Samsung GT-i9295 Galaxy S4 Active
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is not only the same Galaxy S4, it carries a protection rating of IP67 which means it’s protected from dust and can withstand being submerged in water up to three feet deep for 30 minutes. Samsung has also swapped out the same 5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display and the same 1.9GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 CPU, 2GB of RAM and 2,600mAh battery.
Takes strong daylight photos.
Delivers the majority of Android 4.2 features.
Also has a great speakerphone.
Water and dust resistant.
Screen can be used with gloves.
Aqua mode is fixed focus.
Takes weak low light shots.
The phone isn't as durable as its name suggests.
Its 8-megapixel camera is lower resolution than the original Galaxy S4's.
Screen does not work when wet.
Other highends have better cameras.
By Engadget on January 17, 2014
With a water-resistant casing and a comfortable, attractive design, Samsung's Galaxy S4 Active is a strong option for outdoorsy -- and clumsy -- types. Just don't expect all the bells and whistles of the original Galaxy S...84
By tech.uk.msn.com on December 27, 2013
Don't buy this expecting it to be fool proof. It's not. It's great for those that get wet a lot but it won't last long down the site. Nice phone but more tough guy mouth than actual hard nut...80
By InsideHW on December 24, 2013
When we've tested S4, the thing that we disliked the most was that it resembled its predecessor, SIII, too much. S4 Active is what we were hoping to see, an S4 version that looks differently and has interesting capabilities, for example, being...-
By DigitalVersus on November 07, 2013
The Galaxy S4 Active's anti-shock, waterproof and dustproof body, plus the processing power, responsiveness and TouchWiz features of the original S4, make it a choice device for adventurous, outdoorsy types. However, for a phone designed to take...80
By Good Gear Guide on September 09, 2013
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active makes some small sacrifices in display resolution, camera, and weight, but its water resistance factor and a sturdier feeling build make it more appealing than the regular Galaxy S4 in many...80
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on August 30, 2013
Samsung's Galaxy S4 Active is the perfect phone for outdoorsy types who demand excellent performance out of their...80
By Gadget Guy Australia on August 28, 2013
Everyone has heard a story about a piece of electronics taking a jump in the drink, only to have it emerge broken and useless, fried to death in the process. It happens with smartphones often enough for it to be a horror story, and Samsung seems...90
By CNET Australia on August 27, 2013
Choose the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for its sporty style, fast internals and underwater camera fun, but pass if you're an image snob or seek a truly rugged...83
By T3 on August 23, 2013
However the overall feel gives the impression this is far more durable than it actually is, with the rubber bands on either end nothing more than window dressing. If you’re looking for a Galaxy device with less reliance on plastic, yet that still has a bit of oomph in terms of power, this is a great pick.80
By NotebookCheck on August 21, 2013
In Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active With the Galaxy S4 Active , Samsung puts a device on the market that's intended to steal the Sony Xperia Z 's thunder by combining the performance capabilities of the S4 family with an IP certification . Our...87