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Samsung is planning to release 'rugged' version of Galaxy S 4 smartphone

Samsung said to be working on rugged version of Galaxy S 4 for government and business users

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Apr 26, 2013 9:31 pm

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung is planning a rugged version of its flagship Galaxy S 4 smartphone. In addition to a rugged Galaxy S 4, the WSJ reports that Samsung will also be debuting a new eight-inch tablet that is also designed to stand up to harsher environments.

 

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The new devices are aimed at government and business users who need to be able to use devices in environments that aren't friendly to electronic devices. The Galaxy S 4 device, possibly known as the Galaxy S 4 Active, will be dust proof and waterproof, yet hopefully remain the look and feel of the newly released Galaxy S 4.

 

Samsung is also said to be working on a miniaturized version of the Galaxy S 4, one that would feature a screen of just 4.3 inches. This is tentatively set to launch in July.

NEWS SOURCES:Online.wsj.com

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