[Official] I Got My S4General


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  1. sugaman1

    sugaman1 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    I went to wal-mart today and they had one sitting on the shelf I asked if it was for sail the lady said it had to be checked in by a manager so she called one back and they checked it in receiving and then she sold it to me 168.08 and out the door I went..... :D
     

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  2. Metroid Prime

    Metroid Prime Oil Can!!! Oil Can!!! VIP Member

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    Congratulations on getting your S4. :D Let us know how you like it so far when you get the chance. :)
     
  3. Tsepz_GP

    Tsepz_GP Well-Known Member Contributor

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    Got mine today to, 32GB Exynos, Black Mist, already stretching its legs with some benchmarks. :)
     
  4. MBM7881

    MBM7881 Well-Known Member

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    I wish it were with Verizon lol.... I would be running to Walmart lol. Congratulations to you though!! How do you like it
     
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    rushmore Well-Known Member

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    Odd no sign of 32gb unless their own chipset. No sign anywhere of a Qualcomm version.
     
  6. sugaman1

    sugaman1 Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    So far it's nice haven't played to much with it though I will when I get off work later today....
     
  7. dlphnfn

    dlphnfn Well-Known Member

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    Picked mine up yesterday at Sprint. So far it's been great. The hardest part is moving from all the non sense (pun not intended) stuff from having 3 straight HTC phones. Couldn't hack touch wiz, so I went back to Holo launcher. Much better IMO.
    One other thing that is seemingly difficult is the physical button and no multi taking button... now I have the menu button back. :)
    Also... long press the home button will give you the multi tasking button for open apps.
     
  8. mills23

    mills23 Well-Known Member

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    I think I saw somewhere that you can be in two apps at once, like reading a book in kindle and bidding in ebay looking at both at the same time! Is this true?
     
  9. Madmanden

    Madmanden New Member

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    Yeah, that's called multi window. :)
     
  10. markyboy81

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    Yes but these 2 apps aren't compatible unless you install the mod
     
  11. mills23

    mills23 Well-Known Member

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    I didn't necessarily mean those two but any app and ebay at the same time. What mod?
     
  12. markyboy81

    markyboy81 Well-Known Member

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    There's a cool mod you can install that will allow you to use multiwindow with any app. I think you need to be rooted and I'm not sure whether the s4 is compatible at the moment. AFAIK eBay isn't compatible with multiwindow
     
  13. mills23

    mills23 Well-Known Member

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    Well that blows! What's the point in having "multi window" if ya can't use it!
     
  14. speedlever

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    Picked up my Black Mist 16Gb GS4 today. Swapped out my GN2, somewhat reluctantly. But I'm liking the form factor of the GS4 better.

    Edit: I had initial concerns about battery life, but phonedog.com's review seemed to indicate no issues in that regard.

    My battery had about a 60% charge when I picked it up today. After 10 hours of sporadic use doing setup, phone calls, texting, etc. I still have 30% left. I'm pretty amazed if that turns out to be true going forward. In all fairness, I've been in wifi most of the time... probably 65-70% of the time.

    Edit 2 on 2013.04.30: after 18 hours in service today (light service, a few texts, calls, and some light browsing and playing), I still have 71% remaining. I am impressed.

    Edit 3: 2013.05.01: I left it on overnight, not plugged into the charger (my norm). When I checked it this morning the battery was down to 68%. I plugged it in to charge and it took right at one hour to bring it up to 100% charge.
     
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    SAL8116 Well-Known Member

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    Pics people, pics. Please.
     
  16. Punkrulz24

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    I picked up the galaxy s4 16gb black yesterday. This is my first personal android phone as I'm coming from iPhone (my work phone is a galaxy nexus).

    So far the phone is awesome but I'm concerned about the battery life. I've seen a few instances where I've seen it drop a good deal in a short time but I'm still keeping an eye. I'm sure I'll be posting some questions in this forum as I get the hang of things. ;)

    Heres a SS from the phone (using Nova launcher)
     

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  17. barryl85

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    Got mine last night so retired the old White S3, it is a massive leap forward from the S3 - for those who say it isn't they are only talking about general look and feel, the actual functioning and tech is a massive leap in the right direction.

    Loving it !
     
  18. Fozzy_bear

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    I received mine on Friday (via pre-order), coming from an Samsung Infuse I'm in heaven right now. I too am somewhat concerned about battery life as my Infuse would drain a battery in about 4-5 hours. So far the S4 is showing good results as far as the features (gestures) the phone came with some of them turned off so I watched a youtube video (How to set up and use Air View and Air Gestures on the Samsung Galaxy S 4 - YouTube) that showed me how to enable them and use them for the most part.

    The only one that I was only able to use once and I haven't been able to engage since was eye scrolling. All the other's are pretty cool!

    I wanted to wait to see what was the deal with the 32GB model but it appears to be MIA or a cruel joke!
     
  19. LookSir,Droids

    LookSir,Droids Well-Known Member

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    I GOT MY GALAXY S4!!! US CELLULAR!!!

    Only bummer about 16GB is out of the box it's actually 9.68GB after bloatware!! AWFUL!! How can they even legally advertise 16gb???? IT'S A CRIME!!!

    64GB SD card here I come!
     
  20. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood Moderator

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    Because they advertise 16gb of storage, which it has.

    They don't advertise 16gb of user storage. Every phone does this
     
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  21. Poweranimals

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    So I was sick of waiting around for a cheaper price and I went into the Sprint store today and got my Galaxy S4. It's pretty tight so far. Still getting used to it of course. The Sprint rep talked me into spending $30 for a case. I really didn't want to but if it decreases the chance of breaking it, I guess it's money well spent.

    I upgraded from the Epic 4G and while I thought I'd miss my physical keyboard, the onscreen keyboard is actually really easy to type on. I just hope I hope I don't break the thing.
     
  22. Atma

    Atma Well-Known Member

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    Ordered yesterday afternoon from T-Mobile. Arrived today.

    [​IMG]

    It got here so quick I haven't even gotten a case for it yet. It doesn't leave my home until I do.
    :D
     
  23. Razaroth

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    Ordered my Galaxy S4 on Saturday night. Got it Monday morning. Haven't put it down since.

    16 GB Black, on the Sprint network. Absolutely fantastic machine. Threw a 32gb Team MicroSD in it just for good measure.

    MAKE SURE to use the dropbox! Free 50gb account (2 years) with your S4. Tons of music just a touch away!
     
  24. 4Gee

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    I picked my S4 up on Saturday morning AT&T black (16 Gb). My previous phone was an S2 Skyrocket which I had put a 64 Gb card in, so I just moved it into the S4. No comparison on battery life. The Skyrocket could not make it through a day at work without a charge. The S4 at 9 hours still has 64% battery life, so sweet! This phone is so fast and smooth, and it actually feels just right in the hand.
     
  25. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

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    That's taken up by the operating system. Not bloatware.
     

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