Galaxy S4 Mini may sport dual-core Snapdragon 400 chip

Leaked specs allegedly for the S4 Mini point to a Snapdragon 400 processor, 1.5GB of RAM, and an 8-megapixel camera in the back.

Samsung's Galaxy S4
Samsung's Galaxy S4. Sarah Tew/CNET

The Galaxy S4 Mini won't be quite as beefy as its bigger brother, at least according to alleged specs leaked online.

Benchmark results reportedly obtained by German blog site All About Samsung show the Mini powered by Qualcomm's dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor. Outfitted with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the phone will offer a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display. The Mini will also come with 1.5GB of memory, an 8-megapixel camera in the back, and a 2.1-megapixel camera in the front.

In comparison, Samsung's 5-inch Galaxy S4 is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, offers 2GB of memory, and includes a 13-megapixel rear camera.

Assuming the information is accurate, the downgraded specs shouldn't come as a surprise. The Galaxy S3 Mini packs less power than the full-sized Galaxy S3. Samsung has so far been tight-lipped about the S4 Mini but could unveil the smaller phone at a launch event on June 20.

(Via Engadget)

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