Samsung has unveiled its latest smartphone of its flagship Android series, the Galaxy S IV. The phone runs on Android Jelly Bean and is equipped with a 8-core Exynos 5410 processor clocking a speed of 1.9GHz. The phone is powered by 2GB DDR RAM and a SuperAMOLED screen with a size of 4.99 inch with FullHD display. The rear camera has a resolution of 13 Megapixel and is capable of recording FullHD videos. The phone comes with an optional internal storage of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.
The unique feature of the Samsung Galaxy S IV is its Gesture-based controls which allows the user to control the phone without even touching it. For eg: The Samsung Smart Phone feature will pause a video if the user looks away from the screen. The Samsung Smart Scroll will scroll down a page by swiping the hand in the air. etc. These features are performed with the help of the front camera which records the users gestures.
Samsung Galaxy SIV will compete against the Apple iPhone, HTC One, Nokia Lumia 920 and the recently launched Sony Xperia Z smartphones. As per reports the phone is expected to be priced at Rs 40,000/-.
The phone, which has been launched with tagline 'Life Companion', is regarded as the fastest smartphone in the world.
5" Full HD Super AMOLED (1080x1920), 441 ppi.
2 GB RAM.
Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS.
Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Quad-band 2G (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz), quad-band 3G (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz); 4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) support.
1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor / 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor.
16/ 32/ 64 GB internal storage.
microSD support for up to 64GB.
13 mp rear camera with Auto Focus, Flash and Zero Shutter Lag.
2 mp front-facing camera, Full HD recording @30fps.
Camera Features: Dual Camera, Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360 Photo, Cinema Photo, Eraser, Night, Best Photo, Best Face, Beauty Face, HDR, Panorama, Sports.
Wi-fi, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, IR LED, MHL 2.0.
Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer, Temperature and Humidity, Gesture sensors.
Other features: Group Play, Story Album, S Translator, Optical Reader, Samsung Smart Scroll, Samsung Smart Pause, Air Gesture, Air View, Samsung Hub, ChatON, Samsung WatchON, S Travel (Trip Advisor), S VoiceDrive, S Health, Samsung Adapt Display, Samsung Adapt Sound, Auto adjust touch sensitivity, Safety Assistance, Samsung Link, Screen Mirroring, Samsung KNOX
2,600 mAh battery.
colours: Black Mist and White Frost