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Galaxy S4 Mini (AT&T) edit
Carrier
Type AT&T
Provides who the cell phone carrier is for this model of phone.
Color
Color Black, Pink
Choice of colors (exterior design) that a model is currently available in.
Processor
Processor Speed, Type Dual-Core 1.7 GHzGHz
Display
Main Display Resolution 960 x 540 pixelspixels
Main Display Size 4.27"
Main Display Technology qHD AMOLED
Camera
Camera resolution (Front) 1.9MP
Camera resolution (Rear) 8MP
Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.
Digital Optical Zoom 4x
Features Auto Focus; Geo-Tagging; HD Playback; HD Recording; LED Flash; Online Image Uploading; Photo Editing; Sharing Capabilities: Add to Dropbox, Bluetooth, Email, Flipboard, Gmail, Google+, Group play, Hangouts, Messaging, Picasa, S Memo, Wi-Fi Direct; Shot Modes: Effects, ISO, Scene Mode, Shooting Mode, White Balance; TV/Video-Out; Video; Video Editing; Zero Shutter Lag
Memory
Internal Memory 1.5GB RAM, 16GB ROM (Portion of memory occupied by existing content) GB
User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.
Available Memory up to 64 GB
Hardware device or memory card that connects to a phone for the purpose of receiving and storing data.
Network
Frequencies and Data Type LTE Bands: 4, 17, 2, 5; GSM Bands: 850, 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS Bands: 850, 1900, 2100
The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider.
SAR value - Head (W/kg) http://www.samsung.com/sar W/kg, http://www.samsung.com/sar W/kg
SAR stands for Specific Absorption Rate which is the unit of measurement for the amount of RF energy absorbed by the head when using a mobile phone.
SAR value - Body Worn (W/kg) http://www.samsung.com/sar W/kg, http://www.samsung.com/sar W/kg
SAR stands for Specific Absorption Rate which is the unit of measurement for the amount of RF energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone.
OS
OS Android™ KitKat
Form Factor
Form Factor Bar, Touchscreen
Size
Weight 3.8oz
Product Dimensions (inches) 4.90" x 2.41" x 0.35""
Height, width and depth of the phone, measured in inches (in.).
Battery
Battery, Standby 3G: up to 420hrs; 4G: up to 340hrs* hrs
Amount of time available in Sleep mode in which a phone's display is inactive to save power, but not totally shut down. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Battery, Talk Time up to 14 hrs*hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Battery Type and Size 3.8 V, Lithium Ion, 1900 mAhV, mAh
Music Play Time up to 40hrs*hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Video Play Time up to 10hrs*hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Internet Use Time 3G: up to 8hrs; 4G: up to 9hrs; Wi-Fi: up to 11 hrs* hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Audio
Features Audio Streaming; Compatible Music Files: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID; MP3/MP4/Music Tones; Music Player; Ringtones; Polyphonic 64-note, Audio Streaming; Compatible Music Files: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID; MP3/MP4/Music Tones; Music Player; Ringtones; Polyphonic 64-note
Video
Features Compatible Video Files: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM; Video Player; Video Streaming
Key Features
GPS Navigation Yes
Business/Enterprise Yes
Premium Camera Yes
NFC Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
Enabled for 4G LTE Yes
HD Display Yes
Wireless Charging Capability Yes
Samsung Pay Yes
Water-resistant Yes
Water-resistant and dustproof based on IP67 Rating, which tests submersion up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof.
Advanced Camera Yes
Expandable Memory Yes
Category
Type Galaxy S
User Interface
Features Geomagnetic; Samsung Traditional UI; TouchWiz®; Widgets
Fun & Entertainment
Features Downloadable Content; IR Remote Control; S Translator; S Voice™; Samsung Widget Gallery; Live Wallpapers; WatchON™
Business & Office
Features Enterprise-Ready; Corporate E-mail/Calendar/Contacts; Microsoft® Office-compatible; Mobile Device Management; On-Device Encryption (ODE); Virtual Private Network
Communication Features
Features Email; Picture Messaging; Text Messaging; Video Messaging
Calling Functions
Features Airline Mode; Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC); Multitasking; Picture Caller ID; Speakerphone; Text-to-Speech; TTY; Visual Voicemail; Voicemail; Voice Recognition
Software Version - Galaxy S4 Mini (AT&T)
Update History 11/09/2015

Version Date Released Description
I257UCU2BOI4 11/9/2015

Update Summary

  • QCom Security patch
  • VoLTE fixes
I257UCU2BNK1 12/16/2014

Update Summary

AT&T released a software update for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini (I257) on December 16, 2014. The update is available to customers to download via Firmware Over The Air (FOTA). Wi-Fi is required for the update, and depending on the customer's current Android version the file size is 102MB-595MB.

VOLTE Software Update Includes

  • VoLTE inter-op call hold
  • SIM less 911 Dialing update
  • ISIM SQN re-sync for VoLTE reregistration
  • v4v6 for IMS PDN while roaming

User-Initiated Software Update

  1. Ensure the Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini (I257) is sufficiently charged.
  2. Connect to Wi-Fi.
  3. Access Settings.
  4. From the More tab, tap About device.
  5. Tap Software Update and follow subsequent prompts.

Verifying the update

  1. Access Settings.
  2. From the More tab, tap About device.
  3. The following information will be displayed:

    NOTE: Tap Status for additional information.
    • Software Version: 4.4.2 (KitKat)
    • Baseband Version: I257UCU2BNK1
    • Kernel Version: 3.4.0-1928217
    • Build#: KOT49H.I257UCU2BNK1
I257UCU2BNG4 08/14/2014
  • Update to Android version 4.4.2, KitKat
I257UCUAML2 -
  • Initial Release

Find the Software Version 11/09/2015

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Scroll to and touch About phone.
  4. Compare the Baseband version on your mobile device to the list below.

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Turning On the Developer Options Menu on Your Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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What is the Software Version on my Galaxy S4 mini?

Update History Version Date Released Description I257UCU2BOI4 11/9/2015 Update Summary QCom Security patch VoLTE fixes I257UCU2BNK1 12/16/2014 Update Summary AT&T released a...

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How do I install or remove the battery and battery cover for my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini?

Charging the Battery You must fully charge the battery before using your device for the first time. A discharged battery can fully recharge in about four hours. Your device is...

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