The new Galaxy S4 Advance is packed with the latest Snapdragon 800 SoC, which includes a quad core processor clocked at 2.26GHz.
On top of the new ~2.3GHz quad core processor, the new Samsung S4 upgrade comes with an upgraded Adreno 330 GPU, and faster data connectivity through 150mbps 4G LTE.
There have been rumors and information about this particular device for a while now, but it’s taken till now for Samsung to finally unveil the cloth cover on the Galaxy S4 Active and start to send it out across Europe.
At this point in time, the new Galaxy S4 Advance is only available in France, where it can be purchased for €70 on a 2 year contract, or for €630 SIM free on Amazon. This particular model has 16GB storage, and no other storage options have been mentioned yet.
Although these prices in GBP and USD are around $95 and $850, and £60 and £525 respectively, the actual price of the handsets if they reach these markets could be drastically different.
For example, the American variant of the original Galaxy S4 can be purchased for around $560 on Amazon, which is the equivalent to €412. However, on the European Amazon website, the Galaxy S4 costs €480.
It’s likely that the new Samsung Galaxy S4 Advance will reach out to the rest of Europe and possibly to the UK as well, however a North American release has not yet been accounted for.
We’ll keep you updated on any news regarding to the launch of this handset in the rest of Europe, UK and North America in the near future.