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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini Remove phone

Posted: 30 May 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - U.S. Cellular

Samsung Galaxy S4 Remove phone

Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, Boost Mobile

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.2.2), TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 UIAndroid (5.0, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2) 
Dimensions4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm) 
Weight3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (150 g)
Materials Main body: plastic 
ColorsBlack, WhiteBlack, Blue, Red, White 
Physical size4.3 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

256 ppi441 ppi 

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio66.77 %71.91 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) 
Camera8 megapixels13 megapixels 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

Focal length (35mm equivalent) 31 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.06" 
Pixel size 1.14 μm 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, CMOS image sensorAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Voice activationDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Voice activation 
Settings Exposure compensation, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night modeHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
Features Digital image stabilization 
Front-facing camera1.9 megapixels2 megapixels 
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974 

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adreno 320 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

Built-in storage8 GB64 GB 
Maximum User Storage5 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Capacity1900 mAh2600 mAh 
TypeUser replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time (3G)12.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1014 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 17 h (1014 min)
Stand-by time (3G)12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
Stand-by time (4G)12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
Music playback49.00 hours62.00 hours 
Video playback10.00 hours11.00 hours 
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MirroringDLNA, MirrorLinkDLNA, Miracast, MHL 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS  
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7 
DataLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Bluetooth4.0, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared 
Officially announced30 May 201314 Mar 2013 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 14 Mar 2013 
 FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

Head0.88 W/kg0.50 W/kg 
Body1.40 W/kg0.65 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 0.67 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.17 W/kg 

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