Samsung Galaxy S4 Preliminary Report

By Sam Hobbs Mar 14, 2013
The Samsung Galaxy S4 was announced today.

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
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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