The rumored Galaxy S4 waterproof variant has been leaked numerous for the past few weeks but today Samsung finally announced the Galaxy S4 Active. But what’s new? Check them out below.

As expected, the Galaxy S4 Active closely resembles the nature inspired design of the new Samsung flagship. We have already witnessed the unveiling on several products that borrowed the design of its best device and it’s obvious that they will continue to do it in the following months as they have received tremendous success with it.


The handset is very robust thanks to its high degree (IP67) of dust and water protection – giving it the ability to be submerged in water up to a meter deep for as long as 30 minutes. However, it’s also thicker at 9.1mm from 7.9mm.

Related: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini officially revealed

On the internals, it’s pretty much the same with a few minor touches. Take a look at the specs list below.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Specs

  • Android 4.2.2 Jellybean
  • 5-inch Full HD TFT LCD, 443 PPI, Glove Touch
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.9GHz quad-core CPU
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB (plus microSD card support up to 64GB microSD)
  • 8-megapixel autofocus main camera with LED flash
  • 2-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct
  • LTE Cat3, HSPA+ 42/5.76Mbps, EDGE/GPRS Class 12
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • microUSB
  • NFC
  • IR Blaster
  • TV-out
  • GPS, A-GPS support
  • micro SIM
  • Dimensions: 139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight: 151g
  • 2600mAh Li-Ion Battery

The Galaxy S4 Active will be showcased in the upcoming Samsung Premiere 2013 GALAXY & ATIV in London on Thursday, June 20. We’ll update this post as soon as the price is announced.

[Source: Samsung]

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