The long rumored mini version of the Galaxy S5 is finally official, and you can see yet another Samsung’s device with the design and specs you can easily guess.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini features a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED screen with 720P resolutions. The device is powered by a quad-core 1.4GHz processor (the details are not revealed, but we are guessing of a Snapdragon 400 processor), 1.5GB of RAM and running the latest Android’s version, Android 4.4 KitKat.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini General Specifications:
- 131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1mm, 120g
- 4.5” HD (720 x 1280) Super AMOLED
- Quad Core 1.4 GHz
- 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of Storage and microSD card support (up to 64GB)
- 8.0MP/2.1MP Main and Rear cameras
- Android 4.4 KitKat
- LTE-enabled, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth® v4.0 LE, IR Remote
- Colors: Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold
- 2,100 mAh battery
The screen size is not the only feature that has been shrunk compare to the original Galaxy S5, as the used processor as well as RAM are weaker and less powerful too and the 1080p screen is also not an option any more.
Usually there is not much to talk about Samsung Galaxy devices and if you have already seen a Galaxy device in the recent years, you can successfully guess the new devices’ designs with just a few mistakes and errors. The textured back cover, physical front buttons and available colors are the other things that Galaxy S5 shares with its little brother.
Regarding the features, the Galaxy S5 Mini is surprisingly filled with so many hardware and software features, and speaking of hardware features you get to have the best Galaxy S5’s features on your Mini device including: Heart Rate Sensor, Fingerprint Scanner, and being Water & Dust proof.
On the software side, Galaxy S5 Mini comes fully packed and rich featured thanks to the Android KitKat and the latest version of Samsung's TouchWiz UX skin. Ultra Power Saving mode, S Health, Private Mode and Kids Mode are some of the software features you’d probably enjoy using.
If you are looking for the price, there is nothing much to say except some unconfirmed rumors showing the €479 price tag as the Galaxy S5 Mini retail price. According to Samsung, the official launch begins in Russia in early July and other markets will follow soon. So, it shouldn’t take more than 3 or 4 months to see the Galaxy S5 Mini hit the shelves and online stores in the United States.