We knew Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Active was a ruggedized and waterproof version of last year’s flagship Galaxy S4 model, but we had no idea just how rugged the smartphone was until now. Redditor “yapinjapin1″ posted Tuesday evening in the Android subreddit to share the tale of his friend’s Galaxy S4 Active, which recently did battle with a lawn mower and somehow survived. And we’re not talking about a tiny mower here, we’re talking about a nice big riding mower. More →
The Galaxy S4 is Samsung’s flagship smartphone and the company seems hell-bent on making sure we don’t forget it. We have questioned in the past whether or not Samsung was trolling the world when it launched an 8-inch tablet that was also a phone. You read that properly — an 8-inch tablet that’s also a cell phone. Now, Samsung’s dark sense of humor may have once again reared its ugly head as the company reportedly prepares to launch its ninth different version of the Galaxy S4. That’s right… ninth. More →
The ruggedized version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone will launch later this month in the United States. AT&T announced on Thursday that it will begin taking preorders on Friday for the Galaxy S4 Active, a $199.99 Android handset featuring a 5-inch full HD display, a 1.9GHz quad-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The phone will then become available beginning June 21st, the day after Samsung’s upcoming press conference. AT&T’s full press release follows below along with a video. More →
Will there be anything left for Samsung to announce during its June 20th press conference? Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new addition to the ever-expanding Galaxy S4 family. Boasting water and dust resistance along with high-end specs, the Galaxy S4 Active can be submerged in three feet of water for a half-hour and emerge unscathed. Highlights include a 5-inch full HD display, a 1.9GHz quad-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The new S4 Active will launch this summer in the U.S. and Europe with three color options: Urban Grey, Dive Blue and Orange Flare. Samsung’s full press release follows below. More →
We’ve heard rumors for a while now that Samsung is preparing to release a new version of its Galaxy S4 smartphone, called the Galaxy S4 Active, that will be both water and dust resistant and will feature a 5-inch full HD 1080p display, quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor and an 8-megapixel camera. The device is also expected to include 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a microSD slot and run TouchWiz atop Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. According to a new leaked image from Evleaks, the Galaxy S4 Active will debut on AT&T in the United States in the coming weeks. Samsung is expected to announce the Galaxy S4 Active at a press event in London on June 20th.
A flood of rumors and leaks have suggested that Samsung is preparing to release two new smartphones in the coming weeks. According to a report from Hi-Tech.Mail.Ru, the Galaxy S4 Zoom and Galaxy S4 Active will debut alongside the Galaxy S4 mini at Samsung’s press event next month. The Galaxy S4 Zoom will reportedly be similar to the mini with a 4.3-inch qHD display, 1.6GHz dual-core processor, a microSD slot and 8GB of RAM. The selling point, however, will be the smartphone’s massive 16-megapixel rear camera with 10x optical zoom. The Galaxy S4 Active is said to be smilar to the normal Galaxy S4, although it will be both water and dust resistant. The handset will reportedly be equipped with a 5-inch full HD 1080p display, quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a microSD slot and an 8-megapixel rear camera. Samsung will reportedly announce both smartphones at a press event on June 20th in London.
After being revealed on camera for the first time on Monday in a series of leaked photos, Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy S4 Active has leaked once again. This time the upcoming smartphone has been given a quick preview in a video published by a MobileTechReview forum user. The S4 Active is a ruggedized version of Samsung’s popular Galaxy S4, featuring shock-proofing, dust-proofing and slightly less impressive specs; it looks like the phone will forego the global S4’s eight-core processor and will also include an 8-megapixel camera instead of the original model’s 13-megapixel unit. The video of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Active follows below. More →
Among the many new variants of the Galaxy S4 Samsung has planned is the Galaxy S4 Active, a ruggedized version of the company’s popular smartphone. Details have trickled out over the past few weeks since Samsung confirmed that the phone is being developed, and now the Galaxy S4 Active has been revealed for the first time in purported leaked photos. GSMArena published the images on Monday, and they show a smartphone with a design that strays from the original S4. A shot of the handset’s “About” screen also reveals a quad-core Qualcomm processor and a full-HD 1080p display. Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy S4 Active in the coming weeks but in the meantime, several leaked photos of the phone follow below. More →