Late August, Flipkart teased the upcoming exclusive availability of the Galaxy S5 Mini Duos in India. Now, Samsung has launched the smartphone for the Indian market with a price tag of Rs 26,499. It has been confirmed by the vendor that the Galaxy S5 miniature will be going on sale from today via Flipkart. It also has to be noted that the South Korean tech giant has listed the handset on its official online India store as well.
In terms of specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini arrives with a 4.5 inch HD Super AMOLED display that carries a screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Under the hood, the handset houses a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor that ticks at 1.4 GHz clock speed. This processor is supplemented with 1.5 GB of RAM that should be capable of handling multi-tasking efficiently.
The Samsung smartphone is based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system out-of-the-box and it bundles 16 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded externally by 64 GB using a micro SD card.
Detailing on the imaging hardware, the Galaxy S5 miniature comes with an 8 MP primary camera that is coupled with auto focus and LED flash for an enhanced low light performance. The handset uses a 2.1 MP front-facing selfie camera for making video calls and clicking self portrait shots.
The Galaxy S5 Mini is packed with connectivity features such as Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS with A-GPS, 3G and IR remote. Under the hood is a 2,100 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode that should be capable of pumping a decent backup to the smartphone.
Likewise its bigger brother, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini arrives with IP67 rating that makes it resistant to water and dust. Also, it has a heart rate sensor and a fingerprint scanner onboard.
|Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
|4.5 inch, HD
|1.4 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 400
|16 GB, Expandable up to 64 GB
|Android 4.4.2 KitKat
|8 MP/ 2.1 MP