There it is, folks. We were expecting the device to be revealed during Samsung’s June 20th “Premier” event in London, but once again, our friend at @evleaks nabbed the scoop. Here you can see the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (SGH-I537) pictured in all of its glory, complete with AT&T branding. Going by the date featured on the homescreen, one might even suspect the device will be released by June 21st, right?
Previously we saw the international version of the device leaked in a fiery red paint job, and this marks the first time we’re seeing it headed to a carrier here in the US, with possibly more announced at a later date. We weren’t sure if the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active’s specs would match its rugged durability but, @evleaks is reporting the device will come with mostly the same innards as the S4 — 5-inch, full HD display, Snapdragon 600 CPU, etc — with only the camera suffering slightly at 8MP. Think of this more as a last minute attempt at Samsung stealing some of the Sony Xperia Z’s water/dustproof thunder.
The device will come in either black or teal colors and wont be the only device launching on AT&T around that time. Seems we could also expect the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 (SGH-I527), Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (SM-G730A), and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (SGH-I257), all confirmed by Mr. Leaks to be making a b-line straight for AT&T as well.
What do you guys think of it? Rugged durability, aluminum-type finish, exposed screws, and physical buttons — looks like Samsung might have another solid hit on their hands.