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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (SGH-I257). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini / SGH-I257

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (SGH-I257) smartphone released in 2015. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini runs on Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery. It features a 4.3 inches AMOLED display with 540 x 960 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (SGH-I257) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy S4 Mini
Type
SGH-I257
Launch
2015

Body

Weight
107 g
Dimensions
124.6 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm
Colors
black
blue
orange
pink
purple
white
SIM type
Micro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini runs on Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but the Galaxy S4 Mini's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
CPU
Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300
GPU
Adreno 305

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 4.3 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
4.3 inches
Resolution
540 x 960 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (1.5 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
1.5 GB
Internal storage
8 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
1.9 MP
Rear camera
8 MP
3264 x 2448 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Galaxy S4 Mini is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy S4 Mini comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
yes, with RDS
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 1900 mAh

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Galaxy S4 Mini has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
gyroscope
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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