Samsung's Galaxy S4 Active Rugged Smartphone Hits Bluetooth SIG As All-Terrain Phone Battle Heats Up

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http://techcrunch.com – Samsung is moving quickly to diversify its phone line, with variants of the S4 popping out of the wood work left and right, including the Galaxy S4 Zoom, which features a rumored 10x optical zoom on its rear camera. Today the Galaxy S4 Active, a ruggedized, smaller version of the flagship S4 has hit the Bluetooth Special Interest Group for certification, which means it could be coming along shortly, too. The S4 Active is supposedly a water- and dust-resistant phone designed for use in an active lifestyle, or in outdoor conditions where generally phones don’t fare very well. The S4 Active (IT news)