Samsung Shows Off Mini Version of its Galaxy S4 Smartphone
Published on: 30th May 2013
By: Ian Mansfield
Samsung Electronics has shown off a compact version of its flagship smartphone the Galaxy S4.
The "mini" version comes with a 4.3-inch screen, as compared to the 5-inch screen on its larger sibling. The phone screen, although touted as a "mini", it still larger than Apple's iPhone with its 4-inch screen.
The internal processor is still a 1.7GHz dual core variant, and the camera is an 8 megapixel model.
"We appreciate such unprecedented demands for the Galaxy S4 that we aimed to provide users with life companion for a fuller, richer and simpler life. And now, we want to give people more choices with Galaxy S4 mini, similar look & feel of Galaxy S4 for more compact and practical usages ," said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Communication Division at Samsung Electronics.
Commercial availability of the Galaxy S4 mini supporting either 4G LTE, or 3G HSPA+ or 3G Dual SIM, will be determined by market.
The company did not however say when it would release the phone, or any indication of expected pricing.