rsnsvs, 20 Feb 2014Because you download apk files from internet so that's why games lags. Download games by payin... moreSome games are incompatible with i9505, but if you download apks the games will run but will lag because they aren't compatible. What good is this phone when half the games are incompatible?
And games like Iron Man 3, Dead Trigger 2, Shadowgun Deadzone, Asphalt 8, which I downloaded directly from the play store (because they are "compatible"), are lagging as well.
Do you, maybe, by any chance, get paid by or work for Samsung? You don't have any arguments or anything you just come here and seem desperate to find a reason to say how it's people's fault that games lag and not phone's.
Let's be real. The games lag, you can tell by just looking at 'em, but even if you don't see it (for whatever reason) FPS meter doesn't lie.
kiban, 20 Feb 2014Hello...
I really need your help.
I have a samsung s4 I9505. And its current version is stil... moreeven if bought in dubai -new- ur s4 should be covered by international warranty .. keep checking ota n via kies daily .. seek help from local samsung service centre .. and dont be worried -as long as phone works ok with 422.
442 on way ..
I really need your help.
I have a samsung s4 I9505. And its current version is still android 4.2.2. I live here in the Philippines and bought my smartphone in Dubai! I can't upgrade my phone into 4.3 version. I tried using OTA for so many times and all it says... "the latest version has already been installed" I also tried using the samsung kies but nothing happened, there is an error and cannot read the version of my phone.
I would really appreciate your help. Thank you
rsnsvs, 20 Feb 2014Because you download apk files from internet so that's why games lags. Download games by payin... moreThat is not true, I download legal apks from google such as SpritRadio and etc, it's the infected APK's that causes problems, DON'T blame it on every pirated APK in the world or APK's downloaded from people that upload it to their dropbox / mediafire for example. I've never had issues with my S4, I've rooted it and using the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition 4.4 Kitkat with a few mods like Gravity Box, Xposed Framework, XuiMod with CWM Touch recovery.
Because you download apk files from internet so that's why games lags. Download games by paying money in play store, then you will come to know what is the real taste of gaming on s4. I never installed any pirated game so thats why I am not having any problems.
If you can buy costly phone then how come you are downloading pirated versions of games. Even games on play store are having new versions where as the apk files can be 1-2 years old.
So do things genuinely then tell people what s4 really is compatible of. I have also seen videos of gaming on s4 and I am also playing on my phone and never faced any problem like that because I have always played genuine games not apk ones.
mrkgb, 16 Feb 2014It is made in korea by samsung , maybe SAMSUNG is fake company. IEMI: 356845057930164 pleas... moreJust go to Sam mobile website and download the official firmware that released in your country
NAC, 12 Feb 2014just got this phone 2 days ago and noticed it kinda lags when scrolling in facebook, and a lit... moreYes I agree Nexus 4 is faster than Galaxy s4 because this phone is pure goolge no special features like in galaxy s4
rsnsvs, 18 Feb 2014Only you are having problem with games and stuff. None of the other users are having it. So ma... moreIt's not only me. I checked gameplay youtube vids with fps meter, and even the authors of those videos were dissapointed. You can't tell me that they optimize their apps for i9505 when half the games on google play are "incompatible with your device i9505". I mean sure you can download apk and data but it lags because its not optimized. Even those that are compatible, get like 30 fps and stutter to 20. Dont come here telling me that I'm lying without any arguments. Are you saying you get more than 30 fps? Are you saying it doesnt drop to 20 or so? I care about facts, not opinions. Just because you dont see lag ddoesn't mean there is no lag, you could have low standards or something, I don't know.
I didn't check YT vids and stuff before buying cause I didnt think a flagship can be so bad. Unbelievable.
TheBeast042, 17 Feb 2014Contacted some of the game developers, for Vice City, RiptideGP2 etc. and I9505 isn't compatib... moreOnly you are having problem with games and stuff. None of the other users are having it. So may be you should get your phone checked and stop telling fake talks about 19505 because this is international model and most of the developers are optimising their apps according to it and whereas 19500 is concerned its only us version.
So either you are having a fake s4 or samsung hater because you are writing against galaxy s4 from a month.
I am having a galaxy s4 from may 2013 and having no problem with it. All the games work fine. Not even heavy games like the dark knight rises or modern combat 4 are lagging. These games are nearly 2gb or more. So get a check on your phone.
Bajra, 16 Feb 2014Your phone is original, see here: www.imei.info or direct your smart phone: http://www.imei.in... moreMy international factory warranty is till: 31 October 2015.
This model (GT-I9505) is not supported by samsung in my country(Iran).How can I use this warranty? Can anybody help me?
Please see link below:
Contacted some of the game developers, for Vice City, RiptideGP2 etc. and I9505 isn't compatible with those games nor it will be. As far as they are concerned, games are compatible with the S4 (I9500) and that's it. For games that are "compatible" with the i9505, they lag so I sent them email too. Pretty much the same, it's optimized for the S4 I9500 and we don't give a s*** about i9505.
Definitely don't get this phone if you're even a little bit into gaming. I have yet to find 1 game which has over 40 fps and doesn't stutter to 20 or even below. -_-
Your phone is original, see here: www.imei.info or direct your smart phone: http://www.imei.info/?imei=356845057930164
rkv, 15 Feb 2014probably you have a fakeIt is made in korea by samsung , maybe SAMSUNG is fake company.
please see links below to believe.
Anonymous, 13 Feb 2014Hi I am unable to upgrade to 4.3. Phone came with 4.2.2 and when I try to update it says the p... morehave you a rooted device ? if your device is rooted, you cannot update/upgrade, you need to unroot. see xda for solutions.
I have below problem with my GALAXY S4 I9505:
Drop outs of reception on phone during calls in various area's.
Sim network antenna disapear and shows a circle with a line in it and then restart automatically.
Screen goes on and off and then reboot.
I reset it to factory.also take external SD cart and set mobile network mode to GPS only but problem did not rectified.
Also full flash was not helpfull.
Cell phone is made in korea by samsung and battery serial number is YS1D720PS/2-B.
Android 4.3 United Arab Emirates (XSS)-XSS
please see this video of my device: