Samsung gave a sneak peak at a smartphone that we’ve known was on the way, and phone is the much talked about Galaxy S4 mini. If you’ve always liked Samsung’s Galaxy S4, but not it’s gigantic proportions or equally large price, then you appear to be in for a spot of luck because there may be a remedy to your predicament. It is rumored that Samsung appears to be set to bring a new smartphone to the market, and it’s going to feature the Galaxy S4 moniker whilst being a bit more manageable both in the pocket and wallet.
The currently unannounced Galaxy S4 mini saw itself get an outing of sorts after one of the people in charge of the company’s app website added it as a compatible device. Clearly someone didn’t get the memo when Samsung was trying to decide when to announce its smaller Galaxy S device. The ‘Galaxy S4 mini’ listing is still up on Samsung’s official site. Navigate to apps.samsung.com/venus/main/getMain.as, select United Kingdom as your country, click on Display Apps by device menu and you should see an option for Galaxy S4 mini, as evident from the screenshot below:-
The S4 mini, or GT-I9195 is expected to be similar in appearance to its bigger brother. The image on Samsung’s website depicts the smartphone, and it would be in keeping with the rumors we have been hearing. It’s under the hood that things start to differ for the Galaxy S4 mini. It is expected to feature a 1.6GHz dual-core CPU, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960×540 display and either 1GB or 2GB of RAM depending on whether the device packs 4G LTE or not. Expect Android 4.2.x to be running on the S4 mini and an 8-megapixel camera. Storage wise we’re talking 32GB of internal memory, assuming the rumors are correct.