Samsung has launched the Galaxy S5 Mini in India at an initial price tag of Rs. 26,499 and it is exclusively available through Flipkart starting September 10th. It comes in Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold colours. Originally it was announced back in July 2014. Flipkart has also announced the launch day offers for customers, where 25 lucky customers to get 100 percent cash back in a lucky draw, bundled Sennheiser HD180 headphones worth Rs. 999, and pre-selected e-books worth Rs. 2000.
Commenting on the launch, Asim Warsi, V.P, Marketing, Mobile & IT at Samsung India,
“We at Samsung believe in bringing meaningful innovation to our customers. And the best inspiration for innovation comes from none other than our customers. 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.”
On the specifications front, it features 4.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor which is paired with 1.5GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with TouchWIz UI on top and has 16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 64GB via microSD card.
On the imaging front, it has 8-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording and 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera.
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 3G, HSPA+, dual band Wi-fi, Bluetotoh v4.0, GPS and NFC.
It packs 2100mA battery
It has IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance, Finger Scanner and Heart rate sensor, similar to Samsung Galaxy S5.
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini specifications
|Specifications||Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini|
|Display||4.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels|
|Processor||1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 MSM8228 processor|
|Operating System||Android 4.4.2 KitKat|
|Memory||1.5GB of RAM, 16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 64GB via microSD card|
|Camera||8MP rear-camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording and 2.1MP front-facing camera|
|Dimensions||131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm|
|Connectivity||2G HSPA+, dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC|