Samsung launched its much-anticipated Galaxy S4 last night -- and fired a few shots across Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) bow in the process. Regardless of how you feel about the new features, Samsung has raised the bar for smartphones.

True to tradition, the new Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Android-based phone is once again larger than its predecessor, with the screen size bumping up from 4.8 inches to 5 inches. Hardware, however, is hardly the whole story. Our Rex Moore was in New York last night for the big event, and tells us in the this video that the Galaxy S4 really separates itself from competitors with its software features.