After weeks of speculation, leaks, we’ve Galaxy S4 Mini on the table, thanks to Samsung’s official announcement. Samsung has launched Galaxy S4 mini in three variants – 3G model (GT-I9190), 4G LTE Model with NFC (GT-I9195), Dual SIM model (GT-I9192). The availability of these three variants is subject to market.
SGS4 Mini, as expected, has average specifications. With 4.3-inches display and res of 540*960 pixels (qHD), it has pixel density of 256ppi. The display is Super Amoled capacitive which means you’ll see deep blacks and great contrast on this screen. On the chipset side, it contains Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 CPU with Adreno 305 GPU. The dual-core processor is clocked at 1.7GHz speed. It has 1.5GB RAM. So, the chipset and RAM amount together makes this a good phone which is capable of delivering good performance as well. The internal memory is 8GB, but user-available is limited to 5GB. It comes with latest Android 4.2.2 JB OS. 8mp camera with LED Flash is fitted on its back which can shoot Full HD videos as well. On the front, it has 1.9mp HD camera for video-chatting or self-shooting purposes. The camera comes with several features like Sound and Shot, continuous shot, HDR, Panaroma, Best photo, best face, etc. Dual band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G connectivity options are present. As said earlier, there is 4G LTE model also, which has NFC connectivity as well. The regular model doesn’t have NFC.
It also has Infrared port supporting Samsung WatchON app. It comes with several Galaxy S4 features like S Health, S Translator, S Voice, Group Play, etc. Samsung Knox is also loaded onto this device.
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Galaxy S4 Mini Release Date, Price
The price of SGS4 Mini has not been announced yet. The release date of GS4 Mini is scheduled for later half of June or start of July, depending on market. In India and other prospective asian countries, Galaxy S4 Mini Duos variant will be released because users prefer dual-sim model here. Also, 4G LTE android smartphones are not yet sold in India. Galaxy S4 Mini LTE variant will be most likely released in US and some other countries where LTE is more readily available. From the specifications, it definitely looks better than Galaxy S2 or S2 Plus and so we expect the price to be little higher than the current price of Galaxy S2 Plus. Put your expectation, guess or opinion in comments below.
A Quick Recap of Galaxy S4 Mini Specifications
- Screen Size of 4.3 inch (10.922 cm).
- Display Resolution: 960x540
- Display Type: , Super Amoled display, capacitive multitouch, 16M Colors
- CPU: 1.7GHz Dual Core processor
- There is 1.5 GB RAM RAM.
- It comes with internal memory of 8 GB.
- WiFi- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth: Yes, 4.0
- Primary Camera at the rear: 8 megapixel
- Front-facing camera- 1.9mp
- Out of box, it is loaded with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS.
- Battery Juice of 1900mAh.