Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Announced:
May 30, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

256 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

66.77 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)

Weight:

3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Colors:

Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300

GPU:

Adreno 305

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Available to use:

5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1900 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

49.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.88 W/kg

Body:

1.40 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung GT-I9190, Samsung GT-I9192, Samsung L520, Samsung R890, Samsung GT-I9195, Samsung SCH-I435, Samsung SGH-i257

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini Dual I9192

With Dual SIM support

Differences from the main variant:

Weight:

3.81 oz (108 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

OS:

Android (4.4)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 09, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9192 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.15 W/kg

Body:

0.81 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.81 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini L520

For Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

LTE (FDD):

Bands 26, 25

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

14.2 days (340 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 04, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSPHL520 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.97 W/kg

Body:

1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.37 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini R890

For U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 17, 5

Talk time:

10.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 17, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHR890 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.67 W/kg

Body:

0.57 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.77 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini GT-I9195

NFC enabled

Differences from the main variant:

Other:

NFC

LTE (FDD):

Bands 8, 3, 1, 7

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s)

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-I435

for Verizon

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 13, 4

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHI435 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.70 W/kg

Body:

1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.40 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SGH-i257

for AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 12, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHI257 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.72 W/kg

Body:

0.94 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.94 W/kg

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

  • Small dimensions (4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches)

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a Galaxy S4 look-alike with a smaller screen and less hardware muscle. The device comes with a 4.3″ Super AMOLED qHD display, a dual-core processor and the TW Nature UX 2.0 on top of Android 4.2.2.

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