October 13th, 2013
Samsung Announces Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is now become official!! Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has been rumored and leaked not long ago and today we got it official. Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is a anti dust and water proof version of Samsung Galaxy S4. It has a 5 inch 1920 x 1080p Full HD display with 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with 2GB of RAM. It has special exterior design with full 3 hardware buttons as well as additional screw near it. It designed to enhance life experiences of the active user who wants to stay connected while exploring environments from the most rugged mountain trails to the roughest rivers.
Samsung Galaxy S4 is purposefully designed for active user who prefer outdoor activities with its IP67 protection. It comes with fully waterproof case. It can survive underneath of one meter water for 30 minutes. Samsung GALAXY S4 Active camera’s Aqua Mode can be used to increase visual quality and clarity for enhanced underwater images and video. The volume key located on the side of the device can be used as a camera key, allowing users to easily and quickly open the camera application to capture photo and video the moment it happens. Additionally, the camera transforms into a powerful LED flash light to assist in low-light and nighttime activities with a simple long press of the volume key.
It is actually a enhanced version of Samsung Galaxy S4 with water and dust resistant. Nevertheless, it has 2 main downgrades comparing to Galaxy S4. The rear camera is only 8MP in S4 Active while S4 originally with 13 MP camera. In addition, it use the 5 inch LCD display instead of Super AMOLED display. You shall see the differences while comparing the brightness and contrast between these 2 devices.
In general, it is an awesome device with almost everything you can get in the original Samsung Galaxy S4. Identical processor, removable 2600mAh battery size, expandable SD card slot, S Health, Air gesture, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, NFC and more. Check out the full specification below.
LTE Cat3, HSPA＋ 42/5.76Mbps, EDGE/GPRS Class 12
1.9GHz Quad-Core Processor
5.0” Full HD TFT LCD, 443 PPI, Glove Touch
Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Rear: 8 megapixel with LED Flash light
Front: 2 megapixel
Camera Key, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich tone, Panorama
MPEG4,H.263,H.264,DivX4,VP8, WMV9, WMV 7/8, MP43, Sorenson Spark
Samsung Smart Scroll/Pause, Air View/Gesture, Samsung WatchON
ChatON, Samsung Hub
Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games
Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
S Translator, S Travel(Trip Advisor), S Health, Story Album
Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Local, Google Navigation (Turn-by-turn Navi.), Voice Search, Chrome Browser
Wi-Fi ac, Wi-Fi Direct, IrDA, NFC, USB 2.0, Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)
Accelerometer Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Digital Compass, Barometer Sensor, Gesture Sensor, Finger Hovering Sensor, Light Sensor
16GB Internal memory (User Memory approximately 11.25GB)
micro SD slot (up to 64GB), 2GB RAM
＊User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier and supporting language and may change after software upgrade.
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm, 151g