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August 1, 2014

Samsung announced that customers in the UK will be able to buy the Galaxy S5 mini

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The Samsung S5 mini comes kitted-out with a 4.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, the Galaxy S5 mini delivers powerful performance in a stylish, compact design. Like the Galaxy S5, the Galaxy S5 mini features a unique perforated pattern on the back cover creating a sleek look, along with a premium, soft touch grip. The Galaxy S5 mini also lets you enjoy some of the great features of the flagship Galaxy S5 including IP67 certification, Ultra Power Saving Mode, a heart rate monitor, fingerprint scanner, and connectivity with the latest Samsung wearable devices.

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The Galaxy S5 mini comes equipped with a powerful Quad Core 1.4 GHz processor and 1.5GB RAM for seamless multi-tasking, faster webpage loading, softer UI transition, and quick power up. The high-resolution 8MP camera delivers crisp and clear photos and videos, while the Galaxy S5 mini’s support of LTE Category 4 means you can enjoy ultra-fast downloads of your favourite movies and games while you’re on-the-go.

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The Galaxy mini S5, from selected online and high street retailers, including Samsung Experience Stores and Carphone Warehouse, from Thursday 7th August. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Product Specifications:

Network LTE Category4 : 150 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL

HSDPA 42.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps

Display 4.5” HD (720 x 1280) Super AMOLED
AP Quad Core 1.4 GHz
OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera Main (Rear): 8.0 MP AF with LED Flash

Sub (Front): 2.1MP (FHD)

Camera Features Shot & More, Virtual Tour Shot, S Studio
Video FHD@30fps

Video Codec: H.263, H264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8

Video Format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

Audio Audio Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/ AAC+/ eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC


Value-Added Features IP67 Dust and Water Resistant
Ultra Power Saving mode
S Health
Private Mode/Kids Mode
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC (LTE ver. only), Bluetooth® v4.0 LE, USB 2.0, A-GPS + GLONASS, IR Remote
Sensor Accelerometer, Digital compass, Gyro, Proximity, Hall, Ambient light, Fingerprint, Heart rate sensor
Memory* 1.5 GB RAM + 16GB Internal memory

microSD Slot (up to 64 GB)

* Memory options may be varied by product model or available regions

Dimension 131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1mm, 120g
Battery 2,100mAh

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Dave Thornton

Senior Editor

Senior Editor
Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini