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This rugged, waterproof version of Samsung's flagship phone steps down on the camera, but otherwise maintains the S 4's extensive features and specs. Key features include an 8-megapixel camera, super-sensitive touch screen, and infrared universal remote control. Unique software features include OCR and language translation. Other features include 2-megapixel front camera, removable battery, and a memory card slot.

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LTE 2 / 4 / 5 / 17
WCDMA 1 / 2 / 5
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE (4G)
band 2 / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 4 / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 5 / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
band 17 / 700 MHz   Lower 700 (USA (AT&T))

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)

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)
Weight 5.4 oz   (153 g)
Dimensions 5.5" x 2.81" x 0.36"   (140 x 71 x 9.1 mm)
Battery Talk: 17 hours max.   (1020 minutes)
Standby: 312 hours max.   (13 days)
2600 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
5"   diagonal
Colors: 16.7 million (24-bit)
OS / Platform Android
version 4.2.2
Processor 1.9 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8064T
Memory 16 GB internal storage, raw hardware
11.3 GB internal storage, available to user
SIM card size Micro (3FF)
FCC ID A3LSGHI537 » (approved May 29, 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 LE
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 8+ megapixel
LED flash / HDR, Aqua mode, night mode, panorama, Drama Shot, face detection, remote viewfinder
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 via widget
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 2-megapixel
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 Networks Supported: Google Hangouts
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 Yes
Music Player Yes
PC Sync Kies Air
PictBridge -
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry SwiftKey Flow
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized rated IP-67 for water and dust
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
works with gloves
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output -
USB Connector: Micro-USB
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
WAP / Web Browser Yes
Water-Resistant Rating: IPX7 (snorkeling)
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 b,g,n,a,ac
supports Wi-Fi Direct
Wireless Charging -


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