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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active goes on sale June 21 for $199, preorder tomorrow

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Active goes on sale June 21 for $199, preorder tomorrow
AT&T just announced pricing and availability for the rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. Beginning next Friday, June 21, the toughie will be present at any AT&T store or online for $199.99 when you sing off on a two-year contract. 

Those of you who can't wait can preorder the S4 Active in two colors - Urban Gray and Dive Blue - starting tomorrow on the carrier's website. 

As a reminder, the Full HD 5-incher is IP67 certified to be water-resistant and dustproof, which is tested in the video below.

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posted on 13 Jun 2013, 09:23 2

1. DarkShadow (Posts: 51; Member since: 01 Feb 2013)


come on T-mobile bring this phone... to papa lol but l mean it !!!!

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 09:31 1

2. roldefol (Posts: 2858; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


Why only AT&T? Come on, Verizon, you love rugged phones too. I might even consider the S4 Active.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 09:38 1

3. oister85 (Posts: 394; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


I think this phone is better than the s4. The only downgrade is the 13 megapixels.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 11:29

5. Taters (Posts: 2640; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


13 megapixels isn't really a downgrade for such a small sensor. 13mp is probably too much for a point and shoot sized sensor to be honest.

I was shocked to find that the 8mp version of the new EXMOR RS sensor in the Xperia SP performed worse though. I thought the SP was going to take better pictures than the Xperia Z and GS4 because the 8mp version would have less noise. Let's see what Samsung firmware/software can do with the same sensor. Samsung is generally pretty good with camera firmware/software so I predict the 8mp GS4 active camera will outperform the GS4, provided it uses the new EXMOR RS sensor line.

13mp is too high unless they make a larger sensor and 4mp is just a joke. 8mp is the sweet spot for mobile phone sensors imo.

posted on 13 Jun 2013, 10:39 1

4. papss (unregistered)


I like it as well.. Price is right too

posted on 14 Jun 2013, 00:12

8. Dadler22 (Posts: 161; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


man I hate AT&T, verizon needs to get some phones and stop resting on their LTE laurels

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