Samsung Galaxy S4 Preliminary Report

By Sam Hobbs Mar 14, 2013
The Samsung Galaxy S4 was announced today.
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The new Samsung Galaxy S4, announced today, has an improved look and feel. It comes in a polycarbonate case that is either black or white. It weighs 4.6 oz. and has a quad-core 1.9GHz Snapdragon 600 in the U.S. (8-core 1.8GHz Exnyos 5 Octa elsewhere). It uses Android Jelly Bean. It has a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080.

The following is a relatively random list of items mentioned in the announcement. Additional information and more accurate information will be provided soon by me or another member.

  • Dual cameras allow the picture taker to be in a picture/video and allows Dual Video Call, which provides dual cameras for video calling and chatting
  • Smart Scrolling (Eye-scrolling) which can scroll or pause based on face/eye movement
  • IR LED remote control
  • 3G and 4G LTE
  • IR gesture sensor and infrared humidity sensor
  • 13-megapixel camera
  • S-translator: Live translation (text) using text-to-speech and speech-to-text; partially done locally (without a connection) allowing communication without language barriers
  • S-Voice (voice recognition?)
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Knox security for one phone for work and personal use separately
  • S Health for monitory your health
Sam Hobbs

Programmer / Analyst initially for the Unites States Army in 1972. Subsequent employers and clients have included Carte Blanche, Bank of America, Parsons Corporation, Lockheed Corporation and SHL Systemhouse.

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