The dust-proof and waterproof Samsung Galaxy S IV Active has been unveiled. The S4 Active has been designed for active user in every environment.
Samsung Galaxy S IV Active received the IP67 certification, which means you can take it to your wood shop, morning swim at your pool, or hiking in a desert. The waterproofing isn’t just a safeguard to take couple of drops in summer mist. You can actually submerge this 130g thing to 1 meter underwater and swim with it while recording a half-an-hour video. The earphone jack is also waterproof so you could listen to music at the same time. Think about all the fun you can have with this 8mm thick S IV Active while snorkeling, or rafting. The S IV Active features a powerful 8-megapixel camera with LED flash and an underwater video mode called ‘Aqua Mode’ to shoot crisp underwater flicks or shots. The LED flash light can be access by simply holding down the volume button for better low-light pics. There is a quick link button on the side of the phone to access the camera mode.
The Galaxy S4 Active features a high-density (443 PPI) 5-inch full HD LCD display that works with all your touches, even with gloves on. The ‘Air View’ will show you preview of link, app, or message you’re hovering over. The ‘Air Gesture’ feature allows you to answer a phone call, scroll a page, or change the tune by just waving your hand in front of the display. There is a 2 megapixel front-facing camera watching you. When watching a video on this TFT LCD screen, The Active will pause a video, when you look away. The ‘Samsung Smart Pause’ saves on battery and you from having to rewind when you’ve been interrupted by your noisy sister.
There are just too many features to list, some more interesting than others. In any case, The S4 Active runs Android 4.2.2 operating software.
Running things under the hood is a 1.9 GHZ quad-core processor, helped with 2GB of RAM. S4 has a strong and removable 2,600mAh battery, which should get you through the whole day with average usage. The connectivity available on the 4G capable S4 Active is WiFi ac, WiFi Direct, NFC, and Bluetooth 4.0. Port-wise, we have USB 2.0, and before mentioned waterproof audio jack.
The base model will have 16GB of built-in storage, out of which about 11.25GB is available to you. Samsung has included microSD card slot to enlarge the space by up to additional 64GB.
Samsung is sending invitations to a hands-on “Samsung Premiere 2013 GALAXY & ATIV” event in London, UK on Thursday, June 20th.
Here are main specs for Samsung Galaxy S IV Active smartphone:
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