MGM Samsung Galaxy SIV – Review

Last night, the release of the latest Samsung Galaxy phone excited the world. In this review I will be showing you the new features and a comparison to the iPhone 5, released in September 2012.

New Features

Screen Size – Just like the iPhone, the Samsung Galaxy SIV has a larger screen. The screen also is full HD with 1080 x 1920 pixels and improved sharpness.

Operating System – The phone runs on Android 4.2.2.2. Jellybean which is the latest iteration of that OS. Reviews from C-Net showed that people were impressed with certain functions of the device, including multi-view mode that allows users to split the screen between two apps

Eye Tracking – A rumoured feature involves the tracking of a users glance at the phone. This is called Smart Pause and will have certain commands, such as pausing a video as you look away

Camera – The SIV has a 13 megapixel back facing camera.The camera allows users to have the option of inserting him or herself into the photo being taken in a small window in the frame of the shot.

Hand Gestures – The Samsung Galaxy SIV allows users to use various different hand gestures as commands for the phone, such as  pointing, waving, and making swiping motions.

Processor Power – The phone contains a 8-core chip. It consists of four Cortex-A15 cores clocked at 1.6GHz for performance while the remaining four are Cortex-A7s clocked at 1.2GHz and this will be used for less demanding tasks.The RAM of the phone has also doubled to 2GB. The phone will come in 16,32 and 64 GB models, just like the iPhone

 

What do you think? Will you be getting the Samsung Galaxy SIV? Tell us in the comments below!

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