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Samsung's Galaxy S4 Active is an Android 4.2, Jelly Bean, handset with LTE featuring a 5-inch, 1080p display, a quad-core 1.9GHz processor, and is resistant to dust and water down to one meter. The S4 Active has 16GB of built-in memory expandable via microSD, an 8-megapixel rear camera with a custom underwater mode, and a touchscreen that can be used while wearing gloves.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 21, 2013
  • Price at launch: $199.00


  • Height: 5.5 inches
  • Width: 2.81 inches
  • Thickness: 0.36 inches
  • Weight: 0.33 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Gray, Orange, Blue
  • Loudspeaker: Yes


  • Screen size (diagonal): 5 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (Y): 1920 px
  • Resolution (X): 1080 px
  • PPI: 443
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive


  • Carriers: AT&T, Other
  • GSM: Yes
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11 a/c
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes


  • Clock speed: 1.9 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4


  • RAM size: 2 GB


  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 64 GB
  • External type: microSD


  • Resolution: 2 megapixels

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: 4.2.2


  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB


Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer, Infrared


  • Capacity: 2600 mAh


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