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 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

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

Software Features:

Touch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Voice activation, HDR, Panorama, Night mode

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

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 (174 g)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MirrorLink

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, Flash Video, MKV

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 LPDDR2

Internal storage:

8 GB

Available to use:

5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

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

2G Data:

EV-DO Rev.A, EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1900 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 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

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.88 W/kg

Body:

1.40 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 30, 2013
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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 (174 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

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

LTE (FDD):

Bands 26, 25

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 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

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 17, 5

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Talk time:

10.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 17, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHR890 link

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

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Talk time:

14.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 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

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

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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