It was only a matter of time before Samsung presents a smaller version of its current flagship. Now it has come and it’s here: the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini.
Flagships are getting bigger, no wonder, then, that the company offer also a so-called “mini” version of devices. While the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a 5.1-inch display is equipped, the new has a little brother “only” 4.5-inch display.
Visually, the Galaxy S5 sees mini its model very similar to, otherwise the name would be but yes a bit misleading. But there are other features that offer both devices. Also the Galaxy S5 mini is equipped with fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor. But what else to offer the new Android Smartphone?
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini: technical specifications
An official price was not called until now still, SamMobile reports however of an EIA of 479 euros. The launch will take place mid to late July.
Here is the official press release
SEOUL, Korea-July 1, 2014-Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the Galaxy S5 mini, a compact version of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone. The Galaxy S5 mini delivers powerful performance, as well as the same dedicated fitness tools and enhanced device protection features found in the stylish Galaxy S5.
“We always strive to develop devices that appeal to a range of consumer tastes and styles,” said JK Shin, CEO and head of IT & mobile communication at Samsung Electronics. “The Galaxy S5 mini allows consumers to enjoy the iconic design and essential and useful features of the Galaxy S5 through a maximized minimalism approach.”
Galaxy S5 mini continues Samsung design legacy and flagship experience
Outfitted with a 4.5-inch super AMOLED display, the Galaxy S5 HD mini delivers a wide and vivid viewing experience, and its compact size provides users with additional comfort, allowing for easy operation with only one hand. Like the Galaxy S5, S5 Galaxy mini features a unique VPE pattern on the back cover creating a modern and sleek look, along with a premium, soft-touch grip. The Galaxy S5 mini enables users to enjoy the same flagship experience as the Galaxy S5 with innovative features including IP67 certification, ultra power saving mode, a heart rate monitor, fingerprint scanner, and connectivity with the latest Samsung wearable devices.
Powerful Samsung performance in a compact, portable device
The Galaxy S5 mini comes equipped with a powerful quad core processor 1.4 GHz 1.5GM RAM for seamless multi-tasking, faster webpage loading, softer UI transition, and quick power up. The high-res 8MP camera delivers crisp and clear photos and videos, while the Galaxy S5 mini’s support of LTE category 4 provides users with ultra-fast downloads of movies and games on-the-go.
The Galaxy S5 mini will be available in Russia starting in early July and is planned to expand to global market. At launch, the device will be available in four color options: Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, electric blue and copper gold.
Source: SamsungMobilePress via SamMobile