Samsung Galaxy S4 is the Flagship smartphone from the brand which was later followed Galaxy Note 3 with all new Faux leather back cover. This type of rear is only available from Samsung so far and was introduced with Note 3. Since then Samsung used it with few other devices also such as Galaxy Grand 2 or Galaxy Note 3 Neo. The new back designed got very good response from the users as well.

Following the success of the same, Samsung today relaunched Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini variant with the new Black Faux leather rear with little increased price. Let me remind you that earlier S4 was released with the standard glossy plastic back. The new prices which take effect because of this new Faux leather back are approximately Rs. 40,700/- for S4 and Rs. 28,600/- for S4 Mini. Note these prices are only for the Black variant of Faux leather, other colors will be bit cheaper than this.


Apart from the Faux leather back, there is no changes made in the specification or hardware. It has the same Specs which we have seen earlier. Lets have a look at them:

  • OS: Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Display: 4.99-inch Super AMOLED HD capacitive touchscreen
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • CPU: 1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor / 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor
  • RAM: 2GB RAM
  • Storage: 16/32/64 GB built-In, Expandable slot available
  • Camera: 13 Megapixel Rear Camera, 2MP Front facing Camera
  • GPU: PowerVR SGX 544MP3 chip
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, standard microUSB, GPS receiver with A-GPS and GLONASS, NFC, Infrared port