|Samsung Galaxy S4 mini in black and white. Image: gizmag.com|
Do you want to buy a new smartphone in the beginning of this year? If you do not like a smartphone with a large screen, the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, you can consider as a new companion. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is also cheaper than Samsung Galaxy S4, more compact with amazing battery life. The Galaxy S4 Mini looks like a small Galaxy S4, with its squared-off top and rounder bottom edge. Galaxy S4 Mini has 8GB of internal memory while the Galaxy S4 has 16GB.
This smartphone is armed with Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400, 1.7GHz dual-core, 1.5GB RAM 9GHz and Android 4.2 with TouchWiz. The compact Galaxy S4 Mini is also designed for a comfortable grip and it fits your hand perfectly. It’s less powerful than Samsung Galaxy S4, but the Galaxy Mini’s specs make it a mid-range smartphone rather than a low-end one. The interfaces of the Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini are almost equal, both based on a recent version of Android with the Samsung custom UI TouchWiz splattered on top. TouchWiz is the interface Samsung has used in its phones for years.
Samsung Galaxy Mini S4 features:
Although smaller and lighter than the Galaxy S4, with every spec scaled back, this Mini is no slouch. Its 4.3-inch qHD display, Android 4.2 OS, 8-megapixel camera. The screen is a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED affair with a 960x540-pixel resolution and a pixel density of 256ppi. For reference, the HTC One Mini's 4.3-inch 720p HD screen has a higher pixel density at 340ppi. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini's screen looks bright in automatic mode and also vibrant, the way that AMOLEDs do.
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, small and sophisticated. Image: shop.muncha.com
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini camera also equipped with CMOS image sensor, Auto focus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Night mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, plus Voice activation, and also LTE Cat3 Downlink 100 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, and GPRS plus GPS, A-GPS, and Glonass. You can create fantastic photos with this small camera. Bring Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with you on holiday and hang-out with friends and family.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the same size as Apple's iPhone 5S, but with a larger screen. Relative to the original S4, however, and its Samsung Galaxy Note 3 kin, the Mini is indeed light (3.8 ounces), slim, and much easier to carry around in a pocket. Samsung S4 Mini also has Samsung's multitude of apps includes S Memo, Group Play (for creating an ad hoc media-sharing network among select Samsung phones), S Voice, and the Watch On app for controlling your Samsung HDTV. There are carrier-branded apps as well, and carrier partner preloads. For instance: the Lookout security app, Scout and TripAdvisor. These include features like Smart Stay, which keeps the lock screen from engaging so long as your eyes flit back to the display, driving mode, and NFC, along with system settings toggles.
iPhone 5c vs Samsung Galaxy Mini S4. Image: youtube.com
You can compare Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with other competitor such as HTC One Mini and iPhone 5c or Moto X and Nexus 4. Don’t forget to read more review and comparison of this mini smartphone on the Internet or gadget magazine, so you will have more clear information about the features and other aspect before you make an important decision to buy a new smartphone.
All the sophistication and range of features available on all smartphones would you compare, it will probably make you confused, but you can make a decision based on your budget and your lifestyle in this digital era.