The Galaxy range from Samsung has for quite some time been a rage in the Android market. With the high end Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, it further ups this reputation. Packed with a quad core processor and a whole lot of features, the phone has soon become the fastest selling smartphone in Samsung's history.
Compact and stylish.
Slip it into your pocket or use it one handed
Enjoy smooth and powerful performance
Use smart services for health, travel and more
Play and share with friends using Group Play
Design & Display
The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
features an incredibly wide screen with an extraordinarily slim bezel that’s encased in a special polycarbonate body. The Gorilla Glass Screen has been designed to take on rough use, remaining free of scratches and cracks for a long time. Weighing as less as 153g, the phone the most light and sophisticated device in the Galaxy range yet. A 13 megapixel camera at the back of the phone helps capture memorable moments in
great clarity, bringing them to life. The phone also features a front camera that lets you engage in video calls and take self portraits. The camera utility also lets you create story albums choosing various layouts, further letting you print them in high quality.
Hardware and Operating System
Packed with the TouchWiz nature user experience and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini has a lot to offer in terms of interface. Its new Smart Scroll feature can be used to scroll pages while looking at the screen by slightly tilting the phone. The Smart Pause feature will pause the video playing on the video player if you are not looking at the screen. The phone also has the Group Play feature which allows ad hoc sharing of files between Galaxy phones
. Other great features include Samsung's own intelligent personal assistant, SVoice
. The phone runs on a 1.7 GHz dual core processor backed by 1.5 GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini has a surprisingly powerful speaker with music playback enough to satisfy most casual users. The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini’s home screens can be adorned with a selection of music and video centric widgets, offering instant access to your digital content. Simple and effective, these widgets are easy to position and a joy to use, improving the overall user experience and cutting down the amount of time spent jumping in and out of designated apps just to change a track. The phone even has a video editor for you to polish and package the videos that you record on the phone’s camera. The Play Store lets you download a plethora of applications and games, a lot of which are free.
Connectivity on the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is well catered for, thanks to simply packing in the finest sensors and connection modules there are. For instance, the Bluetooth 4.0 support lets you connect to a wide range of sensors like trainers, and have them send back up data without taking up too much power. The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini supports all manner of Wi Fi connections, and can hang on to a signal even when its weak, thanks to dual channel bonding to preserve the data transfer. The USB support lets you transfer data to and from computers and laptops.
Battery & Storage
The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini features a 2600mAh battery that delivers up to 9 hours of talk time on a 3G network. It has 8 GB of internal storage, which is adequate to store videos, music, and pictures. This storage can be expanded to a whopping 64 GB by simply inserting a Micro