Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition GT-i9505G

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition GT-i9505G
85
Based on 11 scores, 32 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Insanely fast.
  • Lots of installed apps.
  • Stock Android experience.

Cons:

  • Limited on board storage.
  • Many embedded apps are useless.

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 80

That's borne out by its exceptional Geekbench score of 3,167, making it the fastest smartphone you can buy. The 441ppi 1080p Super AMOLED screen has excellent display characteristics and battery life is quite solid for a 4G LTE...

By Phone Arena on

When you’re talking about the Samsung Galaxy S4 nowadays, you really need to clarify just a tiny bit more, seeing that during Google I/O, it was announced that a version of the prized handset would bear a stock Android experience. Should we be...

By Phone Arena on

Should you go out and buy this, especially when this unlocked model is flaunting an outright price point of $649? Well, if you’re a diehard Android user, one who takes pride in getting that untouched experience, this is arguably a device that’ll...

By PC Mag on 90

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play Edition isn't really what Samsung wants you to buy, but it's the purest form of Android on a phone anywhere—and that's a great...

By Digital Trends on 80

The Google Edition Galaxy S4 is a smartphone made for a particular type of Android lover. The kind of person who likes the core operating system and doesn't want companies messing with the look or the functionality or adding a bunch of apps. This kind...

By GSMArena on

What Google presented at its I/O 2013 conference was something few of us really expected to happen. Announcing a Galaxy S4 with stock Android is still a little baffling and goes against many of the principles of the Nexus lineup. The Galaxy S4 has...

By SlashGear on

They’re the phones the most vocal minority demanded, pure Android on familiar Samsung and HTC hardware. They’re also the phones the manufacturers refused to consider; HTC Sense and Samsung TouchWiz aren’t merely window-dressing but core elements of...

By androidauthority.com on

Google has only launched a handful of Nexus smartphones, and frankly, the Android community wants more. Don't say Google hasn't done anything for you, as they have fully delivered in that area. What did they deliver exactly? A premium smartphone sporting...

By LaptopMag on 70

The Samsung Galaxy S4 (Google Play Edition) combines stock Android with the S4's powerful hardware for Android purists, but what elevates the S4 from very good to great is...

By Ars Technica on

The phrase "stock Android" brings to mind the purest Android experience: an interface free of OEM skins and overlays, a device free of carrier restrictions and delayed software updates, and software that provides the type of experience Google meant...

By CNET Australia on 80

Unless you're an Android enthusiast or demand total freedom from carriers, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition isn't worth the hefty...

By AnandTech on

Back at Google I/O, the search giant announced the Samsung Galaxy S 4 with Nexus User Experience, a device which combined Samsung's SGS4 hardware and the stock Android experience atop it. Later on, HTC made an announcement of its own about an upcoming...

International Review By mx.todocelular.com on 80

En conclusión el Galaxy S4 seguramente es uno de los mejores terminales hasta el momento, claramente con algunas implementaciones que siendo novedosas no son muy aprovechadas por los usuarios en el uso diario. Pero con otras que pueden hacer la gran...

International Review By Tudocelular on 80

A Samsung mostra mais uma vez que sabe fazer um smartphone top de linha, sem economizar muito nos recursos e no hardware do aparelho. Porém, da mesma forma como ocorreu com o Galaxy S3 , o S4 conta com muito plástico e uma sensação de que ele não vale os...

International Review By pcmob.pl on

Czy Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9505 jest dobrym „Towarzyszem życia”? Dla mnie tak. Oferuje wiele, jest szybki, elegancki, sprawnie radzi sobie ze wszystkimi zadaniami jakich można wymagać od smartfona, a przy tym kosztuje około dwóch tysięcy złotych....

International Review By chinese.vr-zone.com on

稍早在 Google 活動中,我們看到了 New HTC One 與 Samsung GALAXY S 4 Google 版本。除了 Google Nexus 系列產品外,包括 New HTC One、Samsung GALAXY S 4 的 Google 版本,都採用 Android 公版操作介面,除了較快取得最新版本的升級,也少了客製化操作介面,大大節省了不必要的空間與資源消耗。這兩款手機的 Google 版本在外觀上均與一般版本完全相同,而盒裝則有小小的 Google 字樣,系統目前是...

International Review By eleventel.es on

Hace unas semanas os presentábamos el review del Bq aquaris 5 ya sabéis que el Bq es un terminal de marca española pero de fabricación china , más tarde os trajimos la review del A5enze one el clone del Htc one , un teléfono bonito pero algo ajustado en...

International Review By tweaks.pl on 100

Jak każdy model z serii Galaxy S S4 jest smartfonem wręcz nafaszerowanym różnymi bajerami. Względem S3 Samsung wprowadził dobre zmiany, między innymi mniejsze ramki wokół ekranu oraz zmniejszona waga (133 vs 130 gramów). Oprogramowanie jest bardzo...

International Review By notebookcheck.se on

Uppdatering från augusti 2013. Här hittar du de senaste smarta mobilerna som testats av Notebookcheck. Vår topplista uppdateras regelbundet och kommenteras av våra teknikskribenter. Den här sidan är tänkt att vara till hjälp för dig som funderar på att...

International Review By 90sekund.pl on

Nie będzie cienia przesady, w zdaniu, że Samsung Galaxy S4 to jeden z najgorętszych smartfonów tego roku (dosłownie i w przenośni…). Nowa maszyna Samsunga zostawiła u mnie wrażenie niedosytu (pod koniec zdradzę, co miałem na myśli). Sęk w tym, że nie...