Posted Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 12:30 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The compact version of Samsung's flagship smartphone is heading to AT&T.
AT&T has announced plans to begin offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini. The device will be available through the mobile carrier starting March 20.
The Galaxy S5 mini features a 4.5-inch 720p AMOLED display. Under the hood, the device is powered by a Quad Core 1.4 GHz processor and 1.5GB of RAM running Android 4.4. An 8MP rear camera and a 2.1MP front camera are also included. Likewise, the phone offers 16GB of storage, a microSD slot, and a 2,100mAh battery. Finally, many features found in the full size model are integrated as well, including IP67 certification, Ultra Power Saving Mode, a heart rate monitor, fingerprint scanner, and connectivity with the latest Samsung wearable devices.
AT&T will begin selling the Galaxy S5 mini for $100 with a standard two-year contract. Likewise, customers can also purchase the smartphone for $429 with no annual commitment, or through AT&T's $0 down Next plan at $14.30 per month on Next 24, $17.88 per month on Next 18 or $21.48 per month on Next 12. The Galaxy S5 mini is also being offered through US Cellular. Meanwhile, Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone is due to launch next month.
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