Samsung officially unveiled the smaller version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5 Mini, which proportionally toned down the specs as compared to the original 5.1-inch Galaxy S5. Though, it didn’t fail to keep the signature design employed on the latter.
The Galaxy S5 Mini still has the familiar perforated faux leather back cover, which comes in colors Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold. So, it basically got the looks as well, in a smaller form factor with 4.5-inch 720 x 1280 resolution display.
Performance on the S5 Mini is taken cared of with the 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 1.5GB RAM combo, as compared to S5 with processing speed at 2.5GHz and RAM at 1.5GB, respectively. The main camera found at the back of the Mini has 8 megapixel, which measures half of the 16MP sensor on the S5.
Other features actually has the same for both iteration like the LTE Cat 4 module, Bluetooth 4.0, and the Wi-Fi connectivity. Android KitKat 4.4 mobile OS also comes pre-installed with the S5 Mini, plus the fingerprint sensor, fitness-centric heart rate monitor, even both the dust and water resistance compliance that goes with the S5 as well. Check out below the major specs noted on the S5 Mini.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Specs and Features
4.5-Inch HD (1280 x 720) Super AMOLED touch screen display
Android 4.4 KitKat
1.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
16GB ROM / 1.5GB RAM
Expandable Memory up to 64GB (microSD)
8.0 MP AF Main Camera with LED Flash
FHD @30fps video recording
2.1MP Front-facing Camera
Shot & More / Virtual Tour Shot / S Studio
Bluetooth 4.0 / Wi-Fi / NFC
A-GPS + GLONASS
1P67 Dust and Water Resistant
Heart Rate Sensor
Private Mode / Kids Mode
Ultra Power Saving Mode
2100 mAh battery capacity
131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm
Colors: Black / White / Blue / Gold
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is scheduled to ship on Russia this month, and the global roll out to follow soon. Local availability is still unknown for now, let alone local pricing or exclusive carrier to bundle with their subsidized plans.