Samsung launches Galaxy S5 mini smartphone

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S5 mini, a compact version of Samsung’s lastest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5. The Galaxy S5 mini delivers the same fitness tools and enhanced device protection features found in the Galaxy S5.

JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics:

“We always strive to develop devices that appeal to a range of consumer tastes and styles. 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.”

Outfitted with a 4.5-inch HD 1280×720 Super AMOLED display, the Galaxy S5 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, the GAlaxy S5 mini featuers a preforated pattern on the back cover creating 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 features like IP67 certification, Ultra Power Saving Mode, a heart rate monitor, fingerprint scanner, and compatibility with Samsung’s wearable devices.

The Galaxy S5 mini comes with a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 1.5GB of RAM for seamless multitasking, faster webpage loading, softer UI transition and quick power up. The 8MP high-resolution 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 is available in Russia now and is planned to expand its availability globally in black, white, blue and gold.

Here’s the spec sheet:

  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Cameras: 8MP rear-facing, 2.1MP front-facing
  • Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi, NFC (LTE version only), Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, A-GPS + GLONASS, IR Remote
  • Accelerometer, Digital compass, Gyro, Proximity, Hall, Ambient light, Fingerprint, Heart rate sensor
  • Memory: 1.5GB RAM + 16GB internal storage, microSD slot (up to 64GB)
  • Dimensions: 131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1mm, 120g
  • 2,100mAh battery

Source: Samsung



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