Along with the Galaxy Ace 2, Samsung also announced the successor of another l0w-end Android smartphone -Galaxy Mini – the Galaxy Mini 2. The Mini 2 comes with an 800MHz processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, and a microSD card slot which supports cards of up to 32GB.
The handset also has a 3.27-inch HVGA (320×480) TFT display, sensors like Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity, and surprisingly NFC, which is optional. All other basic connectivity features like A-GPS, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth 3.0, and HSPA 7.2Mbps are also present. At the back of of the Mini 2 is a 3MP fixed-focus camera, without any sort of LED flash. The phone can record videos in VGA resolution at 25FPS, and can playback WVGA videos at 30FPS.
The Galaxy Mini 2 will be running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread, with Samsung’s TouchWIZ UI on top of it. A 1300-mAh battery powers this Mini handset. The back-cover of the phone will be done in funky yellow color, instead of the boring grey/black, so as to appeal to youngsters.
The handset will be available in France from March, before being available in other regions of the world.