Even before the Samsung Galaxy S4 could be officially released on to the high street and online stores, members of the XDA-Developers have already been able to root the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.
A video has been created providing proof of the Samsung Galaxy S4 being rooted, but currently the rooting files are focused predominantly on the Exynos 5 Octa smartphone at the current time.
In the US Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones will come powered by a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 instead of Samsung’s homemade chip series, and a UK branch has also confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones arriving with them will also be equipped with a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor.
To re-cap the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone will be fitted with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor clocked at 1.9GHz. The alternative version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 for International use features a 8 core Samsung Exynos 5 Octa processor with a clock speed of 1.6GHz.
Other features of the Samsung Galaxy S4 include a 5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and it will come supplied running Google’s latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system, support by 2GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is also fitted with a 2 megapixel front facing camera for video calling, together with a 13 megapixel rear facing for video and photographs, and comes is a variety of storage options including 16GB, 32GB or 64GB which can be expanded using the included microSD card slot.
For more information on rooting the Samsung Galaxy S4, jump over to the XDA-Developers forums for advice, but remember that take care as rooting your new Samsung Galaxy S4 can cause problems and even brick your device if you are not careful. So don’t try it unless you have the skills required.Filed Under: Technology News, Top News