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Samsung Testing Galaxy S5 mini, S5 active and Other Phone to Launch Soon in India

Samsung is expected to launch Galaxy S5 Mini (SM-G800H) and Galaxy S5 Active (SM G870E) soon in India. The test units of both the devices along with some other new Samsung Phones have already reached India and we can expect the retail devices to be available soon as well.


According to fresh leaks, Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will have the same perforated back case and will encase a 4.5 inch display featuring 1280 x 720 pixel resolution. The chipset used is 1.5 GHz Exynos 3 quad core backed by 1.5 GB RAM, Mali 400 MP4 GPU and 16 GB expandable storage.


The Mini variant will have an 8 MP rear shooter coupled with a 2 MP front camera for video calling. Other features include IR blaster (smart TV remote control feature), Ultra Power Saving Mode, Private Mode, Kids Mode and a 2100 mAh battery.

We are more excited to see Galaxy S5 Active, is the toughened S5 with IP67 certification. The phone is shock proof, water proof (3 meters up to 30 minutes) and dust proof. On the inside, samsung has provided with all high end specs that we have seen on Galaxy S5.


The super AMOLED display is 5.1 inches in size and features 1080p Full HD resolution. The phone employs Snapdragon 801 quad core beast ticking at 2.5 GHz and aided with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. Imaging hardware includes 16 MP rear sensor and a 2 MP front camera. All hardware powered by a 2800 mAh battery.

Besides these two phones, Samsung is also testing several other mid range and budget Android smartphones in India with display size varying between 3.5 Inch and 4.7 Inch. We can expect the official release of some of these phones by next month.

Key Specs

Model Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini SM-G800H Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870A
Display 4.5 inch, qHD 5.1 inch, Full HD
Processor 1.5 GHz Exynos Quad Core 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801 Quad Core
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable 16 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.4 KitKat Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera 8 MP/ 2 MP 16 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 2,100 mAh 2,800 mAh
Price To be Announced To be Announced

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