Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

price N/A launch Sep, 2014

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 3 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Light, and well built
  • IP67 certified dust and water-resistant body
  • Excellent display - bright, rich and colourful
  • Android interface with useful add-ons from Samsung
  • Smooth, slick performance
  • Good camera
  • Excellent battery life, and handy power-saving modes
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Heart rate sensor, and fingerprint readers are hit-and-miss

3 expert review(s)


video review

source: @geekyranjit
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 326 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Heart Rate
  • Geomagnetic
  • Hall
  • Gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Light
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.4 GHz, Quad Core
RAM1.5 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2100 mAh
Dimensions
Thickness9.1 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
Secondary Camera2.1 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
More
  • Dust & Water resistant
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • IR Blaster (Universal Remote Control)
  • WiFi Direct
  • S Voice
  • Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.15/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys