Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Galaxy S5 Mini will compete with Xiaomi Mi3, Motorola MotoX, Oppo N1 Mini, Gionee Elife7 Mini and Google Nexus 5.Samsung Mobile Press

Technology major Samsung is reportedly preparing to release the flagship compact smartphone Galaxy S5 Mini in India soon.

The company has listed the Galaxy S5 Mini at the official India e-store hinting the smartphone launch is just around the corner. The price of the device is expected to be announced soon.

Galaxy S5 Mini made its debut last month. It flaunts similar design language seen on the bigger sibling except for the size. And it sports soft-perforated shell to provide better grip for users over the smartphones and also boasts of finger-print sensor, IR Remote, Ultra Power Saving Mode, IP67 dust-and-water-resistant certifications and heart-rate sensor technology.

It features 4.5-inch HD (720x1280p) super AMOLED screen and ships with 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB (expandable up to 64GB) and a 2,100 mAh battery.

Other stipulated specifications include 8.0-megapixel camera (auto-focus & LED flash), 2.1-megapixel camera (with full HD video recording ability). On connectivity front, it supports 3G network, dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), USB v2.0 and A-GPS+GLONASS for navigation.


Once released, Galaxy S5 Mini will be up against the popular Xiaomi Mi3, Motorola Moto X, Oppo N1 Mini, Gionee Elife 7 Mini and Google Nexus 5.

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini:

Model Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (SM-G800H/DS)
Display 4.5-inch HD (720x1280p) super AMOLED screen
OS Android v4.4 KitKat
Processor 1.4GHz quad-core CPU
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 64GB
Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel camera AF with LED flashFront: 2.1-megapixel camera (full HD video recording ability)
Battery 2,100 mAh with Ultra Power Saving mode
Network LTE Category 4 (150 mbps DL/50 Mbps UL)
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, IP67 dust-and-water resistant certifications, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), USB v2.0, A-GPS+GLONASS, S Health, heart-rate sensor,
Dimensions 131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm
Weight 120 g

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