It seems like Samsung just can’t get enough of releasing new variants of their Galaxy S4 line lately. Since the release of the original Samsung Galaxy S4 device in Europe months ago, they’ve already released there (3) more versions of their flagship device including the Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S4 Zoom. And just today, the famous Korean company has yet again announced the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A, a much faster version capable delivering data twice as fast as the current 4G networks.
Initially released first in Korea, the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A is available exclusively for SK Telecom which utilizes the LTE-Advanced technology with network speed reaching up to 150Mbps. It is also the world’s first LTE-Advanced capable smartphone to date. Just imagine how fast internet browsing and downloading will be using this monster phone.
To further differentiate the new Galaxy S4 LTE-A from the original Galaxy S4, Samsung has upgrade the device’s processor which now uses the super fast quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 process with clocked speed of up to 2.3GHz. Other than that, it still has the same awesome hardware specs and features of the original version. Please see full specs below:
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Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A (SHV-E330S) Specs
- 2.3 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor
- Andreno 330 GPU
- 2 GB RAM
- 32 GB Internal memory, expandable up to 64GB via microSD slot
- 5.0-inch full HD Super AMOLED screen @ 441 PPI, 1920 x 1080
- 13 MP rear-facing camera, 2 MP front-facing camera
- Wifi HT80, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC Technology
- LTE-A network support (up to 150Mbps)
- 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9mm, 131g
- Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- 2,600mAh battery
- Color: Blue Arctic & Red Aurora
- Price: TBA
The Galaxy S4 LTE-A is available in two different colors, the Blue Arctic and Red Aurora, but a few more color options might be released soon. No official pricing was released yet but we can expect it to be a little more pricey than the base version. Device’s availability to other countries or carriers are still to be determine.
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