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South Korean tech giant Samsung's recently launched Galaxy S4 mini is expected to carry a price tag of ₹ 20,000 in the sub-continet, according to reports.

Although the Korean chaebol is yet to reveal the cost of its smaller Galaxy S4, reports by several sections of the media suggested that the phone is likely to cost around $350, which is around ₹20, 000. It is also reported that the miniature version of Galaxy S4 will come with a price tag of 19,990 Russian rubles, which is ₹35,000 in Indian rupee.

Samsung, which is eyeing the mid-tier segment with the launch of Galaxy S4, is believed to be trying to keep the price of its new device at the minimum.

"Russia will be receiving the Galaxy S4 mini for a price of 19,990 Russian rubles (around $630). The dual-SIM version of the smartphone will be available in June," GSM Arena reported.

As far as the specifications are concerned, Galaxy S4 mini packs a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system and comes along with Samsung's extensive TouchWiz customizations.

Other features include an 8-megapixel camera, 1,900mAh battery; connectivity features like dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS + GLONASS. The device measure 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94mm and weighs 107g, compared to the bigger Galaxy S4's dimensions of 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm and weight of 130g.

Samsung will roll out the LTE model, a 3G HSPA+ model and a dual-SIM 3G model in the market. The device will be available in White Frost and Black Mist colour variants.