RM JAMEEL, 17 Oct 2013my buy s4 all the is excellent auto brightness is not working in sunlight very well i check th... moreTry it, turn on the Adapt Display function so that you can still keep tabs on your connected life under direct sunlight without squinting. Go to Settings > My Device > Display > Screen Mode > Adapt Display.
abree, 18 Oct 2013I would like to know which is the normal S4? Is it the I9505 or the I9500 model?it's i9500... it's the int'l version..main variant of the model
When the daily interest is 55% there 65k hits a day now there are 61% daily interest and the hits have gone down to 51k
Ive had this phone for 2 months and all I can say is that this phone beats everything, its really durable, very fast, however it does hang and that too for nothing less than atleast 5 minutes but only because of the way I use it, but its a very rare thing I recommend this phone to anyone who's thinking of buying it it also has a great and is quite resilient to scratches(thats for me I dont know about you)
I would like to know which is the normal S4? Is it the I9505 or the I9500 model?
ivans424, 18 Oct 2013:-D I think all the roms in xda will be updated soon. (^_-) Oh yeah.
I purchased a SAMSUNG 19500 GALAXY S4 in July 2013 - the unit is working well, BUT - I did not receive the FREEBIES - including the FLIP COVER, ONE TIME SCREEN REPLACEMENT, FREE MEDIA PACK that were advertised! My efforts by contacting SAMSUNG, and various other sources have been in vain.
I think SAMSUNG is not interested in the customer once the sale is made! The company does not even care to reply to my letters sent by registered post!!!
So much for SAMSUNG in India!! A pity.
N7, 18 Oct 2013Anyone has received 4.3 on i9500 ?You can check this out. http://www.sammobile.com/2013/10/17/exclusive-i9500xxuemj5-leaked-android-4-3-test-firmware-for-galaxy-s4-gt-i9500/
Sad at least in this release no Opengl 3 nor OpenGl ES 3. :(
Saurav Ghosh, 18 Oct 2013Official 4.3 ROM released for Russia. Hooray. Advanced user can flash it.:-D I think all the roms in xda will be updated soon. (^_-)
Official 4.3 ROM released for Russia. Hooray. Advanced user can flash it.
always like samsun product =] If the GS5 rumors is true that will be more cool!! way to go Galaxy~
Deedeebum, 17 Oct 2013Good day All I am upgrading in 2 weeks time an have no idea which phone to get, so I though... moreHi ... i have samsung galaxy S4 & i have to mention that i broke alot of phones in my life ... the S4 has a stronger screen ,,, i droped it many times on the ground & nothing happened ...the size is proper ... the device is great with SNs ... the battery has the same life of any other smartphone's battery ... the price is much but i think its worth it ...
Melsim, 17 Oct 2013Galaxy S4 is a very nice phone except that once it foll down from your hand it blacks out and ... moreI never had a single virus in all Droids that I had... I use avast antivirus though.
Regarding the screen's strength, well, as I mentioned I had a pretty bad experience with the S4, and once I got irritated with its slugishness I used to punch the screen in rage really bad. I t didn't had a single scratch and never used any cover. In fact it was so resistant that I sold the phone this very afternoon to a friend that came to take it personally and bought the phone as "brand new" after he saw it didn't had a scratch.
So despite being irritatingly outclassed in usability by an older phone (the Galaxy Note2), I can't say the Galaxy S4 isn't tough.
Deedeebum, 17 Oct 2013Good day All
I am upgrading in 2 weeks time an have no idea which phone to get, so I though... moreThe S4 and the S4 mini don't even compare. They are two compete separate categories and capabilities.
If you wish a strong solid phone that is the strongest of its categorie forget the S4 and go for the LG G2 or Xperia Z1.
If you want a small compact phone, then you could consider the S4 Mini, but the iPhone 5/5C or 5S will outperform it in every way, including being way expensivier.
I am in love myself with the galaxie Note3 , it is the single strogest and more feature complete droid to date, but its size is freightens some people.
Besides the screen, the galaxy S4 was only a diapointment for me, and the S4 Mini is even worse, with an outdated CPU and underperforming screen.
Metal body will make scratches easily. I had a Nokia C7 past 2 years which has metal aluminium back cover. I didn't used any protection cover. Many many scratches which looks very ugly. So if you are planning to keep your expensive smartphone on a protection jacket then don't buy metal or aluminium body phone. As every poeple are saying that...plastic don't feel as premium bla bla bla. So if you use cover you still will not feel your premium feelings...