Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and Samsung Galaxy S4 Active both to be unveiled June 20th

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and Samsung Galaxy S4 Active both to be unveiled June 20th
According to a new report, the camera-centric Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom,and the rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active will be unveiled along with the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini at the Korean manufacturer's Premiere event in London on June 20th. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom will share some specs with the "mini," including the 4.3 inch 540 x 960 resolution screen, the dual-core 1.6GHz processor under the hood and the 8GB of native storage. But the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom will feature a 16MP camera on back with a 10X optical zoom. The front-facing camera weighs in at 1.9MP and Android 4.2.2 will be pre-installed. This model will not offer LTE connectivity, and will sport a 1900mAh cell.

Also set for introduction at the same event is the rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. This device will offer a 5 inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 1080 x 1920 (FHD) which works out to a pixel density of 441ppi. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor CPU and the Adreno 320 GPU are both under the hood and 2GB of RAM is inside. 16GB of native storage is on board, and that is expandable with the use of the included microSD slot. Android 4.2.2 is pre-installed and the 2600mAh cell keeps the power on. Unlike the Galaxy S4 Zoom, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active does offer LTE connectivity. This version of Samsung's Android flagship model will be water and dust resistant.

source: Hi-TechMail.ru (translated) via UnwiredView

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22 Comments

1. thethird

Posts: 72; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Glad the S4 Active is powered with a Quad Core SD 600. [=]

16. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

yupe .... s4 pro is old now.... s4 pro is also good ... every one want newer

2. darkkjedii

Posts: 31548; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Damn Sammy what's next? The galaxy s4 toaster, the galaxy s4 shoe horn?

5. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I think they probably have plenty Samsung toasters somewhere but I doubt they would go that far. Maybe a TV after the camera and then a tablet and then a laptop but never toaster. I believe Panasonic and Samsung rice cookers exist though. In fact I have a Panasonic rice cooker and a Panasonic water boiler.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31548; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I think they shoulda left the galaxy brand exclusive.

11. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

True ®

19. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Well it was introduced on a low end feature phone...so they couldn't really sell trust as exclusive...

17. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

S4 Beam is a possibility, if they make a successor to that projector phone. This time, it also fires laser beams.

10. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

So where is the Octacore8, Exynos A15 version.....? ®

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

whats next another iPhone rectangle? oh wait theirs 5 of them already

18. TheBitterrTruth unregistered

Galaxy S4 Frisbee.

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I would get the GS4 Active over the original GS4 any day.

21. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Just saw the evleaks of the Active... It looked real good, but I didn't like the physical buttons. Overall looked a lot better. Only thing that will keep me away from it is the AT&T branding. Not to mention I'm planning to move to using phablets later this year.

4. SleepingOz unregistered

SuperAMOLED FHD and S600?! I actually prefer the Exynos Octa, but I think I'll be getting it anyway.

12. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

I've got mine last week! F®®k the S600 scrab garbage, halfbaked A9,A15 CPU! Using AOKP ROM, SIYAH KERNELS CPU Overclocked to 2.1Ghz GPU Overclocked to 700Mhz Battery drains 15% than normal AC voltage charge, discharge increased CPU threshold, down and up increased RAM 4GB AVAILABLE, USING MEMORY EXPANDER APP FEELS way much better than stock. ®

20. SleepingOz unregistered

Why didn't you get the Exynos one? Anyway, AOKP and Siyah should be blazing fast on the GSIV, whether it's i9500 or i9505. But I don't recommend AOSP ROM on Samsung's flagships, you lose the great multitasking experience exclusive to them. As well as some smart features like Smart Stay,which I absolutely can not live without. Btw have you tried Perseus kernel by Andreilux? It's the best custom kernel available for Samsung's phones IMHO.

6. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Only 3 MP more than the original SGS4? They better make a 30+ MP with OZ camera ... Greetzz.

8. IlikeCellPhones

Posts: 5; Member since: May 21, 2013

my Nikon coolpix s800 has a 16 MB camera.. and runs on android 2.3.3 I believe... -seriously. i bought it like that... lol go Sammy! -Keeping up with NIKON ...anyone else remember when 3.0 MP camera phones were JUST coming out? ..anyone remember the Voyager? lol (that may have been 4MP) holy crap... we have come quite a ways. I Love Cell Phones!

9. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

I like Galaxy S4 Active but I can't wait until July so I bought my lovely Galaxy S4 in full price. It is hot on the top, please use earphone if you are talking longer than half hour. All quad-core phones are hot on buttom or top depended on where the CPU was installed.

14. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

"All quad core phones are hot on buttom or top depended on where the CPU was installed." Errr. Perhaps the HTC One isn't sold where you live? Aluminum chassis does a good job of dissipating heat.

15. PermanentHiatus

Posts: 267; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Too many options. Samsung should just release one phone per year /s

22. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Wow... The galaxy zoom will have no match for the Lumia EOS , or Sony i1, or what was the name can't remember. Honami at least the code name.

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