Washington: eBay is offering Samsung’s flagship device Samsung Galaxy S4 unlocked active for $499.
The handset is a rugged variant of the flagship Galaxy S4, sporting some unique features. AT&T is the only U.S. carrier currently offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, but the handset can now be purchased unlocked in Urban gray for $499.99 through eBay.
The smartphone has been designed to be a more rugged and tougher version of Samsung’s current flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4. It brings a similar 5-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD display and powerful quad-core processor as found in the Galaxy S4.
The device features a high-end 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 4x zoom. The S4 Active also keeps the thin and light design of the Galaxy S4, but is both waterproof and dust resistant, borrowing a page from Sony’s playbook. The handset is water-resistant up to 1 meter for 30 minutes and uses a scratch-resistant display, so it can withstand virtually everything you throw at it.
The Galaxy S4 Active has been available exclusively through AT&T for $199.99 when signing a new 2-year contract. The smartphone can now be purchased unlocked and contract-free through eBay for $499.99.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active features a scratch-resistant 5-inch 1920 x 1080 TFT display and runs on Android 4.2.2 with Samsung’s TouchWiz Nature UX. The device is powered by a 1.9GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor with 2GB of RAM to provide a snappy user experience. It also includes 16GB of internal storage and a microSD expansion slot that supports up to 64GB microSD cards to increase storage.
Its camera capabilities offer an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash and a 2-megapixel front facing camera. Its wireless connectivity options include a GSM radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC. Samsung ships the Galaxy S4 Active with a large and long-lasting 2,600 mAh battery. The smartphone is both water- and dust-resistant with IP67 certification.
You can purchase the unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 Active through Newegg’s eBay store for $499.99, which also includes free standard shipping with the order.