Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini real, coming soon after Galaxy S4, says Bloomberg

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini real, coming soon after Galaxy S4, says Bloomberg
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini exists and it will arrive soon after the official launch of the flagship S4, according to an in-depth piece on Samsung’s recent success by Bloomberg.

“The Galaxy S 4 doesn’t come out until late April. It’s fast, has a big, bright screen, and will probably be another huge hit for Samsung, as will the S 4 mini that will go on sale soon after,” Bloomberg said.

Bloomberg has an impeccable track record and while the Galaxy S4 Mini has not yet been confirmed by Samsung, it seems that it is very close to getting official.

We have been hearing about a Galaxy S4 Mini as part of Samsung’s Project J allegedly comprising of the S4, S4 Mini (under the Serrano codename) and an Altius smartwatch.

As to the S4 Mini, rumors say it has a 4.3” qHD AMOLED display, an 8-megapixel auto-focus camera, quad-core processor, micro SD support, touch-wiz nature UX and Android 4.2.2. Samsung is expected to bring the Galaxy S4 Mini in 3 versions: an 8GB, 16GB and 32GB ones. The S4 Mini release date is allegedly set for June 2013.

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Galaxy S4 mini
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1900 mAh(12h 3G talk time)

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30 Comments

1. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

the mobile phones are going to be like cars :D galaxy s4 mini cooper s galaxy s4 mini mini one :D

26. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

pls no. I hate Minis and everyone that drives it.

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Life is... 0 7 : 1 7 :)

4. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

companion

6. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

"Life Companion" is the S4, "Life is...0 7 : 1 7" is the S4 Mini.

11. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

don't get it

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I mean the S4's slogan is "Life Companion" right? So, I was joking that the S4 Mini's slogan is "Life is...0 7 : 1 7". It was a joke. :P

12. bparkerson unregistered

WHAT???....I don't get it either!

17. cloud_atlas1991

Posts: 62; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Explaining a joke loses the essence of a joke.

19. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Replying a comment gains the power of communication.

21. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

I have to go up again to notice that. You have a good observation dude.. ;)

27. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Thanks! ;)

18. imran86

Posts: 208; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

That's the time on the phone.

3. NoamEvro

Posts: 10; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Bad choice. Galaxy S3 is Galaxy S4 Mini, so why?

5. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

GS3 is even bigger than GS4 in terms of size !!!!!

7. avin007

Posts: 139; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

How different will be gs4 mini from gs3???

8. NoamEvro

Posts: 10; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

The difference is GS3 is better and bigger. I would buy the GS3, no the GS4 Mini.

9. amansingal14

Posts: 309; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Display, Processor, RAM, etc

16. toondewachter

Posts: 54; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

The cool thing about the S4 mini will be the SoC, which is rumored to be the Exynos 5210. That SoC basically is a dual core variant of the SoC that comes with the mini's bigger brother (Exynos 5410 variant). At least that's what I was able to make of the rumors. Alas there's not too much info about the GPU that will come with the Exynos 5210... But performance wise it will be good, which we can't say about the s3 mini.

10. ximacloudx

Posts: 13; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

I honestly feel like this is a good idea; I've talked to a ton of iPhone users who are intimidated by the size of my razr maxx. As a 21 year old sorority girl, most of the people I know don't want a phone they can't carry easily, or hold in their hands comfortably. I'm glad they're not just getting huge like the Note.

14. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

the S3 mini release last year will not get KLP... and doubt this phone will get it either... don't buy the mini's.. they don't get Google support..

15. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Only galaxy I would "consider" getting, so glad its not like the s3 mini in terms of specs lol

20. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

What is a Galaxy S4 Mini real?

22. alexzibrit

Posts: 67; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

Because It has the features of the S4 but smaller....... you get that now?, or do I need to use smaller words? (sorry I just couldn't resist saying that last art)

23. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Wow, you're a real special kid! I asked WHAT, not WHY. My question did not require an answer beginning with "because." Allow me to breakdown my question for you (this is where you get out your crayons)........ WHAT...is...a...'Galaxy S4 Mini real?" The title of this article starts off with "Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini real." Do you usually end up being the idiot when you try insulting others?

30. alexzibrit

Posts: 67; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

First off I have astigmatism, so when I first replied I didn't notice you said "What" rather than "Why" because of my eyesight, Secondly it's also entirely possible that my brain automatically corrected the statement to what seemed to make the most since considering the situation as well, And thirdly sir, I do recall apologising for my rude comment there, I just found it amusing, but you're are right about one thing, I really should refrain from starting sentences with "because" I should've known better, so I do thank you for that, so once again you have my humblest apology for my behaviour, I surely hope I didn't offend you in any way once so ever. Oh and one last thing you're sentence should of gone "What is a "Samsung Galaxy Mini Real" ", you were quoting something so you should of used quotations marks

24. scsa852k

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 16, 2012

Mini phones are now packed with quad-core.. wow

25. SamsungELITE unregistered

this is the best mid range ever in the Samsung mid range line up.having 1.6Ghz quad core. It definitely beats the Galaxy Grand as the best mid range smartphone today. Samsung still making good phones these days and I salute them for that.

28. wrm2013

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Why make a mini with same specs as gs3? I want a sg with top specs at 4.3

29. wrm2013

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Actually I want a android that doesnt get updates that eat my ram and quite frankly isnt formatted to be running a new os that the specs werent meant for. Im over getting updates that make my phone lag. Im thinking about a window phone, can someone explain why they dont have a lot of ram?

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