Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini
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The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a solid mid-range device, but you can buy similar phones for less -- or better ones for not much more.
- Solid camera with great video recording
- Overall performance is decent for a mid-range phone
- Easy and comfortable to hold
- Display could be better
- Priced too high for intended audience
- Limited internal storage
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Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini
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- 78AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE15 ReviewsPC Mag70Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Sprint)The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a solid midrange Android smartphone, with a good set of features at an affordable price.CNET70Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini review: Reliable multicarriIts reliable specs and availability on four carriers make the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini an easy-to-find midtier buy, but you should also compare the S4 Mini with its substantial competition.Engadget80The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a solid mid-range deThe Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a solid mid-range device, but you can buy similar phones for less -- or better ones for not much more.CNET70Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini review: Good, 'diet' S4 phoThose looking for a cheaper Galaxy S4 will find it in the S4 Mini, which features the same design and some of its software tweaks. But a higher-than-expected price means this may not be the bargain phone you seek.CNETNot RatedSamsung Galaxy S4 Mini: No midrange slouchThe Galaxy S4 Mini has the ingredients to deliver a very solid smartphone experience at a more affordable price, though the screen quality and battery life could flag compared to the real S4 deal. More serious mobile gamers and camera snobs should stick with the fully-loaded Galaxy S4.Pocket-Lint90Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini reviewWhen it comes down to it The SGS4 Mini is a terrific little phone. Solid battery performance, brilliant sound quality and a really nice form factor make it lovely to use.Android Authority80Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini ReviewJust like the S3 Mini before it, the S4 Mini is a phone for the everyman and everywoman — a phone that despite its nature can go the distance, is refreshingly easy to handle, and, most of all, works.Pocket-LintNot RatedSamsung Galaxy S4 Mini pictures and hands-onIt's a fairly slick experience, but the 1.7GHz dual-core processor lacks the power of top-tier devices. However, you get an 8-megapixel camera on the rear as well as a front-facing 1.9-megapixel camera for those essential selfies, so Samsung hits all the right points.T360Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini reviewThe Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a little frustrating. It has the pieces to make it an affordable alternative to some of the gargantuan top-tier phones, but it falls short of the mark.Digital Versus80Samsung Galaxy S4 MiniThe Galaxy S4 Mini is a huge improvement over the GS3 Mini! With a responsive interface, versatile multimedia functions and longer battery life than the competition, it's almost a slam dunk.Android Central80Review: The Samsung Galaxy S4 MiniOverall, the Galaxy S4 Mini is a competent mid-range smartphone that delivers the core “Galaxy” software experience in a smaller chassis and at a lower price point. But the disappointing screen resolution and tiny internal storage might give buyers reason to wait for HTC’s rival One Mini.TechRadar90Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini reviewThe Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini more than makes a case for itself, with the upgraded software, decent battery life and 4G tech giving the Samsung Galaxy S3 a run for its money.TechRadarNot RatedHands on: Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini reviewAs long as Samsung can keep the price sensible the Galaxy S4 Mini is going to be one of the big contenders in the mid-high end of the market and we'll struggle not to recommend it.V380Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini reviewThe Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a decent mid-range smartphone, and manages to outperform some of its high-end competition.Expert Reviews80Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini reviewThe Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is a perfectly competent mid-range smartphone, and its excellent battery life is definitely a bonus. However, it just doesn’t feel special enough.TrustedReviews80Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini reviewThe Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is the S4 without some of the frills. The specs are good, but not ground-breaking. In terms of the whole package though, it's the among the best 4.3-inch Android smartphones to buy right now.Notebookcheck80Review Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9195 SmartphoneWith the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, the South Korean manufacturer hit a bull's-eye once again. The smartphone is aimed at consumers who are looking for high performance but don't want to carry around a device practically half the size of a tablet.PocketNow80Samsung Galaxy S4 mini ReviewWith the GS4 mini, Samsung has set the bar for mid-ranger, “mini” phones. Let’s not forget that the main rival, HTC, is about the release a One Mini too, later this year, if the rumors turn out to be true. That’s going to be an interesting fight!
- 81AVERAGE USER SCORE7 ReviewsEngadget Reader90September 25, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadgetdavidwalton60December 16, 2014Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80July 22, 2014Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80January 27, 2014Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90December 29, 2013Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80October 29, 2013Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90August 12, 2013Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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