Samsung Galaxy S4 mini with 4.3″ screen, Snapdragon 400
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini was officially announced. It packs a 4.3″ qHD Super AMOLED display. The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Samsung’s extensive TouchWiz customizations on top. That includes the WatchON app with IR blaster, an 8MP camera with Sound & Shot and Panorama modes (but no double shot or 360 photo), Group Play and S Health (but without the barometer, temperature or humidity sensors).
With a 4.3” qHD Super AMOLED display, 107g light weight and compact design, the Galaxy S4 mini is easy to carry and operate with one hand. Though compact, the Galaxy S4 mini also boasts powerful performance, equipped with a 1.7GHz dual core processor that allows users to quickly and easily perform data intensive tasks.
The smartphone is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor with 1.5GB RAM and while Samsung didn’t explicitly say what the chipset is, it’s clear that it’s the Snapdragon 400 chipset used in the Mega 6.3. There’s 8GB of built-in storage, expandable via the microSD card slot.
On the connectivity side there are three options the top of the line model with LTE connectivity (and NFC), a 3G HSPA+ model and a dual-SIM 3G model. There’s also dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS + GLONASS.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Key Specs
- 4.3 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
- Corning Gorilla Glass
- Memory 8 GB (5 GB user available), 1.5 GB RAM
- Camera 8MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
- Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
- Chipset Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400
- CPU Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait
- Battery Li-Ion 1900 mAh
The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini measures 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94mm and weighs 107g compared to 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm and 130g for the full-sized Galaxy S4. It packs a 1,900mAh user-replaceable battery and will launch with two color options, White Frost and Black Mist.