Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 Active: Would The Sequel be As Alluring As The Original

After the remarkable success of Samsung Galaxy S4, the Korean manufacturer is ready to launch the sequels of the booming S4. Out of all Galaxy S4 monikers, the Galaxy S4 Active only seems to be inherited the qualities of its predecessor. Some of the similarities between the S4 and S4 Active are quite striking making them a replica of each other.

With 5-inch display, resolution of 1080 x 1920, a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor with a frequency of 1.9 GHz, an Adreno 320 graphics chip and 2 GB of RAM, both the smarphones look same. A 2,600 mAh battery, Android 4.2.2, an IR blaster, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and 4G LTE capabilities are also some of the identical features of the two.

What makes the S4 Active different from the S4, are some updated features with an 8 MP main camera, 16 GB of internal storage and a TFT display. The metallic finish of S4 active is quite catchy than the glossy plastic body of the S4.

The SGS4 Active is a jagged device unlike S4, showing IP67 certified dust and water resistance and allowing the handset to survive submerged under 1 meter of water for 30 minutes. The industrial design with visible bolts at every corner of the back panel is quite fancy to watch in S4 active. The “menu” and “back” capacitive buttons of Active have also been replaced by physical ones of S4. The rugged S4 Active is slightly 3 mm taller, 1.5 mm wider and 1.2 mm thicker and 23 grams heavier than the original SGS4.

After ascertaining both the similar and different features of SGS4 and S4 Active, the two phones justify their separate entity and presence in the market. It depends entirely on the users with their specific needs to opt between the two.



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Samsung Bound: The Release Date of Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon Changed To 23rd May

There is good news in the air for people waiting for the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon. The much awaited device is all set to hit the stores as early as 23rd May—which is a week before 30th May–the date announced earlier. Authorities connected with the Samsung’s flagship phone had revealed on April 24 that Verizon customers could lay their hands on the Galaxy only by the end of May.

As loyal customers wait for the biggest smart phone in the market, there are many speculations doing the rounds regarding its various features and specifications. The news that the Galaxy S4 will be available in numerous in stores and online from 23rd May onwards has brought a lot of cheer in the circle of telecomm watchers and smart phone lovers alike. The preorders for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Verizon have already begun at $199.99– from the last week of April.

While AT&T is putting the same price tag on its latest launch, Sprint is charging $249.99 with no discounts and the prices of T-Mobile stand at $149.99. Verizon sits in the center of the spectrum and the last of the four main carriers to offer Galaxy S4 to its customers.

Verizon has always made it a point to pick up devices at a much later stage than its competitors. They often blame this delay on testing procedures—which happen to take a notoriously long time in the world of telecommunications.… Read the rest

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Gulp It Down With A Pinch Of Salt Samsung Galaxy S4 May Not A Dual Chip Wonder

Take it with a pinch of salt or otherwise: Contrary to expectations, most Galaxy S4 phones will be powered by a quad-core and not an octa-core CPU.

Users and Samsung fans will be disappointed to note that most versions of the handset, scheduled for release in April, will not have the much hyped processor. According to the latest reports published by unwired News, over 70 percent of the first released Galaxy S4 smart phones will now boast of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 CPU.

Users in Australia, U.S. and the U.K. will fail to get Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa system on a chip—as the same is being reserved for Asian and African nations which lack LTE. The much talked about processor from Samsung is scheduled for mass manufacture in the third quarter of 2013, whereas the official month for the release of this Korean product is April.

For those who have tuned in late, Samsung Galaxy S4 equipped with the octa-core packs will have a 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU, 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 and an IT tri-core Power VR SGX 544 graphics chip. In contrast, the quad-core version of the Galaxy S4 has an Adreno 320 GPU and takes advantage of the speed of a 1.9 GHz Qualcomm Krait 300 chip.

With the knowledge that Samsung cannot manufacture adequate octa-core processors in time for the release of Galaxy 4—we can only wait for this much acclaimed model with a quad-core.… Read the rest

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Lack Of Awaited Features In Samsung Galaxy S4 Fails To Satiate The Curiosity Of Fans, Apple iPhone 6 Gets An Edge

When it comes to the management of device launches and revelation of awaited information –Apple certainly scores over Samsung.

Lack of in depth information regarding the much awaited features and attributes of the recently released Samsung Galaxy S4, has failed to satiate the curiosity of media watchers and users waiting to get their hand on this widely acclaimed smart phone. Well, we really do not want to get you talking about the features of your favorite brands or undertake their comparative study. We simply want to bring the limelight on the effective way in which Apple Inc. handles its product launches.

Well, Apple certain goes all out for the kill in its device releases. Right from oozing out minor details about the product in the initial phase to letting go of more refined and mainstream information in the next stage—Apple manages to build up the much needed hype around its gadget, which continues until the day of the launch. Leaving you wanting for more.

It goes without saying that Samsung has disappointed many of its fans in the US with its new Galaxy S phone launch affair in New York. Despite best efforts, the company left behind several questions in the minds of those waiting for more information on the product.

Be it the release date for the Galaxy 4 or its price—we are still guessing.

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After The Scintillating Arrival Of Samsung Galaxy S4, The Eyes Look Out For Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

After the much awaited launch of Galaxy S4, the Korean giant is all set to unveil its Galaxy S4 mini.

According to recent reports by Sam Mobile, the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is expected to feature a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display of 256ppi.The awaited smart phone is expected to be powered by a 1.6GHz dual-core processor and run on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) with the support of TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0.

While we wait for more information on the S4 mini, let’s revisit the features of the Samsung Galaxy S4. It boasts of 5-inch full-HD screen and resolution of 1080×1920 pixels along with a pixel density of 441ppi.Powered by the 1.6GHz Exynos octa-core/ a 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor; it has a PowerVR SGX544MP3 triple-core GPU and 2GB of RAM.

As far as the camera is concerned, digital capture freaks are happy with its 2-megapixel shooter in the front along with 13-megapixels in the rear. Its camera also includes additional features such as eraser shot mode used remove people from photos, dual-shot, Cinemagram like features called Cinema Photo and several other applications.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is now expected to adorn the racks by the 26th of April, 2013 and will be available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants. It will also boast of a micro SD card slot for increasing the external memory storage capacity. The Galaxy S4 mini is expected to be launched in both dual-SIM and single-SIM variants. However, its date of release continues to remain under the veil.

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A Samsung Of Taste : Keep Your Plate Empty As Samsung Galaxy S4 Comes To Set High Standards For Apple iPhone 5S


Apple iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S4 would be locking horns this year on who would be the people’s choice. Samsung is all set to do the unveiling in the Big Apple and Samsung has enveloped the air of Times Square with its overpowering billboard saying “Be ready 4 the next Galaxy.”

Samsung Galaxy S4 is going to get launch on March 14th in New York at an unpacked event.  After the befitting success of Samsung Galaxy s3 the hope from Samsung galaxy s4 have risen  and it is being considered the next anti –Apple iPhone 5S which would take the world by surprise. The phone would be carved out of plastic and would have a 5-inch screen and 1080 pixeldensity. The phone would house Snapdragon 600 chip in the United States and an Exynos in other parts of the world.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy S4 To Hit The Bulls Eye Or Not? To Step Over Apple iPhone 5 On March 14th

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Samsung Galaxy S4 is coming on March 14th and this is just not a rumor but a confirmed date by Samsung spokesperson. The spokesperson did not reveal anything about the specs but what we have heard from rumors so far is that it will have 4.99 inch Solux display and would be powered by quad-core 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor. The phone most probably would have 2 GB RAM and would come in versions 16GB/32GB and 64GB and with a13MP camera on back.

The news about Samsung Galaxy S4 has definitely excited us as it is already being speculated that 100 million Samsung Galaxy S4 would be picked by the customers as soon as S4 releases. Also keep a tab on MWC stories; we would bring to you minute to minute coverage about the best gadgets getting launched.… Read the rest

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Chipset Leaked: Not Coming Equipped With Exynos 5 Octa Chipset


What we are hearing from Piper Jaffary analyst Gus Richard is that Samsung Galaxy S4 may not come with Exynos 5 Octa chip due to some technical difficulties but with Qualcomm chip.  Just a month away from official announcement lots of information regarding Samsung Galaxy S4 is leaked. Even all the leaked benchmarks show that Samsung Galaxy S4may not be using the Octa chip set. Here is what analyst has to say:

Here’s the analyst had to say about Samsung Galaxy S4:

We believe Samsung’s Galaxy S4 has slipped and the Galaxy S3 has been in production a quarter longer than expected. We believe the S4 is being delayed primarily due to power issues with the company’s eight-core Exynos Octa […] we believe the company is likely to shift more to external sources. We believe QCOM will pick up more of Samsung’s S4 business.… Read the rest

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Samsung Plans To Sell 100 million Galaxy S 4, To Take Away Supplier From Apple iPhone 5S.

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After the befitting success of Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4 is the most awaited phone of the year. According to analyst Peter Misek Samsung is planning to sell 100 million Galaxy S IVs, enough to pull suppliers’ resources away from Apple and its iPhone.

“The enormous 100 million S4 build plan (we estimate the S3 sold 60M) is leading some suppliers to say that they will reallocate resources away from Apple,” Misek wrote in a research note.

Misek has already said that Apple is struggling to manufacture bigger screen for the next apple iPhone 5, thereby device of such device is postponed till 2014

It is already known that Samsung has already sold 40 million Galaxy S3 by mid January.

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