Finally it is coming here and ahead of schedule. Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 release date is 23rd May and not May 30
In a news that is bound to bring cheers amongst those desperately awaiting the arrival of Samsung Galaxy S4, the handset is being made available on theÂ Verizon network from may 23rd almost a week before it was originally scheduled to be launched.
It is a known fact that despite being one of the most extensive cellular coverage in the US, Verizon has been a little laid back when it comes to getting the latest and greatest devices, unless they are Verizon-only exclusives. With this development Verizon has certainly moved past its image.
Available in two colors models, Black Mist or White Frost, Galaxy S4 can be all your following the payment of $200 along with a two year contract. The device, latest from the house of Samsung was being widely awaited by millions of fans across the US market. Originally Verizon had schedule the launch of Galaxy S4 on May 30th.
Standing at 5.4 inches tall by 2.8 inches by 0.3 inch thick, the Galaxy S4 is actually 0.7 millimeter thinner than GS3, and at 4.6 ounces, it’s 0.7 ounce lighter as well. Despite the difference, the Galaxy S3 and S4 looks quite similar at the first instance. However , the major difference lies on the backside of S4 which bears a new tiny black-and-silver diamond design on the black mist model, or a similar pinprick design on the white frost edition.
The 5-inch 1080p HD display provides a pixel density of 441ppi, which is higher than Apple’s 321ppi screen and lower than the HTC One’s 468ppi screen. Further in the new display setting, incorporated in S4, the tech giant has tried to rectify an old complaint about certain colors, like green, looking too saturated. In the screen mode settings, the user can choose to let the GS4 auto-adjust the color tone depending on what he is looking at.
The hardware of S4 comprises of the a 2-megapixel front-facing camera that sits in the upper-right corner, and to the left of the speaker grill is the phone’s IR, or infrared, sensor. There’s also an LED indicator at the top left corner. This will glow or blink green, red, or blue to indicate certain activities. Sharing the top edge with the phone’s 3.5-millimeter headset jack is the Galaxy S4’s brand-new IR blaster, which on can use in conjunction with the Watch On app as a TV remote.
Below the screen, the home button takes you home (press), launches Samsung’s S Voice app (double press), and loads up recently opened apps (hold). Press and hold the menu button to launch the Google Search app with Google Now. The back button is self-explanatory.
A powerful 13-megapixel camera and LED flash is located on rear of the S4 which runs Android 4.2.2 beneath its very highly customized The Galaxy S4 is powered by a 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, Andreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM and available in 16, 32 and 64GB storage capacity further expandable viaÂ microSD card.