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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (2015) review

Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
Adreno 305
1.5 GB / 8 GB
4.3 inches (540 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini phone with 4.3 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery. The 4.3 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (540 x 960 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy S4 Mini
ModelSGH-I257
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is about 3.77 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches).

Weight3.77 oz
Dimensions4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack, blue, orange, pink, purple, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4 (KitKat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
CPUDual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300
GPUAdreno 305

Display

The size of Galaxy S4 Mini screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.3 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.3 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (1.5 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1.5 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy S4 Mini is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera1.9 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy S4 Mini comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy S4 Mini phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes, with RDS
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy S4 Mini is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1900 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 2, Dual SIM
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini / SGH-I257

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