If there was anything certain after the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4, it was the imminent arrival of a mini version. The question wasn't whether or when - the Galaxy S4 mini is drafting even closer behind the flagship than its predecessor did last season. It was how much - as in how much smaller and how much cheaper. The Galaxy S4 mini will skip the top-of the-line Exynos 5 Octa and Snapdragon 600, settling for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset with 1.7GHz dual Krait cores. Body and Display:
The dimensions of the phone are 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm. It weighs about 107 grams. The phone has a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. Capacitive touch screens work by recognizing the electrical properties of the human body instead of pressure. But capacitive touch screens are more sensitive than resistive touch screens.
The screen size is 4.3 inches with approximately 256 ppi pixel density. The screen resolution of the phone is 540 x 960 pixels. The touchscreen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
It has multitouch feature also. Multitouch refers to the ability of a touch sensing surface to recognize the presence of two or more points of contact with the touch sensing surface. The constant tracking of the multiple points allows the mobile phone interface to recognize gestures, which enable advanced functionality such as pinch-to-zoom. Memory:
The phone has a microSD card slot. The external memory can be extended up to 64GB. The internal memory of the phone is also good. It comes with 8GB internal memory. But only 5GB is user available. The phone has an impressive Random Access Memory of 1.5GB. Connectivity:
Samsung I9190 Galaxy S4 mini utilizes both EDGE and GPRS technologies in order to connect to cellular networks. Wi-Fi is also available. It has the facility of Bluetooth connection and micro USB which help to connect with other hardware devices directly or indirectly. IR port is available. But NFC is available in only GT-I9195 model.Camera:
This phone has a 8 megapixel primary camera. The features of the camera include autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama etc. There is a 1.9 MP secondary camera on the front to make video calls.Features: OS:
OS is an infrastructure operating component of a smartphone. It is the vital component of a smartphone as it controls all the basic operations of a smartphone. This phone comes with Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean).CPU, Chipset and GPU:
This phone uses a Dual Core Krait CPU. The CPU is clocked at 1.7 GHz. The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. The phone comes with Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 Chipset. The GPU of the phone is Adreno 305.Sensors, Radio, GPS and Java:
The phone has sensors like Accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass etc. GPS is also available with A-GPS Support and GLONASS. Global Positioning System is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather, anywhere on or near the Earth, where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. The phone has Stereo FM radio with RDS. Java is available with Java MIDP emulator. Key Features:
The model is available in only two colours - White Frost, Black Mist. It supports microSIM card. The key features of the phone include SNS integration, MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player, Organizer, Image/video editor, Document viewer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype) etc.Battery:
The phone is powered by standard Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery. The stand by time is up to 300 hours and the talktime is up to 12 hours.Market Status:
This phone was announced on May, 2013. It was released on July, 2013.