Samsung has confirmed that it is working on a mini version of its Galaxy S4 model and that the new device would come with 4G capability, techradar.com reports.
Making the announcement, Samsung unveiled a raft of features that can be expected from its newest device, including a 4.3-inch screen, a 1.7GHz dual-core processor and 1.5GB of RAM. Where storage is concerned, the basic model will offer eight GB of internal storage, whilst there is also a port to bump this up to 64GB by using a microSD.
The device will also come with two cameras, an 8-megapixel one mounted on the rear and another on the front offering 1.9-mexapixels for video calling.
One of the most widely-anticipated features, however, was that the device will accept a 4G sim, which Samsung has now confirmed. The South Korean manufacturer has announced that, whilst it was mindful to keep costs down in order to make the phone more accessible, it would come with 4G LTE capabilities.
Samsung will bring the S4 Mini along to London when it attends a show at the capital on June 20th. It will then be released to the UK market a few weeks later on July 5th, with prices starting at £329.
Commenting on Samsung’s newest device, the vice president of the company’s IT and Mobile Division, Simon Stanford, told zdnet.com: “Demand for the Galaxy S4 has been phenomenal since it launched in April and we hope to build on the success with the Galaxy S4 mini.
“This new handset is the ideal smartphone for anyone who wants a compact device packed with innovation.”