Samsung Galaxy S IV Active (GS4 Active) announced! Images, specification and more.

Samsung Galaxy S IV Active (GS4 Active) announced! Images, specification and more.


Yes, the Galaxy S IV Active is announced suddenly today in Korea. In 5 June 2013, this Samsung very first flagship with IP67 water-proof capability following the success of its Android counterpart Sony, has been launched. The GS4 Active is “designed to enhance life experience of the active users who stay connected while exploring environments from the most rugged mountain trails to the roughest rivers”.

The GS4 Active is designed to have maxmized durability. It has a fully sealed design and also a water-resistant earphone jack, there is no need to cover with the port flip like the Sony Xperia Z and you can even listen to music underwater. With the Aqua photo shoot function, the GS4 Active can take high quality underwater photos.

The Specs for GS4 Active is pretty much the same as the GS4 except a downgraded camera (8 mega pixel) but who cares? The 13 MP camera of Samsung Galaxy S IV itself is very outstanding but as a matter of fact the camera doesn’t need to be of the highest mega pixel. The gimmicks also has been inherited from GS4 to the underwater device. You have Air View, Smart Scroll, Smart Stay, S Health, Air Gesture with this brand new GS4 alternative version.

The GALAXY S4 Active also offers competitive content and services to provide a seamless mobile experience anytime and anywhere.
Using the ‘Samsung Hub’, users can access music, videos, books, games and engaging educational content. With a beautiful magazine-style interface, users can browse a variety of content across services, as well as purchase and manage their content easily with a single Samsung Account. Users can also control their TV through Samsung WatchON’s IR remote, which transforms the GALAXY S4 Active into a remote control for TVs, set-top boxes, and DVD players. Through Samsung WatchON’, the GALAXY S4 Active also offers a broad selection of entertainment content including live TV, cable TV and video on demand, facilitated by the rich digital context provided by Samsung’s EPG (Electronic Program Guide) system. ‘ChatON’, another unique feature, connects and facilitates group chats, media sharing and interacting in creative new ways using pictures, hand drawings or figures across mobile devices. Further enhancing the device’s sharing capabilities, users can use ‘Samsung Link’ to share and sync content across multiple Samsung digital devices.
The GS4 Active is going to be demonstrated at the Samsung Premiere 2013 Galaxy & ATIV in London on Thursday, 20 June 2013.


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 Features


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




& 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


Wi-Fi ac, Wi-Fi Direct, IrDA, NFC, USB 2.0, Bluetooth

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