Shooting of 1080p full HD. Besides, a 2 Mega Pixel Front Camera, capable of shooting 720p HD Videos, will also be a part of the Galaxy S4.
Video and Audio Options: Following video and audio options have been rumoured so far: Audio Codec – MP3, MP4, WAV, eAAC + Ac3/FLAC Player
Video Codec – DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263 Player, VC-1, VP8, Sorenson Spark Recording
Playback: Full HD (1080p)
Accessories: An earlier report of The News Tribe describes accessories of Galaxy S4 as follow:
– Clear Cover
– Flip Cover
– Protective Cover
– Extra Battery Kit
– HDTV Adapter
Battery: The long batter time is one of the most desiring demands from smartphone users and Samsung is hoped to come up fulfilling the desire with a 2600 mAh batter and wireless Charging facility on Qi Standard