Samsung has the tradition of releasing mini version to its best selling smartphones. Now Samsung is about to release Samsung Galaxy S5 mini, the mini version of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy S5. Last year Samsung also released Galaxy S4 mini, the mini version for Samsung Galaxy S4.
According to the statement from the Samsung Newzealand’s official website, Galaxy S5 mini is going to feature Water resistant body. This is one of the rare occasion that manufacturer has revealed the features and confirmed the existence of the unannounced product.
Samsung new flagship Galaxy S5 and its last year release Galaxy S4 Active has IP67 certifications. It means that these two devices can withstand when being submerged in to 1 meter deep water for a maximum of 30 minutes.
Samsung Newzealand has written on its company website that, “submersion of Samsung Galaxy S5, S4 Active and S5 mini in 1 meter deep water for 30 minutes may result in void of warranty”. This statement from Samsung reveals that Galaxy S5 is water resistance and dust resistance as well.
Earlier this month some of the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini specification leaked online. Galaxy S5 mini features a 4.5 inch 720 p super AMOLED HD display. It is to be powered by 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat Operating System. It is expected that it packs a 1.5 GB RAM along with 16 GB internal storage with micro SD card support. It features 8 MP rear camera and 2 MP rear camera.
Still there is no official word about the specifications, availability and pricing details and we will go to know about the full details when the phone goes official. According to the reports, Samsung is also working on Samsung Galaxy K Zoom, the camera centric variant of Samsung Galaxy S5 and also on a premium version with the metallic body.