Samsung Galaxy S4, the latest and greatest smartphone from Samsung was launched last Saturday, 27th April 2013 with a series of happening roadshows which took up the whole day. Going around KL in the Samsung Galaxy Truck showcasing the new gadget. It was an exciting affair beginning from Sunway Pyramid, through Midvalley and Times Square, ending over at Lowyat Plaza.
|Performances, music and cheery faces at the launch of Samsung Galaxy S4|
The launch of Samsung’s highly anticipated mobile device entails the unveiling of the Galaxy S4 at a flagship outlet of each operator. It was rather interesting, to play and experience first hand the Samsung Galaxy S4 for ourselves in the Samsung Galaxy Truck.
|Inside the Galaxy Truck, Galaxy S4 were showcased to the public|
|The all-new Samsung Galaxy S4 in the flesh|
“The Galaxy S4 aims to make everyday living better and reconceives how people integrate mobile devices in their daily life, making it the perfect Life Companion. This device showcases best-in-class hardware technology and software features that are borne of insights from our consumers around the world,” said Mr. Kwon Jae Hoon, Managing Director, Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn. Bhd during the launch.
|VIPs showcasing the all-new Samsung Galaxy S4 at the launch last weekend|
The device itself brought the smartphone competition to a whole new level. Equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera, the Galaxy S4 enables people to take pictures in several exciting different ways. ‘Dual Shot’ allows simultaneous picture-taking of both front and rear cameras, accentuating the memory acquired by capturing the expression of camera person as well.
|Pretty Samsung ladies showcasing the Samsung Galaxy S4|
Features such as ‘Drama Shot’ and ‘Sound & Shot’ inside the Samsung Galaxy S4 are also innovative features that evoke a richer and enhanced life experience for people. There's also a function named 'Animated Photo' that is pretty cool, as it allows the user to take a series of shots, and pick one part of the photo to move while the others stay still.
|More performances at the Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch|
At the launching, I had the chance to try out one of the newest innovation (at least to me) in smartphones. The all-new Samsung Galaxy S4 has these cool "air gesture" features. ‘Air Gesture’ changes the music track that is playing with a mere wave of the hand. ‘Air View’ previews photos and emails by hovering over the screen with just a finger. ‘Samsung Smart Pause’ tracks eyesight movement, and pauses video playback when the user looks away. It only resumes playing once the user returns his or her attention to the screen.
|Galaxy S4 is not just coming to town. It's Already Here!|
The Galaxy S4 is further augmented with capabilities to deliver a richer, simpler, and fuller life to people through enhanced ‘Samsung Apps’, ‘ChatON’, ‘Samsung Hub’ and ‘Samsung WatchON’. These content and services have been infused into the device to give people a comprehensive media experience, allowing the Galaxy S4 to be an extension of self that elevates living to a new standard.
|Have you gotten your hands on the latest Samsung Galaxy S4 yet?|
Overall, the launching roadshow of the new Samsung Galaxy S4 was a successful one, and I was glad to be part of the fun event. The suggested retail price for Galaxy S4 stands at RM2199, but of course one could get it cheaper through signing up mobile plans with the various telco operators. Check out the technical specification of the Samsung Galaxy S4 below.
|Here's what you get with the Samsung Galaxy S4|
Some cool new facts about the Samsung Galaxy S4..
- The Galaxy S4 is designed to get people closer to what matters most in life, enabling the experience of life without boundaries, without limitations.
- With the 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, the Galaxy S4 provides the most vivid and immersive viewing experience on-the-go with features such as Dual Shot and Drama Shot.
- The Galaxy S4 understands the value of relationships and enables true connections through features such as S Translator and ChatON.
- The Galaxy S4 offers an effortless experience through face, voice and motion interaction to enable screen control through features such as Samsung Smart Scroll, Samsung Smart Pause, Air View and Air Gesture.
- Empowered living is an essential feature of the Galaxy S4 with S Health, Adapt Display and Adapt Sound helping users to manage and monitor their health and wellbeing.
For further information, do check out their official site at www.samsung.com/my and www.facebook.com/samsungmobilemalaysia.