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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active / i9295 / i537
8.5 out of 10

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active / i9295 / i537

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Overall 10

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

4 October 2014
  • Summary: Despite the minor differences in the camera and screen, this is basically a sporty, more daring version of the Galaxy S4. If you spend a lot of time outdoors but desire a handset which looks fantastic and performs brilliantly, then this is your ideal choice.
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Expert Review

10 October 2013
  • Summary: In its vanilla offering, Samsung’s GALAXY S4 was already one of the best smartphones in the market. However, being the innovators that they are, the Korean powerhouse decided to use the GALAXY S4 as a base and come up with spin-offs that would cater to different users.
  • Pros: IP67 Certified, Good overall performance, Beautiful display, Removable battery
  • Cons: Lower-res camera, LCD display drains more battery, Plasticky build, No shockproofing
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Overall 9

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

10 October 2013
  • Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy line of smartphones is a juggernaut; like the iPhone, the next generation will sell well based simply on brand loyalty, trust and familiarity. Even so, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has a lot to offer, and though I wasn't overwhelmed with love for the Galaxy S III, the S4 is seriously...
  • Pros: Huge display in a not so huge phone, excellent camera, removable battery, entertaining new features.
  • Cons: Feature overload, only 9 gigs of internal storage on 16 gig model, still slippery.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Video Review Part 1

10 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Aaron reviews the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active , a member of the Galaxy S 4 line of smartphones. It packs a 1.9 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 CPU, 5-inch 1080p HD display (LCD), 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, 4G LTE, a 2,600 mAh battery, and Android...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Video Review Part 2

9 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Aaron goes in-depth with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active , one of the new members in the Galaxy S 4 line. It offers a 1.9 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, 5-inch 1080p HD display (LCD), 8-megapixel shooter with 1080p HD recording, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, 4G LTE, a 2,600 mAh...
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Overall 6

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

5 October 2013
  • Summary: The Galaxy S4 Active is a great phone with outstanding phone specs features in terms of processor, screen, camera and with all this it is also waterproof and dustproof. This is just great to have. This follows the Galaxy S4 success and will be a great top end and durable phone for any active person.
  • Pros: Durable and waterproof with outstanding screen and features
  • Cons: A bit thick and only 11.2 Mega memory
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review: Finally a Phone for Klutzes

Chip Chick
2 October 2013
  • Summary: Waterproof and rugged phones have come and gone for years, but the Galaxy S4 Active is the first waterproof Smartphone that makes no compromises. If you’ve dropped your phone more than one time in the toilet, boy is this for you.
  • Pros: Finally a phone you can take to the bathroom, or um, the beach. Neat Aqua mode takes photos under water. Packs in all of the same features as the Galaxy S4, but offers a tougher form-factor.
  • Cons: Display isn’t as good as the S4’s display.
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Overall 8

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review: In Depth

24 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The ultimate question at the end of the day is this: how much do you need a rugged, waterproof device? Samsung is to be applauded for trying to make sure that the Active provides an experience as close to the original S4 as possible, but it’s hard to overlook the hardware differences.
  • Pros: IP67 certified, Attractive tough phone, Good battery life
  • Cons: Weaker Full HD screen, Hardware buttons feel bad, Heavy/cumbersome
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Overall 8
Performance 6
Battery performance 9
Display 9
Weight 10
Noise 10
Gaming performance 4
Connectivity 5
Keyboard 6
Temperature 8

Review Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-I9295 Smartphone

21 August 2013
  • Summary: Refined water lover. Samsung slips a 5-inch TFT screen with Full HD resolution into a metal frame and fills the remaining space with all the good inner components from their flagship Galaxy S4. Then they IP certify it -- and voilà, the new outdoor smartphone. A superior quality S4? Can it be true?
  • Pros: IP certification, TFT with stable image from many angles, Full HD, Excellent connectivity options, Well thought-through controls under water, The camera takes decent pictures underwater. Also, the metal frame gives the smartphone a high-quality feel.
  • Cons: Throttling SoC when under load for an extended period, Speaker is spine-chilling at high volume, Middle-of-the-road battery life, A cover for the headphone jack would have been great. The battery lid's seal should have stretched to the camera and speaker.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Review

13 August 2013
  • Summary: The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is being offered to a small niche of people who require their smartphones to be as rugged as they are. We know there are people out there who are literally being bombarded by water, mud, dust and everything in between on a regular basis, and something like the S4 Active...
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