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First Samsung Galaxy S4 mini live photos appear

22 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
First Samsung Galaxy S4 mini live photos appear - read the full textWith the Samsung Galaxy S4 now official, it's time for the rest of the new generation Galaxy devices to start making an appearance. It turns out the first one to break ground is the Galaxy S4 mini. SamMobile has got hold of some live photos of the smartphone, which reveals a design quite...

 

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I still love samsung for the innovation side. I dont really care for the design what I need is a hardcore software and feature because that's what makes life easier. :)

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  • 2013-03-29 11:01
  • MkXA

superb i loked it a lot

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  • 2013-03-27 17:59
  • 2@q1

samsung doesn't have the technologies to make a phone smaller and yet retain the features of S4 and S4's battery life.

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  • 2013-03-27 07:54
  • IaHc

maybe samsung made improvement by making them smaller. but,retina display was in it,lol

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  • 2013-03-26 15:00
  • 6%xr

Whatever the case, Android Jelly Bean is winning and I love it.

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  • 2013-03-26 12:02
  • N7AU

Galaxy SII reborn as S4 mini!

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  • 2013-03-25 16:10
  • IaHa

> In reply to mobydick @ 2013-03-24 02:16 from u7mH - click to readman i just laughed so hard at your comment
did you know that samsung is almost a third of the corean economy, this is to say it can't collapse and certainly not because of a failed phone.
saying that samsung will collapse if s4 fails is like saying that a croissanteri will go bankrupt if half of todays croissants are left unsold.
you just can't imagine how huge is this company.

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  • 2013-03-25 12:01
  • fve7

making a smaller version is not innovation

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  • 2013-03-25 03:40
  • IaHc

Nice

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  • 2013-03-24 23:55
  • fuN1

i really wont be surprised if one now has to hold something as large as a plate/dish close to the ear to make and recieve calls...seems we are getting there

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  • 2013-03-24 23:40
  • fuN1

the only mini phone has retina display.

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  • 2013-03-24 22:13
  • xA1g

Looks like bigger Galaxy Ace 2. I don't like the 16:9 ratio in phones.

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  • 2013-03-24 21:13
  • mNIx

> In reply to ALonZo @ 2013-03-24 13:28 from Bw1r - click to read
in my country

S3 mini price : 305 USD

iphone 5 price : 706 USD

S3 Mini still value for money, lol

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  • 2013-03-24 20:03
  • wHTv

In comparate with Galaxy S4 sreen 5.0 inch the Galaxy mini with 4.3 inch is a good size remenber the galaxy s2 !!! lol hugs from Brasil

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  • 2013-03-24 19:33
  • LkZu

htc ahead of all of them to sure can you see htc's products.

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  • 2013-03-24 18:57
  • 3ZI4

If Sony has the S4 specs or let's say ahead of technology, Sony will become successful and it's a worthy RIval of Apple, Since Sony doesn't bash anything,and they have original design, they don't copy anything,
even Apple says during the court case againts samsung
(while holding an Xperia phone and Lumia)
"Not every smartphone needs to look like an Iphone."
Sony Xperia Designs are incredible don't forget the build material like my Xperia P "aluminum body" structure, while Samsung are better for Specs, but I don't like the design,yet they sold well beacause they're cheaper than Xperia phones, while Xperia Phones are worth the Money no matter how high the price is Just like the Apple Products.

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  • 2013-03-24 17:20
  • t7Wu

> In reply to ALonZo @ 2013-03-24 13:28 from Bw1r - click to readAgreed. Apple are the only manufacturer currently offering high specs with a smaller screen.

The S4 Mini should have quad core and a 720p screen at most for it justify its price.

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  • 2013-03-24 15:39
  • nG8v

Unfortunately we're now in a phone era where big is better and a 4.3" screen is now a mini! But I can understand why it's called a "mini" when it's so called siblings are near tablet sized! We're getting to a point where we will see a 6" screen on Samsung phones, which is getting to the point of ridiculous. A smartPHONE is meant to be a good sized phone, not something that's so big that you may need a laptop case for it!

Seriously I will not get wrapped up in this "big screen is better" fashion. I will go up to 4.5" but no more. The iphone 5 is a great size for a phone and if it was a little wider then that would be my definition of a perfect phone screen size. Once again I emphasise this is phones I am talking about. If I want anything bigger I'd aim for a tablet.

Now as for the Galaxy S4 mini, people who know phone specs will know how much of a rip off the S3 "mini" was specs wise. With the specs of a 3 year old phone, they marketed and initially sold it at a UK price of nearly £400! All because Samsung duped non techie people into thinking it literally was the S3 but smaller. There is nothing stopping Samsung doing the same with the S4. When official specs are released with prices, I would love to see Samsung fans unjustifiably defend their rip off brand.

As for Apple. Since when do iPhones get released at rip off prices? A new iPhone is released with top of the range specs and any independent reviewer will confirm the high end specs match the price. If Apple release a new mid range phone at premium prices (like Samsung do) then people can have a go at them. Reducing the price of an older model is not ripping off.

A Samsung Galaxy S3 mini initially sold at nearly £400. An iPhone 4S selling at £420. Specs wise and every other way, the iphone beats the S3 mini. Yet the price difference is about £30. So which one is better value for money?

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  • 2013-03-24 13:28
  • Bw1r

> In reply to D79. @ 2013-03-24 12:27 from mxn0 - click to readstill a roof tile.htc touch diamond was mini,remember?

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  • 2013-03-24 12:43
  • 05Wq

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