This is the smartphone that brings the best features of the company’s flagship handset in a compact size, that’s the Galaxy S5 mini, now launched in India. Announced back in July, and it sports a 4.5-inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels) Super AMOLED display as well like the Galaxy S5. Officially now went on sale exclusively at Flipkart starting September 9.
The mini-variant of the company’s 2014 flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone, powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor paired with 1.5GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat with new Touchwiz UI out-of-the-box, includes a 16GB of built-in storage which is further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.
It sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera. Other specs offered with this portable sized Galaxy S5 are, an accelerometer, digital compass, gyro, proximity, and ambient light sensor.
Connectivity options on this smartphone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB, A-GPS, GLONASS, 3G and IR Remote, packs a 2100mAh battery and measures 131.1×64.8×9.1mm, while weighs 120 grams. It has IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance, Fingerprint Scanner and Heart rate sensor on-board like the Samsung Galaxy S5.
More off it’s likely to be Dual-SIM version as it appeared on the official website last month.
Commenting on the launch, Asim Warsi, V.P, Marketing, Mobile & IT at Samsung India, said;
We at Samsung believe in bringing meaningful innovation to our customers. And the best inspiration for innovation comes from none other than our customers. The Galaxy S5 Mini is yet another manifestation of the philosophy of people inspired innovation that drives Samsung products. This stylish smartphone is the perfect combination of performance and power in a conveniently compact design. Effortlessly smart and intuitively simple, the Galaxy S5 Mini empowers your life, helping take care of your well-being.
- 4.5-inch (720 ×1280 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display
- 1.4 GHz quad-core processor
- 1.5GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
- Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
- Dual SIM
- 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and 1080p video recording
- 2.1MP front-facing camera
- IP67 ratings for Dust and water Resistance
- Dimensions: 131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1mm; Weight: 120 grams
- Infrared LED for smart TV remote, S Health, Heart rate sensor
- 3G, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (HT40), Bluetooth v4.0 LE, GPS and NFC
- 2100 mAh Battery
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will be available in Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold colors. Priced at Rs. 26,499 in India – starting from Sept. 10, 2014!