I hope this device can stand on the drops and the the wear and tear that happens on a phone. If this phone survive like Samsung galaxy Xcover 2 its sure looks like a winner and ditch the original S4 that is easily break its screen like a fragile window.
Anonymous, 20 May 2013Still I remember samsung fan says water and dust resistance is nonsense. Including the sola's ... moreTo the legions of uneducated.
Samsung has had a rugby line of dust and water resistant phones long before the xperia z.
Furthermore, all the rugby phones are MIL-STD 810F or MIL-STD 810G.
So please go and educate yourself before spouting nonsense
IDK, i like the look of it, and prefer the hardware buttons prevents accidental pressing when rotating the phone etc or changing hands.
OMG, it's fugly :(
look at dust/water resistant Xperia UL and look at this one... God save Samsung from it's designers :x
phisycal buttons are the ugliest part of any phone that i see..
boring sami plz change your design..
It's funny how last decade's tech slowly starts making it to all those top shelf smartphones. Infrared port - abandoned as means of inter-device communication a long time ago makes a comeback just to be used as a remote control blaster, water/dust resistance - abandoned around the same time, now a cool feature for the most expensive phones.
What's amazing is the fact it all comes back without even evolving slightly - water resistance through silicone rubber insulation? Are you kidding? An equivalent of a phone prophylactic? What about all those fancy nano-coatings? Where is that innovation of which every company seems to speak? I see none. At all. Sadly.
Haplok, 20 May 2013Well, this one actually looks pretty good! Looks like they are finally starting to understa... moreI guess all your design/aesthetic senses are dead, that you found this "pretty good" :o
I am getting Sony Xperia Z for water proof, for sure. This S4 is super ugly. LoL. Look at the pop up buttons on the front... OMG.....
Shockingly is beautiful than S4 but nowhere near with Xperia Z!!!
Hahaha samsung never learn in design, let see on how S4 get slow sales in the upcoming months
Well, this one actually looks pretty good!
Looks like they are finally starting to understand that plastic is not fantastic...
How come the screen is 5" and has 480 pixel density!! The density should be less than that or the screen might be smaller, am I right? Or I missed something!?
I have sent this pictures yesterday and forgot to mention unit had 8mp camera:( btw it looks and feels great
The 2nd pic shows screen as 480dpi... isnt that far more that 440ppi what the regular s4 shows? i think its a smaller screen ... but i might be wrong
Still I remember samsung fan says water and dust resistance is nonsense. Including the sola's floating touch, they call it useless. But now they are so proud having floating touch gesture and ips certification. What next? Timescape which is now copied by apple, or the pinch-in pinch-out media gallery browser.