Samsung GALAXY mini 2

Announced:
Feb 21, 2012
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

3.3 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

176 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

49.57 %

Features:

Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Video recording:

640x480 (VGA) (25 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.31 x 2.31 x 0.47 inches (109.4 x 58.6 x 11.9 mm)

Weight:

3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A

Processor:

Single core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5

GPU:

Adreno 200

RAM:

0.5 GB

ROM:

870 MB

Internal storage:

4 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (2.3.6), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

1300 mAh

Talk time:

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time:

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G):

7.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 13, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTS6500 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.42 W/kg

Body:

0.67 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.73 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung S6500, Samsung Jena, Samsung S6500D

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung GALAXY mini 2 S6500D (Non-NFC)

Differences from the main variant:

Dimensions:

4.31 x 2.31 x 0.46 inches (109.4 x 58.6 x 11.6 mm)

Weight:

3.71 oz (105 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 07, 2012

FCC ID value:

A3LGTS6500D link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.63 W/kg

Body:

0.64 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.73 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.65 W/kg

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.47 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (176 ppi)

Description

Samsung GALAXY mini 2 features some pretty decent hardware for smartphone entrants on budget. A 3.27-inch display with an HVGA resolution (320x480), Android Gingerbread, 800MHz processor, HSDPA 7.2Mbps, 3-megapixel fixed-focus camera, 4GB of internal storage and Samsung’s free messaging service ChatON.

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