Samsung Galaxy S 4 photo samples appear

Samsung Galaxy S 4 photo samples appear
Someone in China has managed to get their hands on a Samsung Galaxy S 4 prior to the smartphone's official announcement. Thanks to them, we can now take a look at some of the very first photos taken with its camera. The Galaxy S 4 comes with a 13-megapixel main shooter, as confirmed by the pictures' size of 4128 by 3096 pixels. They look pretty good, don't they?

To learn more about the Samsung Galaxy S 4, make sure you stay tuned to PhoneArena and follow our coverage. The smartphone's official announcement event begins in just a few hours. 

source: it168 (translated) via The Register

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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. Diego!

Posts: 871; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

They look really good. I've read that review in the chinese site. The back of the supposed to be Galaxy S IV cracked easily ;( I'm still hoping that is not the final design. I don't like its speaker at all.

4. StevenFranklin

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

how does the back crack when its plastic??

15. RiseAgainst94

Posts: 281; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

Because it's plastic.

30. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

The Lumia 920 is plastic. It don't crack.

32. RiseAgainst94

Posts: 281; Member since: Mar 03, 2012

You mean it doesn't? Because it's polycarbonate plastic, not Samsung plastic. The fact that my old Samsung Mythic feels the same way as the Galaxy SIII is pathetic.

37. skymitch89

Posts: 1452; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

I used to have the Samsung Moment (a phone that not many people know of or remember because it was such a piece of...) and it felt better built than my Epic Touch.

33. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Ahem, Poly carbonate Plastic* now that's a lot stronger. S3 is just like a flimsy bendy piece of basic plastic.

35. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

S3 is poly carbonate

42. AnukulVcool unregistered

because its noikia :P

44. StevenFranklin

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

plastic cracking? what plastic phone have u ever heard crack?

2. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

i hate the design but the camera looks good

12. aaronkatrini

Posts: 242; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

Yeah, me too was expecting a better phone... and i thought they were going like HTC: stoping at 4.7-4.8, but wasnt the case. Still the camera samples look great but id like to see a comparision with Htc One, the Lumias, and Xperia Z... Lets see!

3. Technobri

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

Photos look sharp....Front of the phone looks nice now that i see the clearer pictures...but that back cover just looks so plain and seems like its prone to crack..

41. tusshharish

Posts: 342; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

this images are looking good ............but what about its low light performance.....??????

5. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

well if you want a reason to get the S4 over the HTC One here it is...... so much for ultrapixels!

9. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Er, you forgot about the bigger and removable battery, expandable storage, more powerful CPU and GPU, larger screen, better software..

26. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

CPU GPU dont matter when the phone runs smooth already with Snapdragon 600 you will see no lag, at that point y get a better processor if nothing will change, plus storage at 32gb or 64gb y expand it. the back concerns me because is plastic but with that ugly hyperglaze, which attracts fingerprints, touchwiz is never a better software, it looks cartoony and things are hidden within menus, never a fan of touchwiz, and seems like not much has changed. I will give HTC One a go but not sure about their UI either. Larger screen is also subjective I myself dont like a bigger screen 4.7 is already a good size.

28. Jasonhunterx

Posts: 111; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

Touchwiz is easily better then sense its extremly feature packed and smooth

29. tedkord

Posts: 17356; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Why get a faster cpu/gpu? Future proofing.

31. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

It's not just about making a phone lag free.. it's just like with pc-s and laptops- better chip means faster, better use of apps, multitasking, browsing and gaming. The GPU in the S4 will have around 50gflops, compared to ~35gflops in the One. That's a significant advantage, and means a true pocket game console that will play highest end games even a year from now without breaking a sweat. As for the software.. wake up. You tried the latest 4.1.2 release from Samsung? No other manufacturer comes close

36. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

Snapdragon 600 is only 30% faster than a s4 pro with same gpu... Not really a good upgrade.

20. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

these photos don't look that good. The iphone 5 is still better.

34. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

If you're seriously judging the phone's camera from 6 unstandardised, random photos then you are a moron. Why don't you wait for the phone to officially be unveiled and take proper, comparable photo's on a normal person.

38. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Are you seriously saying a phone that is half ahead old can compete with the cutting edge camera technology both Sony and Samsung can bring because if you are I pity you...

6. Technobri

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

lol..Theres clearly a serial thumbs downer going just now noticing that....hes on the loose

7. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

Samsung galaxy s4 vs Nokia Lumia 920. in da club photos

8. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I knew Samsung will yet again come up with the best camera on Android. The lens is really big and it means business

10. henrickrw

Posts: 408; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Ponchera Beat. Cmon Sammy. Let's kick em up!!!


Posts: 66; Member since: Mar 11, 2013



Posts: 66; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

0_o why would someone dislike this innocent comment.... :-/

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