Samsung Unveils The Galaxy S4 Mini Smartphone

Samsung finally announced the rumored Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone. This mid-range handset is the stripped down version of the company’s flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone. The 5 inch full HD display, octa-core processor and 13 megapixel camera found in the Galaxy S4 has been replaced with a smaller 4.3 inch qHD display, less powerful dual-core processor and 8 megapixel camera. However, this handset runs on the same Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Operating System and packs all the gimmicky features which was first seen in the original Galaxy S4.

JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communication Division at Samsung Electronics, said,
“We appreciate such unprecedented demands for the GALAXY S4 that we aimed to provide users with life companion for a fuller, richer and simpler life. And now, we want to give people more choices with GALAXY S4 mini, similar look & feel of Galaxy S4 for more compact and practical usages. “The new GALAXY S4 mini provides consumers with a new way to enjoy the flagship Galaxy S4 experience.”


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini features a 4.3 inch qHD Super-AMOLED display, sporting a resolution of 960 × 540 pixels, 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS, TouchWiz Nature UX, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and flash, full HD (1080p) video recording and playback, 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera for video chats and much more.

It also comes with a 3.5 mm headset jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Smart stay, Smart pause, Smart scroll, 8 GB internal memory, 5 GB user memory, microSD card slot, 64 GB expandable memory, S-Travel, S-Health, DLNA, HDMI out, Bluetooth 4.0 with EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 3G/4G Connectivity, 1.5 GB RAM, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 1900 mAh battery.

This handset measures 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm and weighs just 107 grams. The Galaxy S4 Mini will be available in two colors – White Frost and Black Mist. Samsung has not yet announced the price and release date of this handset. The Galaxy S4 Mini will be showcased next month at the company’s Galaxy and Ativ focused event in London.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Leaked Pics And Specs Emerge

Samsung recently unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4. I’m sure most of you might be eagerly waiting to get your hands on this device. However, we have a new surprise for you. The guys at SamMobile recently spotted the leaked pics of the less powerful Galaxy S4 variant. Yes, you guessed it right! We are talking about the upcoming Galaxy S4 Mini. This handset looks strikingly similar to its big brother.


Unlike Galaxy S4, this handset will feature a slightly smaller 4.3 inch Super AMOLED qHD display with a pixel density of 256 ppi. Samsung has also packed a less powerful 1.6 GHz dual-core processor instead of the 1.6 GHz Exynos 5 Octa-Core processor. The complete specs of this device is still unknown.


The Galaxy S4 Mini will ship with the Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Operating System. As usual, this handset will be skinned with the Samsung’s TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 over Android. The Galaxy S4 Mini will be available in both single-SIM and dual-SIM variants. This handset is expected to launch during summer in June/July.