Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A with 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 CPU, LTE-Advanced announced

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S4 LTE-A, world’s first LTE Advanced-capable smartphone in Korea that would offer twice the speeds of LTE. It has a 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display and runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) similar to the Galaxy S4, but this one is powered by a  2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor instead of Snapdragon 600 in the LTE version of the Galaxy S4. Other features are the same including a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, Full HD video recording, 2-megapixel front-facing camera and 2600 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A

This has unique features including Smart Pause, Smart Scroll, S Translator, S Travel (Trip Advisor), S Voice Drive, S Health, in addition the Korean version would come with ImageON feature which analyzes images from the camera, then identifies and plays videos related to the image with just one click and Digital Media Broadcasting service that offers access to live television programs on-the-go.

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A Specifications

  • 5-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display at 441ppi
  • 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor
  • Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Zero Shutter Lag, BSI and Full HD video recording
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 7.9 mm thick and weighs 131 grams
  • 2GB RAM, 32GB internal memory,  expandable up to 64GB with microSD
  • Infrared LED for smart TV remote
  • S Travel, S Voice Drive, S Health
  • 4G LTE-A, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (HT80), Bluetooth v4.0 LE, GPS and NFC
  • 2600 mAh Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A would be available this summer in Blue Arctic and Red Aurora colors starting in Korea. It would be available at a price of 900000 South Korean Won (~US$780) from the Korean carriers SK Telecom (SKT) and LG U+. More color options would be added soon.

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