Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Anandtech]Samsung Galaxy S4 Introduction & Hands-On
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Anandtech]Samsung Galaxy S4 Introduction & Hands-On - Page 8

post #71 of 185
Personally the S4 upgrade will be targeting people who are using the S2 or SNOTE. i think it's a great idea that the Galaxy S4 looks like the current Galaxy Note 2. Great choice people will be purchasing the Galaxy S4 on day one. biggrin.gif
SCYTHE COOLER
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-6200BE 3.8Ghz MSI 970A-G46 SLI | GTS 250 1GB 16GB DDR3 RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
3TB | 2TB | HW NB-500GB  ASHURA-HSF | 2X14CM | PnP Win8 64bit |  
MonitorPowerCase
LG 60LN5600 | 1080p Corsair 1000w HAF X 
  hide details  
Reply
SCYTHE COOLER
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX-6200BE 3.8Ghz MSI 970A-G46 SLI | GTS 250 1GB 16GB DDR3 RAM 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
3TB | 2TB | HW NB-500GB  ASHURA-HSF | 2X14CM | PnP Win8 64bit |  
MonitorPowerCase
LG 60LN5600 | 1080p Corsair 1000w HAF X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #72 of 185
Quote:
Originally Posted by GAMERIG View Post

Personally the S4 upgrade will be targeting people who are using the S2 or SNOTE. i think it's a great idea that the Galaxy S4 looks like the current Galaxy Note 2. Great choice people will be purchasing the Galaxy S4 on day one. biggrin.gif

disregard

tappin from the Note II
Edited by sWaY20 - 3/15/13 at 7:30am
Sway's rig
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Asus x99-A Evga 1080Ti w/ EK wb and backplate Gskill  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung Evo  Crusial M4 Wd caviar black Ek predator 360 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Dell curved 34" 21:9 (3440x1440) Corsair K70 Corsair AX860 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Thermaltake core p3 Roccat Kone xtd optical Corsair mm300 extended  klipsche pro media 
Other
5 corsair 120 fans 1 corsair 140 
  hide details  
Reply
Sway's rig
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820k Asus x99-A Evga 1080Ti w/ EK wb and backplate Gskill  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung Evo  Crusial M4 Wd caviar black Ek predator 360 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Dell curved 34" 21:9 (3440x1440) Corsair K70 Corsair AX860 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Thermaltake core p3 Roccat Kone xtd optical Corsair mm300 extended  klipsche pro media 
Other
5 corsair 120 fans 1 corsair 140 
  hide details  
Reply
post #73 of 185
Im happy with my S2 but I love to have the s4. Apart from performance & camera the s2 can basickly do what the s4 can ( e.g. apps,web )
post #74 of 185
Quote:
Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

Because 5 is physically longer. Samsung kept the phone the same size(actually made it thinner) while expanding the battery capacity(+1.9Wh/500mAh) & (0.2" diagonally) screen size, Much more impressive engineering work than just stretch the old design horizontally.

Most Fail comment i've seen in a while. The engineers at Apple made it longer, thinner and lighter.
:D
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K [4.5ghz] Asus P8Z77 V-Pro Asus GTX 760 2X4gb Corsair XMS3 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
WD Blue 1TB EZEX X 2 [RAID 0] [WD Black 640GB][2 X WD Blue 1TB EZEX] Corsair H80i Windows 7 64bit 
MonitorPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp 23" Corsair CX430W v2 Corsair Graphite 600T 
  hide details  
Reply
:D
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K [4.5ghz] Asus P8Z77 V-Pro Asus GTX 760 2X4gb Corsair XMS3 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
WD Blue 1TB EZEX X 2 [RAID 0] [WD Black 640GB][2 X WD Blue 1TB EZEX] Corsair H80i Windows 7 64bit 
MonitorPowerCase
Dell Ultrasharp 23" Corsair CX430W v2 Corsair Graphite 600T 
  hide details  
Reply
post #75 of 185
Quote:
Originally Posted by chip94 View Post

Most Fail comment i've seen in a while. The engineers at Apple made it longer, thinner and lighter.

They went from a glass back to all aluminum. That's how they saved weight.

Samsung was using ultra light polycarbonate in the GS3 to begin with, so it is indeed more impressive than what apple did with the iPhone 5.
Mike Wazowski
(8 items)
 
  
Reply
Mike Wazowski
(8 items)
 
  
Reply
post #76 of 185
we have maximized how a phone should look like. you can have round corners like galaxy series or you can have straight edges like xperia z or iphone 5. other than that, this is what phones will look like for a loong time now. until they are replaced by see through glass phones.

hardware keep progressing. more cores, faster cpus, more ram. that is what separates new phones from old phones.

the different os systems have also reached a dead end in terms of how to use a phone. its all optimized almost to the full.

what this means is that iphone was the overall wow phone, everything else from there is kinda meh because we have now seen it all. hence why people complain about the galaxy s4 didnt wow them and why iphone 5 was nothing but a upgraded iphone 4.

its sad but it is what it is
post #77 of 185
Very happy to see it being offered in a 64GB variant, along with them still keeping a MicroSD slot. As soon as I read the onboard storage options, I fully expected to read that there would be an omission of the MicroSD slot shortly after.

That, plus the combination of an even snappier CPU, GPU, and 'better' screen would still make this an upgrade from an S3.

My only quirk is that I hope audio quality is the same or even better than the S3. That, and hopefully they can iron out those MHL issues.
 
OverCoaster
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 7700K [4.5GHz] ASUS Z270i STRIX Titan X Pascal + Hybrid Corsair Vengeance LPX 3K [16GB] 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 960 Evo [500GB] Mushkin Enhanced Reactor [1TB] Corsair H75 + F120MP Windows 10 Professional [x64] 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Acer Predator X34 Dell P2012Ht Razer Blackwidow X TE Corsair SF600 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NCASE M1 [v5] G403 Wireless QcK+ [Vault 111 Ed.] Schiit Bifrost Uber + Schiit Asgard 2 + TH-X00 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670K ASRock Z97E-ITX/ac ASUS GTX 1070 FE Kingston HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 [White Ed.] 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung Evo 840 [250GB] Kingston HyperX Savage [480GB] Phanteks PH-TC14PE  Win 10 Pro [x64] 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell S2716DGR [144hz] KC60 [Miami Ed.] EVGA 550 G2 Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX [White] 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G403 SS QcK Heavy AudioQuest Dragonfly Black + Sennhesier HD650 
  hide details  
Reply
 
OverCoaster
(15 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 7700K [4.5GHz] ASUS Z270i STRIX Titan X Pascal + Hybrid Corsair Vengeance LPX 3K [16GB] 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 960 Evo [500GB] Mushkin Enhanced Reactor [1TB] Corsair H75 + F120MP Windows 10 Professional [x64] 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Acer Predator X34 Dell P2012Ht Razer Blackwidow X TE Corsair SF600 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NCASE M1 [v5] G403 Wireless QcK+ [Vault 111 Ed.] Schiit Bifrost Uber + Schiit Asgard 2 + TH-X00 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4670K ASRock Z97E-ITX/ac ASUS GTX 1070 FE Kingston HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 [White Ed.] 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung Evo 840 [250GB] Kingston HyperX Savage [480GB] Phanteks PH-TC14PE  Win 10 Pro [x64] 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell S2716DGR [144hz] KC60 [Miami Ed.] EVGA 550 G2 Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX [White] 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G403 SS QcK Heavy AudioQuest Dragonfly Black + Sennhesier HD650 
  hide details  
Reply
post #78 of 185
Can't someone cater to people who want functional size??? I don't need a mini tablet to browse the internet. HP VEER SEQUEL, PLEASE.
mitx
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K 4.5ghz ASRock Z77E-ITX Sapphire R9 290x Tri-X 1200/1500 Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP 2x8 GB 8-8-8-24-1T 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb Western Digital Velociraptor Western Digital WD15EARX Western Digital WD15EADS 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Silverstone NT06-Pro Windows 10 x64 LG 29UM67 Logitech G710+ 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Silverstone SG08 600W PSU Silverstone SG08B Logitech G700 Pioneer SE-A1000 
  hide details  
Reply
mitx
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K 4.5ghz ASRock Z77E-ITX Sapphire R9 290x Tri-X 1200/1500 Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP 2x8 GB 8-8-8-24-1T 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Pro 256gb Western Digital Velociraptor Western Digital WD15EARX Western Digital WD15EADS 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Silverstone NT06-Pro Windows 10 x64 LG 29UM67 Logitech G710+ 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Silverstone SG08 600W PSU Silverstone SG08B Logitech G700 Pioneer SE-A1000 
  hide details  
Reply
post #79 of 185
Seriously no one else is as excited about the Thermometer?

I mean really... can't tell you how many times I've wanted to check the current temperature to have to instead load up weather.com and navigate through the options when all I really wanted was to see an arbitrary number.
Rig 2.0
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k Asus P8Z77-V EVGA GTX780 SC ACX Samsung DDR 3 (2 DIMMS) MV-3V4G3D/US 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD WD Caviar Black Asus DVD/RW Xigmatek s-1283 HDT (Air Cooling) 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Scythe Slipstream 1200RPM (x2) Antec 140mm + Antec 120mm + Xigmatek 120mm (x2) Win 7 64bit Acer S243HL bmii - 24" 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Corsair Carbide 300R MX 518 Auzentek X-Fi Forte 7.1 
  hide details  
Reply
Rig 2.0
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k Asus P8Z77-V EVGA GTX780 SC ACX Samsung DDR 3 (2 DIMMS) MV-3V4G3D/US 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD WD Caviar Black Asus DVD/RW Xigmatek s-1283 HDT (Air Cooling) 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Scythe Slipstream 1200RPM (x2) Antec 140mm + Antec 120mm + Xigmatek 120mm (x2) Win 7 64bit Acer S243HL bmii - 24" 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Corsair Carbide 300R MX 518 Auzentek X-Fi Forte 7.1 
  hide details  
Reply
post #80 of 185
Quote:
Originally Posted by ryboto View Post

Can't someone cater to people who want functional size??? I don't need a mini tablet to browse the internet. HP VEER SEQUEL, PLEASE.
iPhone 5.
Rig
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820K MSI X99A SLI PLUS EVGA GTX 1070 FTW 4x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 Pro Samsung 850 Evo Noctua NH-D15 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2515H Happy Hacking Keyboard 2  EVGA Supernova 750 G2 Corsair 600Q 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G403 Steelseries QcK Mass M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 3.7 HT Gigabyte X58A-UD3R VisionTek 4870x2 3x4GB's G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS, 2x 640GB AAKS, 2x 1TB Samsung SH-S203B Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Samsung 245BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Happy Hacking Keyboard 2 Silverstone OP850 Antec 1200 [Three Nanoxia FX12] [Two San Ace 1011] Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Razer eXactMat 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 3615QM GT 650M 16GB DDR3 256GB SSD 
OS
OS X Mountain Lion 
  hide details  
Reply
Rig
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 5820K MSI X99A SLI PLUS EVGA GTX 1070 FTW 4x8GB G.Skill Ripjaws  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 Pro Samsung 850 Evo Noctua NH-D15 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U2515H Happy Hacking Keyboard 2  EVGA Supernova 750 G2 Corsair 600Q 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G403 Steelseries QcK Mass M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 3.7 HT Gigabyte X58A-UD3R VisionTek 4870x2 3x4GB's G.Skill Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS, 2x 640GB AAKS, 2x 1TB Samsung SH-S203B Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Samsung 245BW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Happy Hacking Keyboard 2 Silverstone OP850 Antec 1200 [Three Nanoxia FX12] [Two San Ace 1011] Logitech G500 
Mouse Pad
Razer eXactMat 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
i7 3615QM GT 650M 16GB DDR3 256GB SSD 
OS
OS X Mountain Lion 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [Anandtech]Samsung Galaxy S4 Introduction & Hands-On