Samsung today announced Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, a powerful yet compact version of Samsung's bestselling smartphone, the Galaxy S4. The Galaxy S4 mini delivers the superior performance, intuitive ease-of-use and sleek design of the Galaxy S4 in a highly portable, chic and compact design, making it an ideal companion for everyday life. With a 4.3" qHD Super AMOLED display, 107g light weight and compact design, the Galaxy S4 mini is easy to carry and operate with one hand. Though compact, the Galaxy S4 mini also boasts powerful performance, equipped with a 1.7 GHz dual core processor that allows users to quickly and easily perform data intensive tasks.
The Galaxy S4 mini supports many intuitive features and services provided by the Galaxy S4, designed enhance every facet of life; for instance the 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9 megapixel HD front-facing camera. Special features such as Sound&Shot, which uniquely stores sound and voice together as pictures are taken, and Panorama Shot, which allows users to photograph the full view of their surroundings, ensure no memory is lost. Receive travel assistance and information service through the preloaded S Travel application, which can also recommend future trips and provide a guide along the way. Users can also automatically arrange photos in a smart format with the Story Album function. Photos taken by Galaxy S4 mini are automatically gathered and saved according to the user's timeline, geo-tagging information, or a specific event to create a photo album.
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini allows users to share and build true connections. Users can simultaneously listen to
the same music and play the games together with friends using Group Play feature, and chat with multiple friends
and add animations, voice and video recordings to messages using ChatON.
The GALAXYS4 mini makes international travel easy with S Translator, which provides instant text or voice translation at E-Mail, text message or ChatON. Samsung Hub provides a single entry for Samsung contents and services, making it incredibly easy and convenient to use. Users can browse through a variety of content across services including music, video, books, games and learning content as well as purchase and manage contents easily, from a single Samsung Account. Samsung Hub features an intergraded search when users browse a keyword, the results will show related content from all of the services at once. Users can also control their TVs through WatchON's IR remote which transforms the Galaxy S4 mini into a remote to control the user's TVs, set-top box and DVD player. Through WatchON, The Galaxy S4 mini also offers a broad selection of entertainment content
including live TV, cable TV and video on demand based on the rich information provided EPG (Electronic Program Guide). Samsung Link also enables users to share content across multiple Samsung digital devices.
The Galaxy S4 mini empowers users by keeping them up-to-date with personal health and well-being details. Downloadable from Samsung Apps, S Health enables users to monitor caloric balance and health condition. S Health accessories can also help users calculate daily steps, monitor sleeping patterns, calculate weight and get real-time heart monitoring. To further protect users' wellbeing, Adapt Display provides an optimal viewing experience customized for each type of application, and Adapt Sound offers an optimal level and type of sound, personalized for each user.
The Galaxy S4 mini will be available in two colors, White Frost and Black Mist. Commercial availability of the Galaxy S4 mini supporting either 4G LTE, or 3G HSPA＋ or 3G Dual SIM, will be determined by market.
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