Samsung today officially launched its Galaxy S5 mini smartphone phone in India. The new smartphone will be available on Flipkart starting tomorrow with a price tag of Rs. 26,499.
On announcing the launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 mini, Asim Warsi, V.P, Marketing, Mobile and IT at Samsung India, said:
“The Galaxy S5 mini is yet another manifestation of the philosophy of people inspired innovation that drives Samsung products. This stylish smartphone is the perfect combination of performance and power in a conveniently compact design. Effortlessly smart and intuitively simple, the Galaxy S5 mini empowers your life, helping take care of your well-being.”
Originally announced in July, Samsung Galaxy S5 mini is the mini variant of the company’s Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone. Similar to the flagship, the mini variant features heart rate sensor, fingerprint scanner and IP67 certified built to give high-end experience.
Apart from similarities with the flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5 mini has a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution. There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset under the smartphone which comes along with a 1.4GHz quad-core CPU and 1.5GB of RAM. The smartphone offers 16GB on-board storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 64GB.
The Galaxy S5 mini has an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the rear along with an LED flash and a 2.1-megapixel camera sensor is available on the front. In terms of connectivity, there is Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, Infrared and a microUSB port. The smartphone additionally comes with dual-SIM support to give dual-standby network connectivity.
The smartphone runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system with the latest TouchWiz iteration. Lastly, there is a 2100mAh battery which is expected to give at least a day backup.
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini key specifications:
- 4.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display
- Android 4.4 KitKat OS
- 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
- 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB expandable storage
- 8MP rear camera, 2.1MP front camera
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, Infrared, MicroUSB port
- Dual-SIM support
- 2100mAh battery