Samsung introduces the GALAXY S4 Mini

Aug 26, 2013

GALAXY S4 in a sleek, highly portable device designed to fit your lifestyle

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 26 August 2013 – Samsung Electronics South Africa, a global leader in mobile technology and digital solutions, has confirmed the availability of the Samsung GALAXY S4 Mini - a powerful yet smaller version of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the GALAXY S4. The S4 Mini delivers the superior performance, intuitive ease-of-use and the sleek design makes it a highly portable and easy to carry device.

“We have seen unprecedented demand for the GALAXY S4 and this more compact design will offer consumers even more choice,” said Craige Fleischer, Director of Mobile Communications at Samsung Electronics South Africa. “The new GALAXY S4 Mini provides consumers with a new way to enjoy the flagship GALAXY S4 experience. This is truly the ideal smartphone companion for those seeking a smaller device they can take everywhere they go.”

With a 4.3” qHD Super AMOLED display and weighing in at only 107g this smartphone enables users to easily carry and operate the device with one hand. The GALAXY S4 Mini boasts powerful performance, equipped with a 1.7GHz dual core processor which allows for data intensive tasks.

The GALAXY S4 Mini supports the intuitive features and services of the GALAXY S4, designed to enhance every facet of life.

  • • Rediscover Beautiful Moments of Life

The GALAXY S4 Mini allows user to capture life’s meaningful and pleasure-filled moments with an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9-megapixel HD front-facing camera. Special features such as;

  • - Sound & Shot - which uniquely stores sound and voice together as a photograph is taken – adding commentary to your picture
  • - Panorama Shot - which allows you to take full view of what you seeing will add more fun to your photographs.
  • - Story Album function - photos taken by you GALAXY S4 Mini will be automatically gathered and saved according to your timeline, geo-tagging information, or a specific event to create a photo album.
  • • Build Close Relationship – Sharing and Connecting Together

Samsung GALAXY S4 Mini enables a true connection with the people around us. Share and play your music simultaneously on up to 8 other GALAXY S4 or S4 Mini devices with Group Play or chat with multiple contacts, add animations, video and voice recording to your messages using ChatON.

  • • Easy Life Task – Break down language barriers

The Galaxy S4 Mini makes international travel a joy, the S Translator provides instant translation, using text or voice translation on applications including email, text message and ChatON. In addition, Samsung Link* will help to share content across multiple Samsung digital devices.

  • • Simple Daily Care – Enhance Well-being Life

The GALAXY S4 Mini empowers you by keeping you up-to-date with your health and wellbeing. Downloadable from Samsung App store, S Health enables you to calculate your daily steps, monitor your sleeping pattern, calculate your weight and get real time heart monitoring with accessories for S Health.

The GALAXY S4 Mini will be available in two colours: White Frost and Black Mist. Versions include: 4G LTE & 3G. Availability of each variant depends on the market.

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Samsung GALAXY S4 Mini Product Specifications

Network LTE

2.5G (GSM / GPRS / EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900MHz
3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1,900 / 2,100MHz
4G(LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps): up to 6 different band sets (Dependent on market)

3G 2.5G (GSM / GPRS / EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900MHz
3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1,900 / 2,100MHz
Display 4.3”qHD (16:9 wide view) Super AMOLED
AP 1.7GHz Dual-Core Processor
OS Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Camera Rear: 8 megapixel
Front: 1.9 megapixel
Video Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark
Audio Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis(OGG), FLAC, apt-X
Camera Features Sound & Shot, Night (Low Light Shot), Best Photo, Best Face, Beauty Face (include Live Beauty), HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Sports, Continuous Shot
Additional Features Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games
Story Album, S Translator
Samsung Hub, ChatON , Samsung WatchON
S Travel (Trip Advisor), S Voice™, S Health (downloadable from Samsung Apps)
Samsung Adapt Display, Samsung Adapt Sound
Смарт-прокрутка, Смарт-пауза, Управление жестами, Мгновенный
Safety Assistance, Samsung Link, Screen Mirroring, HomeSync, Smart Switch
Google Mobile Services Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Local, Google Navigation, Voice Search, Google Messenger, Chrome
Availability of Google Play Books, Play Movies, Play Music, Play Magazine varies by region.
Connectivity WiFi 5.0GHz a/b/g/n
Bluetooth® v4.0 (LE), NFC(LTE version only)
IR LED (Remote Control)
Sensor Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Gyro, Magnetic
Memory 8GB Internal memory + microSD (up to 64GB)
Dimension 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94mm, 107g
Battery 1,900mAh

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

* Android, Google, Google Maps, and Google Navigation are trademarks of Google Inc.

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