Samsung has finally taken the sheets off the Galaxy S4 in India and also offered a look at its price. The company has made the handset available for purchase through the eStore for Rs. 41,500, much lesser than previously anticipated. The device comes in color options of black and white with an Octa core processor and a host of features that were announced back in March.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 has been making headlines since its launch. It has gone live in various locations like the UK and the US amongst others. However, unlike the 2 nations, the one launched today packs an Exynos 5 Octa processor instead of the Snapdragon 600. The SOC is designed with dual CPUs, a 1.6GHz Cortex A15 and a 1.2GHz A7, that are activated based on workload or when required.
The handset runs on the latest there is from Google Android and as expected, the company has thrown in its own UI with a set of exclusive features. They include Air Gesture, Air View, Group Play, S Health, S Voice Drive, S Travel, Smart Pause, Smart Scroll, WatchON and many more. Visuals are delivered in 1080p HDTV-style through the 4.99-inch Super AMOLED display that’s located on the front.
With Dual Camera, users will be able to record themselves as well as their surroundings through simultaneous use of the 2MP webcam and 13MP rear snapper. The latter lens packs in a BSI sensor for low-light shooting and zero shutter lag for quick capture speeds. The device is 7.9mm thin and is powered by a 2,600mAh battery. Users will receive 16GB of integrated storage, 2GB RAM and a microSD card slot for expansion of up to 64GB.
With every purchase of the Samsung Galaxy S4 from the company’s eStore in India, buyers will receive a special accessory bundle that’s free of a price tag. Additionally, various retailers in the country such as Flipkart, Snapdeal and Infibeam have put the device on sale with EMI options for those who aren’t able to pay the full amount in one shot.
Here’s a quick look at the key specifications of Samsung S4:
– Android 4.2.2 OS with TouchWiz UI
– 1.6GHz A15 + 1.2GHz A7 processors
– 16GB storage, 64GB expandable
– 2GB RAM
– 4.99-inch 1080p 441ppi Super AMOLED touchscreen
– Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS, 3G HSPA+
– 136.6mm x 69.8mm x 7.9mm dimensions
– 130 grams