Leading smartphone maker Samsung has reportedly launched a new budget smartphone, dubbed as Galaxy S4 Mini Plus, in select regions of Europe.

The new Galaxy S4 Mini Plus (GT-I9195I) is an upgraded version of the 2013 model, Galaxy S4 Mini. Aspects such as screen size, battery, camera, RAM and storage capacity remain the same.

The key difference between the two is that the new variant houses a 64-bit class 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC (System on Chip) with Adreno 306 graphics engine, whereas the old model packs a 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 series processor with Adreno 305 GPU.

Other stipulated features include 4.3-inch qHD super AMOLED display, Android OS, 1.5GB RAMS, 8GB storage (expandable) and 1900 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Plus Availability and Price Details:

The new Galaxy S4 Mini Plus is now available in Germany for €239 (around $262/₹16,700). It has also been made available in other EU (Europe Unions) markets such as Austria, Czech Republic, Romania and Bulgaria, reported GSM Arena.

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Plus:

Model Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Plus (GT-I9195I)
Display 4.3-inch super AMOLED qHD screen with 960x540p resolutions
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop
Processor 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 series quad-core CPU
GPU Adreno 306
Storage capacity 8GB, expandable up to 64GB
  • Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with CMOS sensor, LED flash, auto-focus, full HD video recording
  • Front: 1.9-megapixel camera with CMOS sensor
Battery 1900 mAh;
  • Talk time: up to 14 hours (3G WCDMA)
  • Internet use time: Up to 9 hours
Network 3G & 4G-LTE
Add-ons Single SIM slot (type: micro), Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11a / b / g / n; Dual-band: 2.4 + 5 GHz), NFC, GPS/GLONASS, USB v2.0, microSD card slot
Dimensions 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm
Weight 107 g
Colours Black and white
Price €239 (around $262/₹16,700)

[Image Credit: Samsung Germany]