By Shailesh Shrivastava | May 14, 2013 11:22 AM EDT
Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone is getting good response across the world because of its new features and friendliness with the users. However, the smartphone lacks something that looks like to be a big advantage for the company's Japanese rival Sony.
When it comes to protection of the device, Sony Xperia Z wins people's heart because of its waterproof and dust proof features. However, Samsung looks really serious about giving its new smartphone, the Galaxy S4, these two features.
Earlier, the rugged version of the Galaxy S4 was only in talks, but now the device is being spotted in benchmark tests too.
The rugged Galaxy S4 dubbed as Samsung Galaxy S4 Active was recently spotted at Bluetooth SIG.
According to a report from technology website Geeky-Gadgets, "Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, what we do know is that the device will be dust and waterproof and will come with a Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels."
Last week the device was spotted in two different reports that strengthened the Wall Street Journal report that suggested last month that the device might be tentatively called "Active."
The first report that came last week was from the Samsung-focused website SamMobile that published a list of upcoming Samsung samartphones.
Here is the list published by SamMobile:
GT-I9152ZWA*** - White - w20 - GALAXY Mega 5.8
GT-I9152ZKA*** - Black - w25 - GALAXY Mega 5.8
GT-I9200ZKA*** - Black - w19 - GALAXY Mega 6.3
GT-I9200ZWA*** - White - w21 - GALAXY Mega 6.3
GT-I9192ZWA*** - White - w29 - GALAXY S4 mini
GT-I9192ZKA*** - Black - w29 - GALAXY S4 mini
GT-I9295MOA*** - Metallic Orange - w29 - GALAXY S4 Activ
SM-C1010ZKA*** - Black - w23 - GALAXY S4 Zoom
SM-C1010ZWA*** - White - w25 - GALAXY S4 Zoom
The second piece of information was found at @evleaks' Twitter account where the leakster posted, "Samsung Galaxy S4 Active coming to AT&T under model number SGH-I537."
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