Says no fear of damage from outdoor elements with Samsung GALAXY S4 Active

Fri, Jun 7, 2013: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd yesterday unveiled its GALAXY S4 Active which is 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.

The fully sealed design protects GALAXY S4 Active against damage from water for up to 30 minutes of submergence at a depth of one meter and also keeps dust from it. The model comes with ‘Glove Touch’, allowing users under the cold weather can operate the phone via touchscreen while wearing gloves.

Its 8-megapixel rear camera comes with ‘Aqua Mode’ which can be used to increase visual quality and clarity for enhanced underwater images and video.

Other interesting features by GALAXY S4 Active are:

  • Samsung Smart Pause – enables users to control of the screen using optical cues.
  • Air View – lets users to preview the content of an email by simply hovering your fingers over the screen, which saves time and data.
  • Air Gesture – Allows users to change the music track, scroll up and down on a web page, or accept a call with a simple wave of the hand;
  • S Health – helps users to keep track of their personal health statistics.

The GALAXY S4 Active will be available for purchase beginning this summer, with initial retail in the U.S. and Sweden.

Network LTE Cat3, HSPA+ 42/5.76Mbps, EDGE/GPRS Class 12
Processor 1.9GHz Quad-Core Processor
Display 5.0”  Full HD TFT LCD, 443 PPI, Glove Touch
OS Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Rear: 8 megapixel with LED Flash light

Front: 2 megapixel

Camera Features Camera Key, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich tone, Panorama
Video MPEG4,H.263,H.264,DivX4,VP8, WMV9, WMV 7/8, MP43, Sorenson Spark

& Additional


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 Mobile


Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Local, Google Navigation (Turn-by-turn Navi.), Voice Search, Chrome Browser
Connectivity Wi-Fi ac, Wi-Fi Direct, IrDA, NFC, USB 2.0, Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)
Sensor Accelerometer Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Digital Compass, Barometer Sensor, Gesture Sensor, Finger Hovering Sensor, Light Sensor
Memory 16GB Internal memory (User Memory approximately 11.25GB)

micro SD slot (up to 64GB), 2GB RAM

Dimension 139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm, 151g
Battery 2,600mAh
Color options Urban Grey, Dive Blue, Orange Flare

*The above specification will vary depending on the market.

Author: VSDaily Editor

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