Samsung Galaxy S4 Specifications, Features, Availability & Price in India

Samsung has finally launched it’s most anticipated smartphone of 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 on 14th of March, 2013 at an ‘Unpacked’ event in New York. This phone has already created a buzz much before its launch just like the way Apple does before the launch of iPhones. It’s now available in India for 40,500 Rupees (750 USD). Now let’s have a look at the key features and the full Specifications of this new flagship phone of Samsung.



Key Features
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 &  1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 with Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chipset, PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU, 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB internal storage
  • 4.99 inches  Super AMOLED  display with 1080 X 1920 pixels resolution @ 441 ppi pixel density
  • Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS with innovative TouchWiz UI
  • 13 MP AF camera with FHD recording, 2 MP front camera with FHD recording
  • Huge 2600 mAh battery
  • Samsung Smart Scroll and Smart Pause features in video player [it's a little bit similar to the 'Smart Stay' feature on the previous Galaxy phones. A video playing will pause if you turn away from the screen and will play if you look at the display again. The video will also scroll if you tilt the phone as you are looking at the device]
  • Glove friendly display glass [use the screen even when wearing gloves!]
  • Group Play [just share a song via NFC with other compatible devices & use up to 9 phones as loud speakers, also play multiplayer games with others in real time without data connectivity (Asphalt 7 and Gun Bros 2 are two launch partners)]
  • Sound and Shot feature [includes background sounds for few seconds in clicked photos]
  • Cinema Shot mode [few selected objects move in clicked photos by freezing other objects detected by the phone]
  • Drama Shot mode [take a series of photos of a moving object and merge them into one]
  • Eraser mode [remove moving objects in clicked photos ( from 5 consecutive shots)]
  • Dual Shot and Dual Video [use both the front & rear camera simultaneously to take a single photo / video (includes the photographer into the image/video)]
  • Dual video call [use the rear camera as well to show the surroundings during a video call on Samsung ChatON]
  • Share screen over ChatON
  • S Health [Pedometer (walking and running) support, temp and humidity sensors; body scale, heart-rate monitor] with S Band
  • Adapt Display [the display adapts to the media shown on it and makes it soothing to the eyes]
  • Air View & Air Gesture [hovering over the screen with fingers will show you a preview of the hidden items underneath e.g. hovering over a gallery album will give you a preview of the photos in it, you can also scroll through images and webpages by swiping your finger over the display - without touching it!]
  • S Translator [translates emails & texts to and from any language, text to speech and speech to text support, total 9 languages are supported]
  • S-voice Drive [S-voice dictation of phone notifications like text messages, emails etc aloud through the car's speakers along with the driving instructions, syncing to the vehicle via Bluetooth]
  • Samsung Knox [addresses mobile security needs of enterprise IT via Platform Security, Application Security & Mobile Device Management]
  • Samsung Home Sync [1 TB]
  • Samsung WatchON [share and control media on TV with the phone]
  • Optical Reader [like 'Google Googles', the phone can recognise a logo, barcode or text and provide you useful info like company/product details, contact numbers or ever meaning of a word scanned with the camera]
  • RGB light sensor (for Adapt display technology)
  • Barometer, Temperature & Humidity sensors


Market Status: Launched on 14th of March, 2013, released in India on 27th April, 2013.


DISPLAY Size 4.99 inches (12.67 cm)
Technology Super AMOLED, 16M colors
Resolution FHD ie. 1080 X 1920 pixels @ 441 ppi
Type Capacitive, Multitouch
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
EXTERIOR Dimensions 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
Weight 130 gm
Sensors Proximity & Ambient Light Sensors, IR remote & temperature sensor
Colors Black Mist, White Frost
PROCESSINGPOWER Processor 1.6 GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 & 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 (India)/ 1.9 GHz Krait 300 [depending on the region]
Chipset Exynos 5 Octa 5410 (India)/ Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro [depending on the region]
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP (India)/ Adreno 320 [depending on the region]
MEMORY System Memory 2 GB of LPDDR3 RAM
Internal Storage 16 GB (India)/ 32 GB / 64 GB
Expansion microSD, up to 64 GB
SOFTWARE OS Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
User Interface TouchWiz UI
CONNECTIVITY SIM Micro SIM, single slot
Operatingfrequencies GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHzUMTS – 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHzLTE – 800, 900, 1800, 2600 MHz
4G LTE Cat 3 [100 MBPS downloading, 50 MBPS uploading]
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac[HT80], DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Bluetooth v4.0 [BLE]
USB microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host
CAMERA Primary 13 megapixels
Secondary 2 megapixels
Video Up to 1080p @30 fps (Primary), 1080p @30 fps (Secondary)
Flash Single LED
  • Drama Shot [take more than 100 shots in 4 seconds]
  • Erase mode
  • Cinema Shot
  • Zero shutter lag
  • BSI sensor for better low light photography
  • S-voice drive
  • Optical Reader
  • Adapt Display
  • Glove friendly display glass
  • Group Play
  • Dual video call
  • Air gesture [navigate without touching the display]
  • S Health
  • Air View [using fingers]
  • S Translator
  • Group Play
  • Samsung Knox
  • Samsung Home Sync [1 TB]
  • Smart Scroll
  • Control TV & play games with the integrated IR Remote
  • Other sensors: Accelerometer, RGB light, Digital compass, Gyro, Barometer, Temperature & humidity sensor
PRICE Approx. 40,500 Rs ~ 750 USD


This page will be updated from time to time, keep in touch. Full Reviews are coming shortly on Gadgets Portal.


Official Galaxy S4 Images



Black mist-

White frost-    what’s this?

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