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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets a Snapdragon 800 version

09 December, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets a Snapdragon 800 version - read the full textSamsung Galaxy S4 Active version with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset joined the “regular” SHV-E330S Galaxy S4 in SK-Telecom’s smartphone lineup in Korea. As expected, the smartphone comes with support for LTE-A networks (up to 150 Mbps). Alongside the updated SoC with 2.3GHz quad-core CPU...

 

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> In reply to Gorgenapper @ 2013-12-10 16:52 from Yd6h - click to readhttps://plus.google.com/)

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  • 2013-12-12 11:01
  • Y}K4

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2013-12-10 11:17 from v0qJ - click to readStop spreading this crap, AMOLED always has a green tinge.

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  • 2013-12-10 16:52
  • Yd6h

> In reply to mr.g @ 2013-12-10 13:05 from KhsF - click to readI do :P ...most of the known eReader has a optional black theme.

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  • 2013-12-10 13:39
  • t1$A

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2013-12-10 11:17 from v0qJ - click to readAnd do you know that amoled screens take more power than LCD when displaying white color? Yes they do have absolute zero black level so they are more power efficient when displaying black, however do you read text with black background everytime?

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  • 2013-12-10 13:05
  • KhsF

> In reply to Gorgenapper @ 2013-12-10 08:21 from q{Qq - click to readThe latest AMOLED displays in the Note 3 and S4 are as accurate when you want them to.

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  • 2013-12-10 11:17
  • v0qJ

I have the regular Galaxy S4 Active, really quite a good device because it has removable battery, micro SD slot + 11gb available onboard storage, physical buttons that don't take up screen space and an LCD display with more accurate colors than AMOLED. The waterproofing is just a little bonus to me, the uncommon combination of removable battery, micro SD slot and LCD display were what I was looking for.

The Snapdragon 600 is already fast enough, though I'm sure the 800 series is faster and more efficient, and the 8MP camera takes pretty decent pics and video (I use Camera Zoom FX app instead of the stock camera app).

With the addition of Nova Launcher Prime and turning the animation scales down to 0.5x, and dumping almost all of the Samsung crap apps for better alternatives like Cyanogen Calculator, Kitkat Clock, Color Note...my device is pretty much set up the way I want it.

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  • 2013-12-10 08:21
  • q{Qq

> In reply to JBird @ 2013-12-09 18:48 from JxSk - click to readThey really schooled you hey!

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  • 2013-12-10 07:43
  • 3sEj

> In reply to beckon @ 2013-12-10 02:50 from vaPN - click to readHai that phone eis good but theprobrem ets for batre

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  • 2013-12-10 07:22
  • NwGH

Wow finally snapdragon 800 in s4 active ! Hope they roll it out internationally. However I doubt I'll be able to get it here in Indonesia though. Foolish Samsung Indonesia didn't even launch the original s4 active.

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  • 2013-12-10 05:47
  • U}}5

The only job Samsung has, release new variants of the s4. Officially more than 20 variants now....

Just fill the world with garbage n shit!

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  • 2013-12-10 05:16
  • KxI$

> In reply to JBird @ 2013-12-09 18:48 from JxSk - click to readand please don't link those benchmarks in your Sammy sponsored comments.. Sammy is a benchmark cheater, everyone knows that.

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  • 2013-12-10 03:26
  • t1$A

> In reply to JBird @ 2013-12-09 18:48 from JxSk - click to readDafaq did I just read... Exynos is better than snapdragon!!

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  • 2013-12-10 03:24
  • t1$A

Too many s4 variant

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  • 2013-12-10 03:18
  • t1$A

**yawn**

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  • 2013-12-10 02:50
  • vaPN

Although it will be too big for me, I think I´ll get it. 4.5 inch screen would be better. Will it have Ant+ support?
But it has now 13MP camera, removable battery, is faster, and I hope with gorilla glass 3 now? An Outdoor phone needs that, ...
and Sony can throw its Z1S in Q2 or Q3/2014 away when the battery is empty. Because Q1 they won´t succeed, I think. Save the environment and never buy phones with non-removable battery!

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  • 2013-12-10 01:29
  • d%Ug

The good thing is that you don't have to show it off
It's a matter of personal use + the 13mp camera

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  • 2013-12-10 01:01
  • mI6I

The bad thing is, people will not recognize if ur using an sd 800 or 600.. Same look same old design.. Its like ur not having a new phone..

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  • 2013-12-09 23:23
  • Kg%W

> In reply to Lakewolf @ 2013-12-09 21:16 from 3JnZ - click to readI own all 3 of the Galaxy Note series you mentioned. The II & III aren't just big screens than the first. You can see how the Note 1 performs with a bit of animation lag while playing the same game.

The Note 1 cost in the range of the II & III when it came out.

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  • 2013-12-09 23:06
  • v0qT

Welcome to just another Galaxy 4...
Samsung lost it.

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  • 2013-12-09 21:53
  • niMc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-12-09 19:26 from j8wI - click to readWhat you on drugs,my note1 ive had for 10 months,no lagging 2 updates and 5.3inch screen,best phone samsung made and its an icon,note 2 and 3 will never live up to the note 1, there just bigger screens thats all and cost more for less!

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  • 2013-12-09 21:16
  • 3JnZ

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