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Samsung Galaxy S 4 (Verizon / Sprint)

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Samsung's global flagship for 2013 is thinner and lighter than the S III, yet packs in a larger display and battery. Other upgrades include a faster processor, 13-megapixel camera, super-sensitive touch screen, and infrared universal remote control. It can also detect hand gestures over the display. Unique software features include OCR and language translation. Other features include global roaming, 2-megapixel front camera, removable battery, and a memory card slot.

versions for different carriers support different network frequency bands

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LTE 4 / 13
WCDMA 1 / 2 / 5
CDMA 850 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE (4G)
band 4 / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 13 / 750 MHz   Upper 700 (USA (Verizon))

WCDMA (3G / 4G)
band 1 (I) / 2100 MHz   IMT (Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel)
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)

CDMA (2G / 3G)
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)

GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Sprint version supports CDMA 800 (BC10) & LTE 25 instead of LTE 4/13 & WCDMA 5 / L720T variant supports tri-band LTE ("Spark") for Sprint
Weight 4.59 oz   (130 g)
Dimensions 5.38" x 2.75" x 0.31"   (137 x 70 x 7.9 mm)
Battery Talk: 17 hours max.   (1020 minutes)
Standby: 288 hours max.   (12 days)
2600 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: OLED (Full-Color)
Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
5"   diagonal
Colors: 16.7 million (24-bit)
Samsung Super AMOLED, with Gorilla Glass 3
OS / Platform Android
version 4.2.2
Processor 1.9 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8064T
Memory 16 GB internal storage, raw hardware
9.6 GB internal storage, available to user
SIM card size Micro (3FF)
FCC ID A3LSCHI545 » (approved Mar 29, 2013)
A3LSPHL720 » (approved Mar 27, 2013)

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size Yes
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.6, OPP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC 1.3, HID, PAN, MAP
version 4.0
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 13+ megapixel
auto-focus, LED flash, BSI sensor / HDR, panorama, night mode, face detection
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering Yes
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, Gmail, Exchange
EMS / Picture Messaging -
External Antenna Jack -
External Display -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight Some versions only
via widget
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 2-megapixel
can use simultaneously with main camera to capture picture-in-picture photo
Games Yes
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3 (mostly compatible)
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 3)
Infrared (IR) Yes
Instant Messaging Yes
Java (J2ME) -
Key Lock Switch -
Live TV -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 64 GB
Miracast Yes
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese
Music Player Yes
PC Sync Kies Air
PictBridge -
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Side Keys volume on left / lock on right
Speaker Phone Yes
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates Yes
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
can sense through gloves
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output MHL 2.0
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Google Chrome
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 ac,a,b,g,n
Wireless Charging -


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