Samsung Galaxy S 4 display, Air View and Air Gesture demoed on video

Samsung Galaxy S 4 display, Air View and Air Gesture demoed on video
5-inches of 1080p Super AMOLED goodness – that's what graces the front side of the new Samsung Galaxy S 4. We're referring, of course, to the smartphone's gorgeous display panel, which matches or even outperforms in certain ways the displays used on other high-end devices available today. 

But specs aren't everything. There's a few more cool tricks that the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has up its sleeve, made possible by its exceptionally sensitive display. Basically, the touchscreen can detect when a finger is hovering over it, which allows interaction without the need for the user to actually touch the surface of the panel. 

So for example when you're checking your email or calendar appointments on the Samsung Galaxy S 4, you can get a quick preview simply by hovering your finger above a given message or date. And while browsing the web, swiping your hand left or right above the screen will switch between tabs. That's also how you can flip through pictures displayed in the gallery. 
Cool stuff, don't you think? To get a better idea as to how great the Samsung Galaxy S 4's display is, just check out the video below! In addition, we have a demo of the aforementioned touchless gestures, so make sure you check those out as well!

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Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)



1. dhouseng

Posts: 3; Member since: May 03, 2012


2. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

CONGRATULATION You Won #TheNextFirstFlop

3. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012


8. the_best

Posts: 139; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

some nice featuers. i dont se them as the greatest thing ever, but i think in a couple of years this will be the beginning of what will be a industri standard.

29. xsmartphonex

Posts: 41; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

what phone do u have?

4. twens

Posts: 1175; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

All I am going to be seeing most of the time is the screen on this phone. Why bother about the looks? This phone is far from being ugly. I don't like aluminium materials,they scratch easily. It has features I like and a good camera,an s3 upgrade is not awful at all. I am getting this phone. Looks are not what I am going to be using day to day, it's the features and how fast the phone responds that matters to me.

6. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

Butt ugly phone. Powerful, but it's ugly as sin!

7. No_Nonsense unregistered

Would you buy a million dollar ferrari if it looked like this: . It's possible to have a removable battery/MSD slot and a decent quality of plastic on a phone.

15. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Honestly toughing any phone in a case doesn't make any difference. All are same when dressed in a case ... who keeps their phone "NUDE" :D Honestly i have started liking S4 :)

22. yudi.nemesis unregistered

i never use case just buy the phone use it, enjoy the premium look and felling, if i broke it go to service center and let them fix it, and my phone is dead i will buy the new one if have ferrari just drive it don't keep tha car on garage and if you have enough money to buy flagship you will never using a case

32. thatguy

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 06, 2013


33. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

You do know your little arrow is pointing to yourself! Haha!

5. hateftotti

Posts: 228; Member since: May 03, 2011

I do not know what is wrong with Galaxy S4 haters. This phone is truly perfect. If the problem is just design,that's ok.go for another brands but remember last year everyone complained about S3 design but after a brief experience they had,they have changed their view! Finally I should say if you are looking forward to a perfect phone without consideration very beautiful design,S4 will be the best and unbeatable choice ;)

30. xsmartphonex

Posts: 41; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

thank you!!

9. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Features are great, but the design...... :(

10. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Most users will be bored of these functions or will forget about them.

11. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

I will definitely get it

12. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

See Apple in hell with Steve Jobs burning

28. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Dude, wtf is your problem...your so damn pathetic. Atleast jobs left a legacy behind for us not to forget..when you die people gonna be like henrickrw or whatever your name is.. who the f*** is that....with that being said, why don't you stfu !!

13. yudi.nemesis unregistered

samsung mobile chief say '' Innovation is what will get consumers to buy new devices.'' but GALAXY S4 just copying what other phone can do they copy LG, NOKIA, HTC, AND NOW SONY FYI The Xperia sola was the first device from Sony to include Floating touch technology. The technology makes it possible for the smartphone to detect a finger up to 0.79 inches (20mm) above the screen. So mr shin where is the innovations???? Or ''DO YOU MEAN COPYING AND A LOT OF AD IS WHAT WILL GET CONSUMER TO BUY NEW DEVICES''

16. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

From Shin's perspective Sony Copied their Stylus air view stuff :)

21. yudi.nemesis unregistered

haha you are funny guy xperia sola is Announced 2012, March and samsung galaxy note 2 with stylus air view is Announced 2012, August you tell me who the copy cat??? Shin talking about innovations but samsung galaxy S4 is just copycat device even s4 copying s3 design xperia z have more innovations than s4 let for example sony have the first mobile camera sensor with HDR MODE ON PHOTO AND VIDEO xperia z is the first sony quad core with last year SOCs AND IF YAOU COMPARE XP Z with last year device XP Z is the king on benchmark and sony will show you what is true innovations with their next flagship and samsung will continue copying

31. thatguy

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

Dude I literally just spent 3 mins of my time to create an account to comment and let you know you're an idiot.

14. kboo1995 unregistered

i am die-hard samsung fan but the design will make me switch

17. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

You are contradicting yourself. "Die Hard" fan never switches sides. Look at iFans ... most would defend the crap till death :)

18. Bozzor

Posts: 248; Member since: May 02, 2012

Whilst it's always tricky to comment on the quality of a phone screen without actually seeing it in real life, what seems to be the case with every video I have seen of the S IV so far is a noticeably white screen (as opposed to the blue tinge of the S3) and definitely very, very bright output, which has not been a Samsung AMOLED strong suit yet. Seems that now, they have solved this issues - an early well done!

19. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

the design isnt ugly :D


Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

This is better built than s3 so it might do a better job in drop test. There is plastic and metal.

23. takay0

Posts: 144; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

not impressed

24. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Samsung lovers are beginning to sound like Apple nuts, what is so amazing about this design, it looks inexplicably like the Galaxy Note II...I wouldn't be surprised if it isn't using the exact same chassis. Samsung is really taking a play from Apple's book, this is like the iPhone, Iphone 3G, Iphone 3GS all looked strikingly similar with only a few marginal differences that you'd have to squint to see. Just as long as they didn't go HTC route with that stupid open face glass on the DNA that mess will shatter if it falls flat on it's face. I already had my first DNA do just that, now I need to have a case, I hate phone cases with a passion...Motorola still reigns supreme in build quality that I have used. HTC still low as usual.

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