Samsung Galaxy S4 Active – Tougher Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active – A tougher version of Samsung flagship device Samsung Galaxy S4. Samsung made all their efforts to make the Galaxy S4 a beast in terms of specs and performance, price but S4 active even more beastly in nature. By producing a rough and tough version viz. a dust and waterproof version of Galaxy S4, illness the South Korean company has left no stones unturned. Samsung Galaxy S4 active is a device which can do all the wonders of Galaxy S4 and can even take care of itself if you are somehow not so careful with your gadgets.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Specifications (Detailed View)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

  • Design & Display
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has got a large 5-inch HD screen just as Galaxy S4. Active supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. It has got a TFT LCD type screen with a pixel density of 443ppi. The screen also supports Glove Touch. The screen has been downgraded from superAMOLED of S4 to LCD.
  • Processor & OS
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has got Snapdragon 600 chipset. It packs up a 1.9GHz quad-core Krait processor. For the graphics processing it has got Adreno 320 and runs on latest Android v4.2.2 (JellyBean OS).
  • Camera
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has got 8MP rear snapper which is another degradation compared to Galaxy S4 which had the 13MP camera. It has also got a LED rear flash. It also supports a full HD video recording at  1080p at 30fps. The front part contains a 2MP camera. It also supports quick access of camera by pressing the volume button. The LED Flash light can also be used as a torch by pressing the volume key for a bit long duration to assist you in activities in night.
  • Memory
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has got a large 16GB of internal storage. Though you get access to only 11.25GB of the total size. It can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. For the smooth functioning of your device it has got 2GB of RAM.
  • Connectivity
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active comes with several connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB port with MHL featuring TV Out and also USB host. It has also got NFC and Infrared port. Samsung Galaxy S4 Active comes with 2G/3G and even 4G network support.
  • Other Details
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is 139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm dimension wise and weighs 151grams. The  best part with S4 Active is that it comes with Water and dust resistance technology (I657 certification). It also packs up all those awesome application and features of Galaxy S4 making it completely complete. S4 Active comes with a 2,600mAh removable battery.

Best Feature Of Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active comes with I657 certified dust and water proof technology. It has got the same level of protection as seen in the latest Xperia models from Sony. S4 Active can withstand 1 meter water for up to 30 minutes when dipped in it. Active has also got a water-resistant 3.5mm earphone jack. Thus you can use it even in wet condition. :)  It is also capable of taking under water pictures in the Aqua Mode of S4 Active.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Key Specification (Quick View)

  • 5-inch full HD TFT LCD Screen
  • 1920×1080 pixels resolution with 441ppi pixel density
  • 1.9GHz quad-core processor with Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2GB RAM / 16GB of Internal Storage
  • expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
  • 8MP rear & 2MP front camera
  • Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • 2600mAh removable battery

Final Verdict

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is no doubt a great option to go for when you are considering between S4 and S4 Active. It is only lacking two features from the premium S4 that is the LCD screen in place of superAMOLED screen and 8MP camera instead of the 13MP camera. But the completeness it offers due to its water and dust resistivity along with a waterproof jack and also with a feature to take underwater picture outrun the drawbacks.

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