Vodacom has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available at Vodacom World and other participating outlets from today.
Phil Patel, Chief Officer of Vodacom’s Consumer Business Unit commented: ‚”Our customers have been looking forward to Samsung’s flagship smartphone and now they can experience this iconic phone which is available on a range of Smart plans that is best suited to meet their needs. These plans offer customers loads of data to browse the Internet and will ensure that they enjoy the ultimate mobile experience. We’re also looking forward to launch the LTE version in the next few months, adding to our range of LTE devices which will provide an improved customer experience with much faster network speeds.‚”
The handset will also be available on the following plans which include double the data on Mobile Internet for the first 2 months of the contract and free Voicemail 2 SMS for 3 months valued at R35 per month.
The recommended prepaid price is R8 999 – pricing may vary at retail stores.
The Galaxy S4 has the world’s first Full HD Super AMOLED display to showcase images at their very best. Its 5-inch large screen has 441ppi for stunning viewing quality and it is equipped with a 13 megapixel rear camera. The handset boasts a number of new and innovative features including: Dual Shot – allowing both rear and front cameras to take simultaneous photos and videos: Group Play – where users can enjoy music, photos, documents and games with those around them without even requiring a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal: Samsung Smart Pause – enables users to control the screen by where they look. When watching a video, the video pauses when looking away then it starts right up again when looking back: and S-Translator that will make international travel a joy – S Translator provides instant translation from speech to text and text to speech. The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available in Black and White.
‚”We believe that the Samsung Galaxy S4’s innovation will set a benchmark for smartphone devices in the local market. It is a best-in-class smartphone designed to make life richer, simpler and fuller and developed to redefine the way we live,‚” says Craige Fleischer, Director of Mobile Communications at Samsung South Africa. ‚”The S4 boasts premium hardware technology and sophisticated software and this, coupled with Samsung’s value added services and holistic lifestyle eco-system, is sure to see the brand meet yet another milestone in local smartphone success.‚”