Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition
Yesterday at Google I/O there wasn’t much in the way of product announcements, however there was one very interesting one. A collaboration of sorts with the #1 Android device maker Samsung. The New Galaxy S4 with a twist that should interest those who love a Nexus style Android experience.
The hardware is staying exactly the same as that in the original model, but the software will be a pure vanilla Android experience. So you lose all the features the device is known for, but that might not be as bad as it may seem. Samsung has received some flak over just how much internal storage said features takes up in the 16gb device. With all those features packed in leaves the user with around 8gb of storage from the get go. The Google Edition should leave users with around 14gb of storage.
Another great advantage would be in the update department where Google stated that the device will always be updated promptly with the latest version of Android.
If the device sounds appealing to you then you’ll want to check out the Google Playstore starting on the 26th. That’s when the device will become available & will sell for $649 in the US which is where it will first be made available with other markets to follow.
So what do you guys think of this device, is it worth the money considering it sells for the same as the feature packed model?
Do you care about the features of the S4 or is it the hardware that draws your attention?
Let us know in the comments section below & stay tuned for more from Google I/O 2013.
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Posted on May 16, 2013, in Android, Announcements, Google, Jelly Bean, Live Event, New Releases, Nexus, Phones, Play Store, Samsung, Updates and tagged Android, Features, Galaxy, Galaxy S4, Google, Google I/O, Nexus, Playstore, Pure Android, S4, Samsung, Vanilla Android. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.