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Galaxy S4 Active gets sliced and diced by a lawnmower, stays active

Galaxy S4 Active gets sliced and diced by a lawnmower, stays active

posted: 11 Jul 2014, 02:03

Last year, Samsung released its first 'rugged flagship' smartphone, the Galaxy S4 Active. The phone delivered on expectations of water and dust resistance, but surviving a lawnmower wasn't anywhere on the spec sheet...

Samsung rolling out KitKat to the international version of the Galaxy S4 Active

Samsung rolling out KitKat to the international version of the Galaxy S4 Active

posted: 27 May 2014, 09:46

The international variation of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (we are talking about GT-I9295 here, folks) is finally receiving the sweetish Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware update. Rolling under the I9295XXUCNE5...

AT&T stops the rollout of the KitKat update for its Galaxy S4 Active

AT&T stops the rollout of the KitKat update for its Galaxy S4 Active

posted: 22 Apr 2014, 09:21

Less than a week ago, we passed on the information that AT&T is rolling out an over-the-air update for its Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (SGH-i537) that brings Android 4.4.2 KitKat to the device - the chocolatey firmware...

KitKat now rolling out for AT&T's version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

KitKat now rolling out for AT&T's version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

posted: 17 Apr 2014, 09:21

AT&T announced that it has started to roll out Android 4.4.2 KitKat to its version (SGH-i537) of the water and dustproof Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. The exact build number of the update is I537UCUCNC9 and it comes...

AT&T offers an advance look at its upcoming television ad

AT&T offers an advance look at its upcoming television ad

posted: 04 Feb 2014, 10:27

AT&T has posted online an advance look at its next television spot. The ad features U.S.A. Skeleton Racer Noelle Pikus-Pace as she balances the day between being an Olympic athlete in training and a mother. She makes breakfast but...

Rugged version of Samsung Galaxy S4 gets updated to Android 4.3 on AT&T

Rugged version of Samsung Galaxy S4 gets updated to Android 4.3 on AT&T

posted: 14 Jan 2014, 17:16

The AT&T branded Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, the rugged version of Samsung's Android flagship phone, has started receiving an update to Android 4.3. That brings software version I537UCUBML2 to the handset which is...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active brings its rugged self to South Korea

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active brings its rugged self to South Korea

posted: 18 Dec 2013, 01:42

The rugged version of Samsung's flagship Android smartphone is now available in the manufacturer's backyard of South Korea. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active can be purchased by customers of carrier SK Telecom and will offer some...

Mini version of Samsung Galaxy S4 Active receives Tenaa certification, features underwhelming specs

Mini version of Samsung Galaxy S4 Active receives Tenaa certification, features underwhelming specs

posted: 28 Oct 2013, 09:27

Joining the overly crowded family of Galaxy devices is a device with model number GT-I8580, or a Galaxy S4 Active mini version of sorts...

Leak shows when Galaxy devices will get Android 4.3 in U.S.; 30% return rate for Galaxy Gear watches

Leak shows when Galaxy devices will get Android 4.3 in U.S.; 30% return rate for Galaxy Gear watches

posted: 25 Oct 2013, 19:03

A leaked document from big box retailer Best Buy, shows that the Android 4.3 update, which has recently rolled out internationally, will soon be coming to U.S. versions of the...

It's official, Samsung and AT&T will exchange your waterlogged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

It's official, Samsung and AT&T will exchange your waterlogged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

posted: 07 Aug 2013, 01:08

About 24 hours after we exclusively broke the story about Samsung and AT&T's plan to swap out water damaged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active units, we can tell you that the plan is official; as we told...

Samsung and AT&T to offer one-time exchange of water damaged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active units

Samsung and AT&T to offer one-time exchange of water damaged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active units

posted: 06 Aug 2013, 01:31

Here is an interesting bit of news from one our loyal readers; according to our source, an internal menu inside AT&T states that the carrier and Samsung will be offering users of the Samsung...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 seemingly confirmed by benchmarks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 seemingly confirmed by benchmarks

posted: 31 Jul 2013, 21:49

Several weeks ago, an upgraded variant of the Samsung Galaxy S4 was announced officially. It is currently on sale on the South Korean market, packing a speedy Snapdragon 800 chip and offering blazing-fast...

Waterproof Galaxy S4 Active warranty won't cover liquid damage, AT&T employee complains

Waterproof Galaxy S4 Active warranty won't cover liquid damage, AT&T employee complains

posted: 31 Jul 2013, 02:49

In fact, even if you follow the Samsung instructions like closing all flaps, and not dipping the phone in anything else than shallow water for less than thirty minutes, the warranty still won't...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active meets its match in a swimming pool

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active meets its match in a swimming pool

posted: 26 Jun 2013, 02:39

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has an IP67 certification; that means that the rugged version of the Android flagship model is supposed to be able to withstand submersion in 3 feet of water for 30 minutes. In fact, the Aqua Mode...

AT&T is shipping the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active ahead of schedule

AT&T is shipping the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active ahead of schedule

posted: 20 Jun 2013, 06:44

Instead of releasing the rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active on June 21st as scheduled, AT&T on Wednesday started shipping out the Urban Gray and the Dive Blue versions of the phone; the water and dust resistant version of the...

New color: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active leaks out in Blue Arctic

New color: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active leaks out in Blue Arctic

posted: 19 Jun 2013, 03:54

Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 Active, a high-end waterproof smartphone, last week and official images only portrayed an orange model, but now the S4 Active has leaked out…

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

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

posted: 13 Jun 2013, 09:12

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...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hands-on

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active hands-on

posted: 07 Jun 2013, 07:30

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is not your typical Android smartphone. While it has the specs to be regarded as a high-end device, such as the 5-inch 1080p screen and the super-fast, 1.9GHz Snapdragon 600 SoC, it is also tough enough to handle more abuse than...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is official: thin waterproof 5

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is official: thin waterproof 5" Full HD goodness

posted: 05 Jun 2013, 03:35

Samsung isn't leaving much for its June 20th London event, it seems. After announcing the Intel-powered Galaxy Tab 3 set, it now made the rugged Galaxy S4 Active official...

It's the teal thing!; third color option for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active leaks on film

It's the teal thing!; third color option for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active leaks on film

posted: 01 Jun 2013, 14:03

On Friday, we showed you a leaked photograph of the rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active in a grey-ish version, wearing AT&T's branding; prior to that, we had seen the water and dust resistant version...

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