Giving adventurous people the freedom to explore and experience the outdoors without the fear of damage to the phone
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – August 30, 2013 – Samsung Malaysia Electronics has announced the arrival of the GALAXY S4 Active, designed to enhance life experiences of the active user who wants to stay connected while exploring environments from the most rugged mountain trails to the roughest rivers.
“Expanding on the cutting edge offerings of GALAXY S4, the GALAXY S4 Active variant was designed specifically for people who enjoy being outdoors, perfect for those who love to travel and explore. Its sturdy built is derived from a breakthrough protective design element that thrives in an active environment,” said Kwon Jae Hoon, Managing Director, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.
Recognising the demands of a dynamic lifestyle, the GALAXY S4 Active was engineered to keep active users connected as they explore and experience the world around them.
The GALAXY S4 Active has qualified protection from dust and water (IP67*), so you never have to leave the device at home during a long day at the beach or dusty hike. The fully sealed design keeps dust particles out and protects against water damage for up to 30 minutes of submergence at a depth of one meter.
(* IP stands for International Protection against ingress of solid foreign objects. The number 6 represents complete protection against entry of dust whilst 7 represents protection against temporary water immersion up to 1 metre for 30 minutes and harmful ingress of water.)
Explore Longer with Powerful Performance
An active lifestyle requires plenty of energy, and the GALAXY S4 Active offers a long-lasting and powerful user experience.
With an 8-megapixel rear camera, users can easily capture their vivid memories experiences while on-the-go. Unique to the GALAXY S4 Active camera, ‘Aqua Mode’ can be used to capture photos and videos underwater. The volume key located on the side of the device can be used as a camera key, allowing users to easily and quickly open the camera application to capture photo and video the moment it happens. Additionally, the camera transforms into a powerful LED flash light to assist in low-light and nighttime activities with a simple long press of the volume key.
The GALAXY S4 Active is designed with a seamless interface that incorporates popular features of the GALAXY S4.
‘S Travel (Trip Advisor)’ offers travel assistance, local information, and recommendations for those travelling in unfamiliar places. ‘S Translator’ makes international travel easy by providing instant text or voice translation for emails and text messages.
The camera interface is designed to make capturing and sharing meaningful moments intuitive and more engaging with multiple shooting modes including ‘Drama Shot,’ which allows users to see all the action in one continuous time-lapse. ‘Sound & Shot,’ uniquely stores sound and voice together with the image to capture the moment in an immersive visual audio format. With ‘Story Album’, photos taken with the GALAXY S4 Active are collected and sorted according to a user’s timeline, geo-tagging information or a specific event to instantly create an organized photo album. To help facilitate sharing, users can also use the ‘Group Play’ function to enjoy music, photos, documents and games together and across various devices including GALAXY S4, GALAXY S4 mini, GALAXY Mega.
Enhanced Content and Services
The GALAXY S4 Active also offers competitive content and services to provide a seamless mobile experience anytime and anywhere.
The GALAXY S4 Active is available for purchase at RM1,899 in two different colour options: Urban Grey and Orange Flare.
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