Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Galaxy S4 mini in White frost
|First released||July 2013|
|Predecessor||Samsung Galaxy S III Mini|
|Successor||Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini|
|Related||Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S4 Active|
|Dimensions||124.6 mm (4.91 in) H
61.3 mm (2.41 in) W
8.9 mm (0.35 in) D
|Weight||107 g (3.8 oz)|
|Operating system||Original: Android 4.2.2
Current: Android 4.4.2
|System on chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400|
|CPU||1.7 GHz dual-core Krait 300|
|Storage||8 GB (5 GB user available)|
|Removable storage||Up to 64 GB microSDXC|
|Data inputs||Multi-touch capacitive touchscreen, headset controls, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, 3-axis Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Accelerometer, aGPS, GLONASS|
|Display||4.3 in (110 mm) RGB Super AMOLED
540x960 px qHD (256 PPI)
Corning Gorilla Glass
|Front camera||1.9 MP, HD video (720p) at 60 fps|
|Connectivity||3.5 mm TRRS; Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n); Wi-Fi Direct; Bluetooth 4.0; micro USB 2.0; NFC (GT-I9195); DLNA; USB OTG Host 2.0; UMA|
|Development status||In production|
|Website||Galaxy S4 Mini website
Galaxy S4 Zoom website
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is an Android smartphone developed by the Korean manufacturer Samsung Electronics. Announced on May 31, 2013 and released in July 2013, the S4 Mini is a mid-range model of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone and a successor to the Galaxy S III Mini. It has a similar hardware design and software features to its high-end counterpart.
The S4 Mini uses an almost identical variant of the Galaxy S4's polycarbonate hardware design. Internally, it features a dual-core 1.7 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of expandable storage, and a 4.3 inch qHD (540 x 960 pixel) Super AMOLED screen with a pixel density of 256 PPI. The S4 Mini also includes a 1.9-megapixel (MP) front-facing camera, and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera.
Similarly to the S4, the S4 Mini comes with Android 4.2 and Samsung's TouchWiz software, although certain features present on the S4 are not available (such as Air Gestures, Air View, Multi-window, Smart Pause, Smart Rotation, and Smart Scroll).
The S4 mini version for most of Europe, Latin America, South Africa and few Asian countries contains a 1900 mAh, NFC-enabled battery, besides NFC is still standard on regular Galaxy S4 (both Exynos and Snapdragon variants).
The Galaxy S4 Mini is made available in:
- GSM & HSDPA (GT-I9190);
- LTE (GT-I9195), with NFC;
- GT-I9195L, exclusively for Latin America
- GT-I9195T, exclusively for Australia
- Dual SIM (GT-I9192), with 16 GB of internal memory in some regions;
- LTE (GT-I9197), without NFC;
- TD-SCDMA (GT-I9198).
- Canadian AWS LTE (SGH-I257M)
- Sprint (SPH-L520)
- Verizon (SCH-I435)
- U.S. Cellular (SCH-R890)
The S4 Mini was released on May 23, 2014 on AT&T, and it included Voice Over LTE capability to the network, has a the 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with 540 x 960 pixels, which is a 521 pixel density, and a dual-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz.
Galaxy S4 Zoom
In July 2013, Samsung released a Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom with Optical zoom 10x (24–240 mm eq. 35 mm in film camera) with f/3.1-6.3 plus optical image stabilizer and a standard xenon flash. The phone's hardware features the same internals as the S4 Mini. It uses 1/2.33-inch 16 MP BSI-CMOS sensor and Auto and Manual settings, and takes stereo video in Full HD 1080p30 or 720p60[clarification needed]. The device can be categorized as a low/mid end point-and-shoot camera or bridge camera.
- Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, GSMArena.com
- "Samsung Galaxy S4 mini preview: First look". GSMArena.com. 2013-05-30. Retrieved 2013-07-10.
- List of devices with Gorilla Glass, Corning Inc.
- Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini launched: All you need to know, firstpost.com
- "Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini review". Engadget. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
- AT&T to launch VoLTE-based HD Voice May 23 on Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
- "Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom review: a messy marriage of smartphone and camera". July 12, 2013.
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