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[INFO/DISCUSSION] S4 Info and Discussion thread (personal reviews wanted)

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By TingTingin, Senior Member on 15th March 2013, 01:43 PM
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When Samsung sent out this invitation

The writing was on the wall and the whole world knew they were hinting at a galaxy s4 announcement

This thread will serve as a place for general discussion and information relevant to the s4 please feel free to post info along with a source link and I'll add it

OFFICIAL SPECIFICATIONS
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  • Network
  • 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 /
    900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 /
    1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) : up to 6 different band sets(Dependent on market)


    Display
  • 5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED
    (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi
  • 1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor /
    1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor
    The selection of AP will be differed by markets.

    OS
  • Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)

    Camera
  • Main(Rear): 13 Mega pixel
  • Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag,
  • (Front): 2 Mega pixel camera,
    Full HD recording @30fps with
    Zero Shutter Lag, BIS

    Video
  • Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263,
    DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8,
    WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark, HEVC
  • Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p)

    Audio
  • Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/ AAC+/eAAC+, WMA OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X

    Camera Features
  • Dual Camera: Dual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call
    Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360
    Photo, Cinema Photo, Eraser,
    Night, Best Photo, Best Face
    Beauty Face, HDR (High Dynamic
    Range), Panorama, Sports

    Additional Features

    Group Play: Share Music, Share
    Picture, Share Document, Play
    Games, Story Album, S Translator, Optical Reader,
    Samsung Smart Scroll, Samsung Smart Pause, Air Gesture, Air View, Samsung Hub, ChatON (Voice/Video Call, Share screen, 3-way calling)
    Samsung WatchON, S Travel (Trip Advisor), S Voice™ Drive, S Health, Samsung Adapt Display, Samsung Adapt Sound,
    Auto adjust touch sensitivity
    (Glove friendly) Safety Assistance, Samsung Link,
    Screen Mirroring, Samsung KNOX (B2B only),

    Google Mobile Services

    Google Search, Google Maps,
    Gmail, Google Latitude
    Google Play Store, Google Plus,
    YouTube, Google Talk,
    Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search

    Connectivity
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80)
  • GPS / GLONASS
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)
  • IR LED (Remote Control)
  • MHL 2.0

    Sensor
  • Accelerometer, RGB light,
    Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyro,
    Barometer,Temperature & Humidity, Gesture

    Memory
  • 16/ 32/ 64 GB User memory +microSD slot (up to 64GB)
  • 2GB RAM
  • Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, 130g

    Battery
  • 2,600 mAh



Exynos 5 Octa vs Tegra 4

Exynos 5 octa explanation (xda)

ARM big.LITTLE what the heck is it

Amoled vs Lcd

Official Galaxy S4 website

Eye tracking

S4 Wikipedia

Galaxy s4 Gsm Arena

Availability
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Originally posted by slashgear
The GALAXY S4 will be available sometime
toward the end of April, and will be supported by
327 mobile carriers in 155 different countries.

Samsung Galaxy S4 official with 5-inch full-HD display, 8-core CPU

earSmart™ eS325 Advanced Voice Processor

Samsung rolls out S Voice Drive voice commands for cars

Samsung Galaxy S4 keyboard powered by SwiftKey

S Health

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. iPhone 5, HTC One, and BlackBerry Z10


s3 to be updated with s4 features


s4 INFO and hands on

Samsung Announces the
Availability of Exynos 5 Octa
for New Generation of Mobile
Devices


First impressions

HTC: Samsung to mainstream

Even Qualcomm says it's snapdragon 600

Galaxy S4 infographic

S4 vs HTC ONE

Benchmarks

Samsung partners with Mobeam to offer scannable bar codes on the Galaxy S 4

Samsung unveils the Galaxy S 4's software tricks: camera modes, Story Album, S Voice Drive and more

Samsung's Knox security solution to launch with Galaxy S 4

Wireless Printing

Samsung Galaxy S4: here are all the new TouchWiz and software features

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Is it worth to upgrade?

S3 sales hit 50 million

Not all Samsung Galaxy S4 variants will support wireless charging

S4 vs Nexus 4

Samsung Galaxy S4′s screen can detect input through gloves

The Galaxy S 4 has effectively mopped the floor with the HTC One
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z

Samsung Galaxy S4 display might be best one yet, says expert

Galaxy S4 to get Qi wireless charging accessories

Galaxy S4 pre-registrations up more than 4 times compared to GS3

Exynos or snapdragon click to find out which s4 version your country is getting

Snapdragon s4 confirmed for UK

Galaxy s4 mini

Phonearena review

Octa core version will be rare

Battery Test

System Dump

Exynos 5 Octa

Latest firmware walkthrough + Exynos Benchmark

T-Mobile's HTC One, Galaxy S4 each will cost just $99

Galaxy S 4 Will Launch On T-Mobile On May 1st With LTE

Samsung Galaxy S4 Available For Pre-Order In The UK From All Major Networks, As Well As Carphone Warehouse, Phones4u, And Amazon

S4 Availability roundup

Facebook Home

S4 tops new basemark 1.0

Octa kills s600

Galaxy S4 Teardown video

hidden features and sensors of Galaxy S4

Camera Review

S4 sales hit 6 million in 15 days]S4 flying off shelves


How to Install Stock Android 4.3 on Samsung Galaxy S4 (Snapdragon Only)

Exynos 5 overclock to 2.8ghz

More people hated on the iPhone 5 at launch than the gs4

Fake galaxy s4s floating around avoid getting scammed

20 million s4s shipped

Galaxy s4 mini

S4 shutting down randomly check this out

Galaxy s4 plus i9600 benchmarked running 5.0???

5500mah extended battery for gs4 grin mugen

Big.LITTLE gets Linux support in 3.10 kernel

If s4 freezes during calls try this

s4 battery life tests

Photosphere for all android devices

Galaxy s4 guide

Samsung E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Specs

Samsung E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A benchmark

Galaxy s4 lte a speed test (it's in Korean but still understandable)

Note 3 rumors swirling

Gs4 tips

Galaxy s4 zoom specs

Galaxy s4 zoom review (techradar)

Galaxy s4 zoom review (cnet)

Galaxy s4 active specs

Galaxy s4 active review (gsmarena)

Galaxy s4 active review (tech radar)

Galaxy s4 mini specs

Galaxy s4 mini review (techradar)

Galaxy s4 mini review (expert reviews)

Galaxy s4 Google play edition review (cnet)

Galaxy s4 Google play edition review (laptopmag)

Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available on C Spire starting July 8

S4 vs S4 Lte-A vs HTC one vs Xperia Z Ultra

S4 bursts into flames (literally)

730 free s4s!!!

S4 Zoom vs Lumia 1020

Galaxy s4 zoom review

S4 vs Huawei Ascend mate

150k LTE-A shipped

New update for i9500 XXUBMG

Mashable S4 Active Review

S4 mini vs Htc one mini comparision

International snap 8 s4

Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Huawei Ascend P6 and Sony Xperia Tablet Z all win EISA awards



Official S4 videos

Other s4 vids

Pictures of the S4
















Camera quality

SGS4 vs HTC1
SGS4 vs IP5

Hands Ons

Benchmarks












Commercials



Availability






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Hey,

as a SIII User the new galaxy S4 isn´t very interesting for me. it looks a bit better, the screen should be amazing and 2Gb of RAM are cool. But the rest isn´t, as i think, for the main public important.

The step from s2 to s3 was a better one...
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Hey,

as a SIII User the new galaxy S4 isn´t very interesting for me. it looks a bit better, the screen should be amazing and 2Gb of RAM are cool. But the rest isn´t, as i think, for the main public important.

The step from s2 to s3 was a better one...

Do you want my opinion?

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I just wish Sammy would put the same chipset in their devices rather than two different ones. The key for me is if the radio is better. The GS3 for US Verizon is fine with medium to good signal, but a battery sucker with weaker signal. Easily the worse of any Android phone I have owned.

I still like the device a lot, but hoping the radio chipset is better and on par with the HTC and Motorola devices I have owned. I like Samsung, since the provide sd slot and battery options. The others are moving away from both, so will not get my business. This device seems a logical evolution form the S3, which is still a great device.

The one issue though is why the super high res on a small display? I am not seeing the value add, since the current resolution is fine for the device size. All the higher res display does is force more battery drain and a hotter running device. It is not like many people will be reading books on a phone.
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I just wish Sammy would put the same chipset in their devices rather than two different ones. The key for me is if the radio is better. The GS3 for US Verizon is fine with medium to good signal, but a battery sucker with weaker signal. Easily the worse of any Android phone I have owned.

I still like the device a lot, but hoping the radio chipset is better and on par with the HTC and Motorola devices I have owned. I like Samsung, since the provide sd slot and battery options. The others are moving away from both, so will not get my business. This device seems a logical evolution form the S3, which is still a great device.

The one issue though is why the super high res on a small display? I am not seeing the value add, since the current resolution is fine for the device size. All the higher res display does is force more battery drain and a hotter running device. It is not like many people will be reading books on a phone.

1080p is the direction all OEMS are going Octa core is actually designed to save power see the Arm big.LITTLE link in the OP

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Couple of important points that I missed earlier --

1] Support for HEVC/H.265. AFAIK, the first phone to support this format.

2] New screen matrix. Possibly diamond shape.

Diamond Matrix?

3] Official micro-site: http://samsung.com/galaxys4
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Hey,

as a SIII User the new galaxy S4 isn´t very interesting for me. it looks a bit better, the screen should be amazing and 2Gb of RAM are cool. But the rest isn´t, as i think, for the main public important.

The step from s2 to s3 was a better one...

Think it's time to give away my s2 to my wife ... and get s4 in return
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Couple of important points that I missed earlier --

1] Support for HEVC/H.265. AFAIK, the first phone to support this format.

2] New screen matrix. Possibly diamond shape.

Diamond Matrix?

3] Official micro-site: http://samsung.com/galaxys4

Website is already up but I'll add pic to OP

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Website is already up but I'll add pic to OP

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Hey, check the official link in your OP. Not opening for me.
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Hey, check the official link in your OP. Not opening for me.

it's working for me try again

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