Dubai-UAE, 25 April, 2013: Etisalat, one of the largest telecom operators in the Middle East and Africa, today announced the exclusive launch of Samsung Galaxy S4 4G LTE smartphone in the UAE. The device will be available in the UAE from early May, while the Samsung Galaxy S4 3G option will also be rolled out starting 27 April.
Subscribers are invited to pre-order the 3G and 4G smartphones starting 25 April 2013 on www.etisalat.ae. Once launched, the 4G device can be obtained for free upon signing up for an annual contract.
Khaled El Khouly, Chief Marketing Officer, Etisalat said: “Etisalat is pleased to be working with Samsung to exclusively launch the Galaxy S4 LTE in the country and to be providing cutting edge technological devices to our customers.
“This new evolution of smartphones will provide a unique user experience, particularly as it is rolled out on our superior 4G LTE network that now covers 80% of the inhabited area of the country through more than 1,000 bay stations. We are constantly working on launching rich suite of services on this infrastructure and. This partnership, therefore, will enhance productivity and connectivity for our subscribers.”
Etisalat's advanced infrastructure allows users of 4G phones to connect at very high speeds reaching up to 150 MBPS. Such speeds allow for quicker access of applications for work and productivity, and deeper levels of enjoyment in entertainment and gaming.
The beauty of the Galaxy S4 is the highly crafted design encompassing a larger screen size and battery, minimized bezel - all housed in a light (130g) and slim (7.9mm) shape. It is currently available in two color options, Black Mist and White Frost. Additional color options are to follow later this year.
The device has the world's first full HD Super AMOLED display to showcase images at their best and its 5-inch large screen has 441ppi for high quality viewing. It also has a 13 megapixel rear camera and boasts a dual camera function that allows simultaneous use of both front and rear cameras.
The GALAXY S 4 ensures that tasks are effortless with innovative features that detect your face, voice and motions to enable screen control without the need for finger touch activation.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 4G LTE is priced at AED2,749 while the Galaxy S4 3G is available atAED 2,599.