Samsung Galaxy S4 Launched in India Today for Rs. 41,500
Samsung Galaxy S4 finally launched in India today. The flagship phone will be available for Rs 41,500 ($765) at Samsung’s eStore today followed by select retail stores across the country tomorrow.
The Galaxy S4 which was first announced in March wowed the gathered audience with its impressive design, specifications and unique set of features. Starting with the specifications, the flagship phone sports a 5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080p pixels and is protected by Gorilla Glass 3, which makes the screen immune to scratches as proved by an extensive scratch test conducted with pens, knives and other sharp objects.
India getting the Samsung Galaxy S4 for I9500 model and powered a 1.6GHz 8-core Exynos Octa 5 CPU and 2GB of RAM. The phone also includes other features like a 13-megapixel camera with zero shutter lag, a 2-megapixel camera at the front capable of recording videos in Full HD at 30fps, a choice of 16GB/32GB/64GB memory variants with microSD card support. In addition to the above, the phone also includes connectivity options like NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and also includes a 2,600-mAh battery and a built-in IR Blaster. The phone is also the first non-Nexus device to run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean wrapped under the latest version of TouchWiz which sports a much cleaner and minimalist look.
Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 Key Specs
- 5-inch 1080p Full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with improved damage and scratch resistance and reduced scratch visibility
- 1.6GHz 8-core Exynos Octa 5 CPU
- 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and 1080p Full HD video recording
- 2 MP front camera with Full HD video recording
- 2 GB of RAM
- 16 / 32 / 64 GB of internal storage
- microSD card slot, accommodating cards up to 64 GB in size
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 2,600 mAh battery
- OS: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- See details of specs here
Apart from the impressive list of hardware specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S4 also comes with features that make using your device easy like Air Gesture, Air View, S-Translate, Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, S-Health, S-Travel, Knox and Group Play among others. Unlike cameras on other devices, Samsung has added a lot of software addons, like Dual-Shot, Sound Shot and Drama Shot, to make it easy for a user to click one’s desired photo.