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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active passes through FCC bound for AT&T

0. phoneArena 29 May 2013, 23:05 posted on

We already know a fair bit about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, and it looks like we've just learned a tiny bit more. The Galaxy S4 Active is planned to be a variant of the Galaxy S4 that trades off a bit on the spec sheet to offer a more rugged build, which is said to be waterproof. You know, for people with active lifestyles, or drop their phones in cereal a lot. One or the other. Well, one model of the device has just received FCC certification and looks to be headed for AT&T...

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posted on 29 May 2013, 23:11 8

1. donjunior (Posts: 50; Member since: 28 May 2013)


World Class Handset so far. :)

posted on 30 May 2013, 01:40

2. mydi.maus (unregistered)


Doesn't come close to xperia z

posted on 30 May 2013, 02:09 6

3. tech2 (Posts: 2209; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


I agree. GS4 Active is way ahead of Xperia Z

posted on 30 May 2013, 02:31 3

4. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4070; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


I would say it's much better than the Xperia Z. It has the S4 Pro, so that means it's already on par with it in terms of raw power (assuming it's the quad core version), the 1080p display will probably be the same S-AMOLED display as on the GS4, which is SO much better than the TFT on the Xperia Z, and even though it's "only" an 8 MP camera Samsung typically has better camera software than Sony, as you can see by the GS4 and Xperia Z having the same camera but the GS4 taking better shots.

The GS4 Active is a rugged device, while being much more ergonomic than the sharp, blocky, and unwieldy Xperia Z; I would choose this over the Xperia Z just for that reason.

posted on 30 May 2013, 08:42

6. Malique001 (Posts: 58; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


The S4 Pro only comes in a quad core variant.

posted on 30 May 2013, 16:57

7. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4070; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


No, there is a dual core variant with the model number MSM8960T. It's dual core Krait with Adreno 320, the quad core variant is the APQ8064, quad core Krait with Adreno 320. They both are S4 Pro

posted on 30 May 2013, 03:58 2

5. TruPatriot (Posts: 92; Member since: 27 May 2013)


I hope there is a CDMA version

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