Samsung official says that there is no Galaxy S8 mini on the way

Samsung official says that there is no Galaxy S8 mini on the way
A few days ago, when we passed along the rumor about a rumored upcoming handset called the Samsung Galaxy S8 mini, we made sure to relay to you that the original source of the rumor didn't even post where he/she obtained the info from. As you can tell from the alleged name of the device, this is supposedly a mini version of the 2017 flagship model for Sammy. The Samsung Galaxy S8 mini was expected to carry a 5.3-inch display, and get powered by the previous generation's Snapdragon 821 chipset. 4GB of RAM was to be on board along with 32GB of native storage.

A tweet recently disseminated from China puts the kibosh on the mini variant of the Galaxy S8. A Twitter user who apparently has been the source of spot-on information before (related to Samsung), disseminated a tweet earlier this week; according to the post, a Samsung engineer has refuted the whole story about the munchkin sized Galaxy S8 mini.

If the tweet is legit, we wonder how many are going to be disappointed over the lack of the mini Galaxy S8. The rumors called for it to carry the same Infinity Display seen on the original full-sized model, which means that it would also have sported an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.


source: @mmddj_China via DroidHolic

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81 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No need for one. DO NOT tame the beast.

5. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

The beast has been broken.

29. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The beast is the highest rated phone in the market.

36. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Says the guy who doesn't own the beast.

49. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Says the guy that doesn't own a smartphone.

65. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Says the guy who is still mad because I forced him to admit that his favorite device has a serious flaw in the design.

76. meanestgenius

Posts: 21784; Member since: May 28, 2014

Post a link proving it. Don't run and hide, and don't deflect or avoid it. Post the link proving that you forced me to do anything. Don't worry, I'll wait, while you type it out on your featureless flip phone.

13. matistight

Posts: 982; Member since: May 13, 2009

Some don't need 5.8 inches. A possible 5-5.2 inch one would be perfect for the "small hand people" or the people that like the s4, s5, s6, and s7. Definitely don't change the processor or screen resolution like these companies do and call it a "mini" or "compact." Not everyone wants small and weak, and not everyone wants big and strong, maybe just small and strong.

14. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I want that pocketable beast. Oh and please put SD 835 on that one.

17. michaelny2001

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

exactly no need for one. You want mini? Use with 1 hand buy the S8. It's like a toy.

2. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

It's always nice to see Samsung put the rumour mill to it's place. :)

3. Lumbergh

Posts: 463; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

Damn. I was actually excited lol.

4. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Using a last generation chip would have been a bad decision given the lag issues plaguing the S8.

7. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

the lag on samsung phones is undeniable

10. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

How would you know. You peeping?!

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They obviously don't use an S8, they'd know better.

16. apple-rulz

Posts: 2027; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

39. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Tedkord on Samsung articles: https://youtu.be/0oBx7Jg4m-o

56. tedkord

Posts: 17312; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

MxyFlashMite on all the S8 reviews: https://youtu.be/CMLHh8KvxVE

66. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Isn't that what you do?

38. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Lol, got him.

51. sissy246

Posts: 7083; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

All newly released phone can have problems and need a update fixs idiot. Samsung may have to do 2 or 3 update with a new release, apple does 5 to 10 updates with a new release.

37. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Prove that we don't.

18. michaelny2001

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

yes it is becaus eof the laggy touchwiz. Way too many feaures that people turn off anyway. Pure android is the way to go.

35. cmdacos

Posts: 4110; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

If there was only pure android available, it would be extinct already.

6. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

this is why you should post rumors trying to be first with some news. Because then when it turns out to be BS, then it makes you look stupid. PA's specialty!

9. apple-rulz

Posts: 2027; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Sort of like your legendary typos make you look stupid. LOL!

8. You_Dont_Say

Posts: 431; Member since: Jan 26, 2015

I feel bad for darkkjedii, trojan_horse, techieXP and Tedkord. They finally would've got a phone that matched their manhood. ROFL.

11. Lumbergh

Posts: 463; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

Savage lol

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