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Software Update Rolling Out To Samsung Galaxy S4 To Solve Storage Problems On The Samsung Galaxy S4

News   •   Jun 17, 2013 12:26 BST

Samsung's eagerly anticipated new flagship device, the Galaxy S4 hit the market back in April and instantly became the company's latest best seller. With over 10 million sales under its belt in its first month, and around 80 million sales expected throughout the rest of 2013, it looks safe to assume that the Galaxy S4 will become the most popular smartphone of 2013.

Obviously, the Samsung Galaxy S4 boasts a very impressive spec list, with key features including a 4.99 inch 1080p display, 1.9 GHz quad-core processor, 13 megapixel camera and Android Jellybean OS with Samsung TouchWiz Nature UX interface. Part of its software package includes a number of Samsung applications such as S-Voice, S-Health, S-Translator and Smart Stay. These innovative features offer enhanced levels of functionality and help set the phone apart from competing phones. Latest Samsung Galaxy S4 news updates:

While these applications are very impressive, it was recently revealed that they take up some of the phone’s internal storage, meaning that there is less available storage than users had thought. For example, on the 16 GB model, only 9 GB is available for users to store their own files and applications. Of course, many people claimed that Samsung falsely advertised the storage capacity of the phone.

Samsung was quick to respond to complaints, and stated that a software update would be rolled out in the near future, allowing the applications to be transferred to a micro SD card. Therefore, this would free up much of the phone’s internal storage capacity.

It now looks like the update is beginning to roll out, and is available to some Galaxy S4 owners in the UK, Tech Radar has recently reported.

Although the update will require users to purchase a microSD card, it certainly solves the problem of the phone’s internal memory. However, many still think that Samsung has been misleading.

Do you think Samsung should reimburse the cost of a microSD card, or has Samsung done enough to solve the issue? Let us know what you think by leaving a comment, and find the best Samsung GalaxyS4 offers on our website.