Having a long battery life is important when you're on the geocaching trail, especially as you'll likely find yourself switching between apps and maps quite frequently.
Luckily, the Samsung GALAXY S4 and Note 8.0 both offer long-lasting battery life that promises to see you through to the end, so you'll have plenty of juice for the hunt – and for finding your way home safely when you're done.
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Mapping it out
When it comes to getting around from cache to cache, Google Maps is always at hand, offering 3D mapping to help you identify landmarks more easily and navigate proficiently.
You don't have to stick with that though – there are plenty of other applications over at the Play Store that bring additional tools to help you on your hunt, such as CoPilot GPS, which offers downloadable offline maps.
The Samsung GALAXY S4 and Note 8.0 are packed with several features that can help make your geocaching experience even more enjoyable.
A perfect example is Samsung Smart Scroll on the S4, which lets you navigate the screen by simply looking at the phone and tilting – just the thing for when you're on the adventure trail and find yourself without an extra hand to spare.
And with Samsung Smart Stay, which appears on both the GALAXY S4 and Note 8.0, you can keep one eye on the map without having to prod the screen to stop it falling asleep.
While you're exploring the great outdoors on your search for treasure, there are bound to be plenty of photo opportunities. And of course, you'll probably want some photographic evidence that your treasure hunt was a success.
Luckily the GALAXY S4's 13-megapixel camera is ideal for grabbing high-quality images, while the Auto mode means you can switch from snapping vast landscapes to close-ups of your caches with ease and efficiency, ensuring you always get the best quality shot.
Both the GALAXY S4 and Note 8.0 give you the ability to geo-tag your pictures too, adding an extra element of fun when you're on the trail.
Geocaching is often done as a team activity, so staying connected is vital for keeping each other updated on your progress – and for letting your friends know when you've struck gold.
With 4G LTE available on both the GALAXY S4 and the Note 8.0, you can be sure that you're enjoying superfast speeds, whether you're emailing out photos of your locations to the rest of your team, or heading into the browser to search for the next cache on the list.
Geocaching is an activity that everyone can have a go at, and the Samsung GALAXY S4 and Note 8.0 are the perfect devices for geocaching amateurs and veterans alike. Try it out – we guarantee you'll uncover something great.