Yes, the long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S4 - an HTC One rival - has now begun shipping. It's available in two different configurations (region dependent): the first version boasts an 8-core, 1.6-GHz Samsung Exynos 5 Octa CPU, while the other, a quad-core, 1.9 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chip. There's also 2GB of RAM, 16 GB / 32 GB / 64 GB of built-in storage, and a 13-megapixel camera. Continue reading for a video review, hands-on pictures, and the bottom line.
According to The Verge: "The Galaxy S4 is a very good phone in most respects - it has a stellar camera and solid battery life, blistering performance and an impressively useful complement of software features. It's a technological achievement - there's no question about that."