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New color spotted on Samsung Galaxy S4, “Blue Arctic”

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New color spotted on Samsung Galaxy S4, “Blue Arctic”
The lucky customers of Japan’s NTT DoCoMo will be the first to get their hands on this color. Otherwise, there is nothing else new about the hardware.

Will other markets see this color come their way? Seeing that the Galaxy S4’s predecessor, the Galaxy S3 came in a myriad of colors, like amethyst purple, amber brown, marble white, garnet red and pebble blue, we think it is just a matter of time before we see the color selection expand in other markets.

On DoCoMo’s product sheet we can see the current Galaxy S4 colors, black mist and white frost, which is what the rest of us have to choose from. Right alongside those choices we see "blue arctic." Samsung has seen enough success with its Galaxy line of smartphones that we suspect that the color line-up of the newest flagship will rapidly expand. Is there a color of the Galaxy S4 that you would not buy?

source: SamMobile


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posted on 13 May 2013, 00:50 2

20. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


XZ lags when playing games??
Gs4 lags because of too much animations and unfinished software optimizations but it doesnt lag in games..And d s.update kicked out almost all d lag issues as what my friend said..
Htc got some tricks from apple in 2012 and thats why sense5 came to be as smooth as ios.
Hoping that sony and samsung wud got those tricks also :)

posted on 12 May 2013, 21:55 12

1. BillyG (Posts: 305; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


does it come with s-lag too?

posted on 12 May 2013, 22:19 3

4. bucky (Posts: 2865; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


I can vouch for that lag.

posted on 12 May 2013, 22:35 5

5. Kurai (unregistered)


Some people are stuck thinking android always come with a lot of bugs and lags . . . those were removed since jellybean!!! . . . now stop bitching about android always lagging and such . . . . and btw it's samsung's skin who makes android lag so f**k samsung

posted on 12 May 2013, 22:47 9

6. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


So, do I need to say f**k Sony too? My Xperia Z is laggy as well, it lags when playing Asphalt 7 and Dead Trigger.

But never mind, the lag is not a big deal, I can live with that.

posted on 12 May 2013, 22:59 11

9. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


so Xperia Z also have X lag feature??

posted on 12 May 2013, 23:12 4

12. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Maybe........wait, what is X lag?

So, if a LG Optimus G lags, we can call it an O lag feature? If a HTC One lags, we can call it an O lag feature as well?

That makes sense! xD

posted on 12 May 2013, 23:20 3

14. Wiki_jaan (Posts: 704; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


u wp puppets really need a life.... troll u r bore now

posted on 13 May 2013, 06:30 1

33. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Yeah, me too, I hope Sony and Samsung got those tricks too! Oh, and don't forget LG! :)

posted on 13 May 2013, 06:47 1

35. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


www.theregister.co.uk/2012/12/06/apple_htc_redacted_deal/

It is confidential, i just assume that it is about software optimizations

posted on 13 May 2013, 06:59

38. juanyunis (Posts: 73; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


Well, that would be weird lol, Apple helping improving Android. But well it could happen, because there are some companies like Mercedes Benz that released some engines and optimizations to third party companies like SsangYong Motors.

posted on 12 May 2013, 22:06 5

2. juanyunis (Posts: 73; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


Looks good, but in my humble opinion, the black one looks better.

posted on 13 May 2013, 01:15 1

23. kozza3 (Posts: 709; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


black is nice. but more colors to choose from is always better! except is they make brown... that was horrible. i wish there was a way to pick the exact color of your phone though for the freakin price tag!

posted on 13 May 2013, 06:45

34. juanyunis (Posts: 73; Member since: 31 Aug 2012)


You are right, it's better to have variety. This year seems like we are going to have amazing accessories for the S4, just by looking case makers, we can see how important is samsung now a days, and that's good because i feel that i have more ways to customize it, lol.

posted on 12 May 2013, 22:10 15

3. FrostyDanny (Posts: 90; Member since: 15 Jul 2012)


Hey idiot! The GS4 does not lag or have baterry issues. I own it and so does my brother. We have not once had such a issue with this. If people do have an issue with this it is either blind hate or a very small minority of people.My phone last a continues 11-13 hours with heavy use. 4G is always on plus I havnt had a chance to use my spare battery yet

posted on 12 May 2013, 22:54 3

8. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


relax... don't be angry right now your S4 still the fastest android phone,

woow your phone can last a ''continues'' 11-13 hours with ''heavy use'' and 4G always on damn your phone must be a ''special edition''

because last time i check on gsmarena battery test the snapdragon version with the latest update only last about 7:24 minutes of ''continues'' web browsing

And if your phone is Exynos version the Cortex A15 must be super duper power efficient, because it can last 11-13 hours on ''continues heavy use''

posted on 12 May 2013, 23:09 4

11. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Your phone lasts a continue 11-13 hours with heavy use, you said "heavy use", everyone knows how to say that, including Samsung fanboys, and you said "4G is always on plus", come on dude, with 4G, it drains your S4's battery very quickly.

You should do some research before calling someone an idiot.

Many S4 owners are frustrating about those battery and overheat issues, and you called them blind hate? Wow, you must be mad!

posted on 12 May 2013, 23:53 1

15. kvk066 (Posts: 18; Member since: 27 Feb 2013)


This is unbelievable....Sammy might have given you a special one with bigger battery.....

posted on 13 May 2013, 00:42 6

18. JusMePnut (Posts: 31; Member since: 23 Apr 2012)


How are you going to tell him how his phone works? Are you there with him ever second of the day observing him use his device? I didn't think so. Jus chill out and deal with it. If his phone last a continuous 11-13 hours, be happy for him. No need to flame him.

posted on 13 May 2013, 00:48 2

19. FrostyDanny (Posts: 90; Member since: 15 Jul 2012)


I always use Instagram app and Flipboard app Netflix and I text all day during work thats what my "heavy usage" is and I have personal experience because unlike you I actually own the phone. Many S4 users complain? Thats crap. I run a cell phone skin business in a big mall not once has a S4 user complained ownly praised it. I actually like htc better then samsung im not a fan boy. I just think you are a huge idiot saying that without any actual real hands on experience and its just htc nerds blind hating on the GS4. I would have chosen the One over the GS4(Removable battery is a plus) but battery life killed it for me with all my past HTC phones( Incredible Rezound DNA)

posted on 13 May 2013, 01:03 3

22. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Yah but htc one and gs4 are equal maybe..
Sense 5 is d fastest android skin when it comes to fluidity of d interface, gs4 is d fastest when it comes to heavy stuffs including web browsing(phonebuff's comparison)

Frostdanny ddnt say that he is browsing d web continuously, maybe there is a strong 4g signal in their place..
And knowing that 4g goes to sleep when ur not using it, there will be significant time that battery juice doesnt deplete at all.

posted on 13 May 2013, 03:02 1

27. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


huhh? did i say something wrong about that fastest chuchu??,, i just explained the meaning of fastest in real life scenarios as what the reviews are saying

yhup Continues Heavy Use, and why bother use the 7:24 result of Continues Web Browsing.. Continues Heavy Use=Web Browsing?
the new battery test of gs4 also includes 18:03 for talk time and 12:30 for video playback
and 69hrs standby(sorry off-topic)

posted on 13 May 2013, 02:45 1

26. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


hahaha...... what are you trying to say
just stop your BS okay..!!!!

the ''fastest'' mean the fastest CPU and GPU in real life other phone can be better than S4

he said ''CONTINUES HEAVY USE''

i've read his comment #19 it just average use not ''heavy use''

posted on 13 May 2013, 03:33 1

28. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


why bother???
because he said ''CONTINUES HEAVY USE WITH 4G ALWAYS ON''

turn on all the S4 feature and do some heavy use with 4G always on. you will have these feature :

S Lag, Plastic Microwave, and i'm sure you will need more than one battery for one day

its okay i know samsung fanboys always (off topic) when they argue with me

posted on 13 May 2013, 04:02 3

29. SonyFindOneDroidple (Posts: 817; Member since: 11 May 2013)


Continues heavy use w/ 4g always on
The dude also mentioned some possible reasons for longer battery life, the place might have a very good 4g signal and 4g will go to sleep when not in use(even the 4g is on)

Then you turned out to be a stupid hater again. You are making this Phonearena a place of evil haters.

I think you are more off topic than them. I observed a lot of articles, and straight and one on one arguments which you are involved into, you're pathetic hater with nonsense comments and Sony-based feedbacks

posted on 13 May 2013, 04:20

30. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Accdg to ur username, u must b an avid Sony fan? :) a sony fan hitting the troll sony fanboy. Epic haha!

@yudi-im referrng only to d standby time as off topic bcoz wer talking abt heavy usage

Anyway way way way ;)

posted on 13 May 2013, 04:35

31. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


yes how many time i have to said i'm GS2 user who hate samsung fans and my next phone will be Nokia or Sony.

i'm hater but not stupid and closed minded like you why because you can accept the truth,

i never off topic cuz i replay what stupid samsung fanboy says

so when i said about the truth you say thats nonsense oh pleaseee....

you and other samsung fanboys bash HTC One, LG, iphone5 and Xperia Z

like talking about GG3 but even without GG3 a fragile iphone5 can be more durable than S4

how about that S4 will not overheat because it uses plastic (PC)

Samsung amoled is the best diplay??
display mate said its on par with last year IPS LCD
and the list continues....

I'm samsung user who bash samsung just because samsung stupid fans keep talking BS (like S4 will survive 11-13 hours with heavy use and 4G always on)

posted on 13 May 2013, 04:52 1

32. SonyFindOneDroidple (Posts: 817; Member since: 11 May 2013)


Me? Oh? Im always reading PA but i am just a newbie in posting comments, so your excuses are flop :) and why should i bash those phones if i like all of them.
If you find those fanboys annoying because they are bashing phones, then it is not smarter to do the same.

I see, the overheating issue you have.. i read the thermal test of galaxy s4 and the result is very good but haters came to bash the result and provide the opposite.maybe the fanboys just defended the article.

S2 and other amoleds except note2 and s4 have f**king displays, yet Amoled is still the best display for them and for me too because we want how vibrant it is, different screen modes and not because of natural colors

posted on 13 May 2013, 07:14

39. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


You are one of the coolest unbiased person here in PA, hope everyone will learn

posted on 13 May 2013, 10:07

40. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


you can say anything what you want but the truth never lies

if you said i'm evil hater your beloved samsung company the biggest ''EVIL HATERS'' because samsung has been proven to paid someone to trolling. and also doing some nasty stuff like stealing street photography works and claimed that the picture taken by Samsung camera. but the truth that the picture taken by nikkon camera

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