88
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 review

The Galaxy S 4 is a solid improvement over the GS3, and the best Samsung device we've ever used, but we'd love to see Samsung come up with a fresh design and premium look.

Pros
  • Superb 1080p Super AMOLED display
  • Camera takes impressive daylight shots
  • Snapdragon 600 delivers solid performance
  • Battery life better than most flagships
Cons
  • Several new features are impractical and half-baked
  • Boring overall design without premium look or feel
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Scores

Engadget

88
 

User Reviews

80
cass
Note: I got this phone for work, so it only came with data and no voice.The...read more
100
hel
I've had my phone for 5 days, April 30th-May 4th. It's awesome. The stock+samsung...read more
10
gdgttester1
This phone ruined my life. Do not buy one iPhone is better
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8.5
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

8.1
 

Display

9.2
 

Battery life

8.1
 

Camera

8.3
 

Ease of use

8.0
 

Design and form factor

7.7
 

Portability (size / weight)

8.2
 

Media support

6.0
 

Durability

7.6
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

7.7
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

78
 

User

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Engadget

84
 

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81
 

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80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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Critic

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User

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