Samsung’s Galaxy S IV is the most successful smartphones in Galaxy series so far. Galaxy S IV has received so overwhelming response worldwide that in order to encash on its popularity, Samsung has come out with many versions of this device like S IV mini, S IV Zoom and S IV dust and water proof. Besides its enriched hardware speciifcations, the Galaxy S IV has been able to make a mark because of its useful applications.
The Operating System that the Galaxy S IV Runs
This phones runs on none other than the operating system Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Google has announced few weeks ago 4.3 version of Jelly Bean and Samsung will update S IV in due course of time. Riding on top of the Jelly Bean OS is the Touch Wiz overlay, Samsung’s customized interface.
The Useful Applications that the Galaxy S IV Features
The Touch Wiz overlay has been designed to incorporate a number of software enhancements, such as the improved notifications bar as well as the unique ‘Gestures’ feature. The notifications bar now offers a greater number of toggling options, which allows users to turn the various phone settings on or off. In addition to the common toggle options for Bluetooth, for Wi-Fi, and for GPS, the S IV now also includes toggles for its eye-tracking gestures and its call-blocking mode.
There are also a number of fully functional and useful tools that have been carried over from the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 into the Samsung Galaxy S IV. These include the multiview mode, which allows users to split the screen into two apps, operating and interacting with them at the same time.
Another useful application that the Galaxy S IV comes with is the S Translator tool, which is embedded on to the ChatOn messenger app as well as in the email. The tool has been designed to stand on its own. Additionally, the chat app developed by Samsung also features screen-sharing, video calls that utilize both of the front and the back cameras, as well as three way video calling. These features can prove to be very useful especially to those who intend to use the phone for business purposes.
In a nutshell, the Samsung Galaxy S IV is something that can be worth your time and money, depending on how and what you will use it for. If you are a Samsung fan and loyalist, this is another great addition to their product line. It may also be something that you can use for your business, especially if you subscribe to third party services such as RingCentral business phone as it offers solid connectivity. However, it is still highly advisable that you seek the services of a telecoms company who offer telephony systems specifically made for businesses first.
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