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Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone: A Review
23 May 2014
Excerpt: I have used Windows Phone devices almost exclusively for the last year, and while I am a huge fan of the hardware (specifically Nokia devices), the third part support of Windows Phone is still lacking.
Excerpt: The Galaxy S4 does everything well: It contended for the top spot on nearly every test we threw at it. The S4 offers great battery life; in our Good Housekeeping Research Institute tests, it streamed video for 10 hours on its beautiful 5" HD display.
Pros: Great battery life, Excellent display quality, Good speaker quality, Easy to type on, Portable, Easy to read on, Easy to navigate
Cons: Subpar camera quality – did not perform well in low lighting
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a year old, but it is still a great Android smartphone for users that can’t or won’t spend $199 for a new Galaxy S5 or iPhone 5s. After using the Samsung Galaxy S4 for a year and using the recent Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update for almost a month, here […]
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update arrived on AT&T two weeks ago and after spending time using this update it is possible to share what users can expect when updating the AT&T Galaxy S4, and what we expect on the Verizon Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update that is yet to come.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 Impressions and Performance (AT&T)
27 February 2014
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4.2 update is rolling out now to Sprint and AT&T smartphones and likely in the works for Verizon and T-Mobile. This new Android 4.4.2 update brings a small collection of new features to the Galaxy S4, but does not add the new Galaxy S5 features that Samsung demoed...
"Uncheatable" GameBench benchmark created, Samsung Galaxy S4 still beats HTC One
22 November 2013
Excerpt: Recently, it came to light that Samsung and other mobile manufacturers were cheating current mobile benchmarks by upping processor performance each time these benchmarks were run on their devices.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Review (Part 2): S-View Flip Cover
24 October 2013
Excerpt: In this part two of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Review we’ll take a look at the S-View Flip Cover which by now seems to have become synonymous with the Galaxy line. See someone with a Galaxy device and chances are they’ll have one of those Samsung Flip Covers, just like iPhone users are known for their...
Summary: This is one of the hardest Final Thoughts I've had to write. I put off writing my S4 review for a couple of weeks because I was so tied on my thoughts, and didn't want to hastily write a review of the smartphone to just get it out of the way.
Excerpt: A device such the Samsung Galaxy S4 doesn’t need any introduction, but this review won’t just focus on the S4, but we’ll also try to find if Galaxy S III users upgrade and should those looking to get other Android devices (mainly the HTC One) also consider the S4?
Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play Editions – Android phones for custom ROMs
5 September 2013
Conclusion: The HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition were released earlier this summer and you can find them on sale in stores and online SIM-unlocked and without a contract – the price is $600 for the base model of both phones, which is on par with the competition and it makes the choice between...