Samsung Electronics has announced the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, a smaller and lower-spec version of its multi-million selling S4 smartphone.
The Galaxy S4 mini has a 4.3-inch display and runs Android v4.2.2 on a 1.7GHz dual-core processor. There’s an 8 megapixel camera on the back and a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera. Versions supporting 3G, 3G dual-SIM and 4G will be produced; colour choices will be White Frost or Black Mist.
JK Shin, CEO and President of the 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.”
The S4 mini is 12mm shorter and 8.5mm narrower than the original S4, which was announced in March. Specific details of UK availability haven’t been revealed yet.