Samsung Galaxy S4 mini User Reviews
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UI speed9.1/10Camera8.8/10Multimedia9.1/10Internet8.3/10Call quality8.7/10Battery8.3/10Reception9.1/10Display9.1/10Build quality8.8/10Text input8.6/10Everyday usage8.9/10
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posted on 01 Sep 2014, 16:54 (Posts: 0; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)
S4 Mini Worth It, But Have Some Recommendations
mc.massive has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
The phone is very good, although it has a terrible outer plastic casing. I would definitely buy it unlocked as it has quite small storage.
Definitely go for the OnePlus One or Nexus5 Instead, they kick Samsung and Apple where it hurts.
You wont be disappointment by the phone, but id suggest an upgrade to Oneplus One or Nexus 5. If you are looking for your bang for your buck.
Build quality 8/10Reception 10/10Call quality 8/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 8/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 7/10Display 8/10Battery 7/10
- Camera is SUPERB
- Amazing Graphics in 3D Games
- Good for playing games and music.
- Plastic Casing is Horrible.
posted on 28 Aug 2014, 11:01 (Posts: 0; Member since: 28 Aug 2014)
martyleemon has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
In terms of a mid range phone that isn't oversized, has a large enough display, is easy to use, and is still very capable in terms of hardware specs, I can't imagine anything better. Great as an every day phone.Build quality 7/10Reception 8/10Call quality 8/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 9/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 8/10Display 9/10Battery 9/10
posted on 07 Sep 2014, 16:59 (Posts: 0; Member since: 27 Jul 2014)
I Really Want To Like This Phone ...
IMTopGun1 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
09/07/14 Update - Well, after going w/o my cell for 19 days while Samsung made warranty repairs by 'replacing PBA board'', I am happy to report that in the past 10 days since getting it back it has NOT shut itself off once. So, I updated my review. Only time will tell if this cell wins my confidence back and it has 4 months to do so (when I'm due for an upgrade 01/15). If I don't have any more issues, I will consider sticking with Samsung (although, their very poor customer service staff did finally make things right by getting me the shipping label after an initial run around by some clown that should've lost his job). Crossing my fingers.
After seven months of frequently shutting itself off (it seemed like just when I was receiving an important call or text), I finally had enough when it wouldn't turn back on last week for almost 24hrs. Ended up calling Samsung customer service to have it sent back for warranty repairs (and was jerked around by a 'supervisor' named 'BJ' that sent my UPS label to some unknown email after telling me that Samsung doesn't even have to offer warranty repairs, but they do - like I was supposed to be grateful for being sold a faulty device!). This repair will determine if I ever buy another Samsung product again - being this is my 3rd cell and I own a couple of TV's and other appliances/computer accessories by Samsung, I'd say that I am a loyal repeat customer. I was totally appalled at how I was treated by 'customer service'(?) although online chat...Build quality 7/10Reception 7/10Call quality 7/10Internet 8/10Multimedia 8/10Camera 10/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 7/10Text input 8/10Display 10/10Battery 3/10
- I can always buy an HTC or LG.
- Shuts itself off.(PBA replaced 08/14)
- Short battery life.(installed 3X factory pwr)
posted on 30 Jun 2014, 23:44 (Posts: 0; Member since: 30 Jun 2014)
A Great Phone with Awsome Features
Blondie0862 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I've been waiting for AT&T's release of this Phone when it finally came I grabbed It, and I really love all it's features. Just wish AT&T had it in White Instead of just Hot Pink and Black. I liked my son's Samsung S5 but wanted a smaller version, the S4 Mini tops the list of Mini Smart Phones and it's also low priced which is really great!Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Great Features, Easy to Use
- Personalized Ringtones, Music
- 16gb Internal & Up to 64gb Micro SD MC Storage
- Long Lasting Battery
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posted on 30 Mar 2014, 10:54 (Posts: 0; Member since: 30 Mar 2014)
Samsung Galaxy s4 mini Review
NeoBlaze has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Mobile phone is on first look a lot smaller than S4 but when you have it in hand like 2 minutes you realise that it is normal size.I dont get it why companies create large phones,only resaonable explanation is for gaming but in these days only kids play large mobile games.The phone can support a lot of todays games and aplications and it is perfect size. My advice is if you see well and dont need a phone larger than 4.5 inch's this is the right choice. Good luck!!!Oh yeah, I forgot to say that the only "bad" thing is that you can turn off that sound when you take a picure.
Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 9/10Battery 10/10
- Long battery duration
- Cant turn off Shuter Sound
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posted on 16 Mar 2014, 18:29 (Posts: 206; Member since: 14 May 2013)
ncarlosmiguel has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I can't believe this is faster than my Galaxy S3 in terms of UI speed. Battery gives me more than a full day (24 hours, not just morning til night) with normal use. Virtually no lags unlike with my S3. Perfect for one hand usage because it is compact and slimmer than most phones with 4.3 inch screen. See how most of my comparison is with Galaxy S3, a former flagship but overall I favor this mighty midranger. Highly recommended.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Fast and responsive UI
- Good camera
- Good display
- Long battery life
- Micro SD support
- Dual sim support
- No lags
- Mobile data is always on edge.
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posted on 08 Mar 2014, 20:54 (Posts: 0; Member since: 07 Mar 2014)
Very good phone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
kevin1813 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
Very good phone.Buy it if you want a small but cool phone.And those who says its an alternative to the f**king iphone don't believe that.Like always the iphone thing is s**t.SO I RECOMMAND THIS AWESOME PHONE!!!!!!!Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 01 Jan 2014, 06:53 (Posts: 0; Member since: 01 Jan 2014)
is it support H+
bozoom has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
i have a Samsung S4 mini model GT-I9192.
i think great phone and battery backup well. camera resolution godd and also screen its far batter..
But does not shhow H+ at network bar ...is it support H+ or not!!!
Please reply me as soon as possibleBuild quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 8/10Internet 7/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 8/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 6/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 23 Dec 2013, 13:32 (Posts: 1; Member since: 22 Mar 2013)
small and powerful
Arif54321 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
It's a good phone which is very powerful as compared to its size . Specially it responds very fast for applications and does not hang . It is also good for gaming . Camera is very good .the most important thing is that its small dimension which make it very comfortable. One who wants a small phone which is very powerful should go for this oneBuild quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
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posted on 24 Nov 2013, 12:48 (Posts: 0; Member since: 24 Nov 2013)
Bad choice if you want a small smart phone!
musket has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I had this phone for 2 months and it opened applications automatically and froze some . It also switched off on its own and kept on asking for my pin number. The battery was bad too as it drained within a day and its supposed to have a very long battery life. Its still at advanced repairs and I demanded a new one or my money back which is around R5000 In South Africa or about $500 . I don`t want a big heavy phone, just a light and small high powered smart phone . Beware of this phone, not impressed!!Build quality 4/10Reception 6/10Call quality 5/10Internet 5/10Multimedia 5/10Camera 4/10UI speed 6/10Everyday usage 5/10Text input 5/10Display 6/10Battery 5/10
- everything , cheap immitation of I phone
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posted on 22 Oct 2013, 01:42 (Posts: 0; Member since: 20 Oct 2013)
A good phone but has few cons
awaisaslam345 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I upgraded from galaxy y.compared to my previous phone it is leagues above it. But if compared to other compact smartphones in the market it doesn't look good. My sister has iPhone 5 she used my phone and said my phone is sluggish. It is a good or rather great phone for those who play Not realy demanding games and listen to music a lot and use it for easy texting and great calling Experience. It is not a phone for those who are hard gamers or love surfing a lot.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 5/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 7/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 8/10Battery 6/10
- only s4 device with fm radio
- 1.5 gb ram
- soundalive and adapt sound work greatly
- battery life is short
- the display should be 720 p
- mediocre gpu
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posted on 14 Oct 2013, 13:01 (Posts: 128; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)
A solid phone that does everything well with no gimmicks.
seanwhat has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
The number one positive thing i have to say about this phone is that i have no complaints. This phone does everything i expected and everything i want it to do flawlessly. Everything is easy to do or use, and it took minimal learning to get myself to this stage. Battery life is also good. Only minor con the screen res, though it's still decent enough.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 9/10Battery 10/10
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