The South Korean tech giant Samsung has launched the Galaxy S5 Mini in India today with a price tag of Rs 26,499. The miniature variant of the firm’s flagship smartphone arrives with slightly downgraded specifications, but it carries the feature set of its bigger brother intact.
To provide an insight of specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini that went official in July carries a 4.5 inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor ticking at 1.4 GHz clock speed. This processor is aided by 1.5 GB of RAM that initially came with the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 phablets.
Fueled by Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system topped with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI, the Galaxy S5 Mini comes with a good camera set that includes an 8 MP rear snapper with LED flash for enhanced low light photography and support for FHD 1080p video recording. There is also a 2.1 MP front-facing snapper onboard that should suffice in quality video conferencing and in clicking selfies.
Storage wise, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini bundles 16 GB of internal storage capacity that should be adequate enough to store all the necessary content. However, there is an expansion micro SD card slot on the device that will facilitate in expanding the memory capacity up to 64 GB.
On the connectivity front, this Samsung smartphone has 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC and Infrared LED for smart TV remote functionality. Under the hood, it has a 2,100 mAh battery that can deliver a decent backup to the device.
Besides these aforementioned technical aspects, the Galaxy S5 Mini comes with the IP67 rating for dust and water resistance. Also, there is a finger print scanner and a heart rate sensor on the smartphone as in its bigger kin.
Samsung has released the Galaxy S5 Mini in different color variants such as Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold respectively. The handset is priced at Rs 26,499 and it will be listed for sale exclusively via the e-commerce portal giant Flipkart starting from today.