Samsung just announced the Galaxy S4 smartphone at its Unpacked 2013 event in New York. They're calling the phone a Life Companion, and confirmed rumored features such as eye-scrolling and a 1080p 5-inch screen.
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Notable details from the announcement:
- A slimmer design than the GS3, with a larger screen: 133x68x8mm, weighs 130 grams. (GS3 was 137x71x8.6mm, weighing 133 grams)
- 5-inch 1080p AMOLED screen
- Worldphone that will work on all network frequencies
- 3G, 4G LTE, up to Hexaband
- Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 13MP camera on the back, 2MP camera on the front
- 2GB DDR3 RAM
- 16-64GB models, with microSD slot
- New IR gesture and temperature/humidity sensors
- 2,600mAh battery
- Dual-camera record function that lets you record two videos (or photos) at once, inserting video from the front-camera into the the one from the back camera. The insert can be removed as well.
- Sound clips can be recorded and associated with photos.
- Drama shot: shoots 100 photos in 4 seconds to merge.
- Eraser function: shooting multiple photos in quick succession to remove moving objects from the scene.
- Adapt Display: screen adjusts based on what you are viewing and in what conditions you're in.
- Samsung Smart Switch: pc software for transferring data to the GS4 (including iPhone)
- Samsung Knox: separate mode for the phone to split work and personal information.
- Dual Video Call: video calling with both cameras, with annotation support.
- Smart Scroll/Pause: the front camera sees your eyes, and will automatically pause videos when you're no longer looking at the screen.
- Tilt the phone to scroll through documents and web pages.