Samsung I9190 Galaxy S4 mini

Specifications
Samsung I9190 Galaxy S4 mini
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  • 4.3" 540x960 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 1.5GB RAM Snapdragon 400
  • 1900mAh Li-Ion
Released 2013, July 107g, 8.9mm thickness Android 4.2.2, up to 4.4.2 8GB storage, microSDXC
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Also known as Samsung I9190 Galaxy S IV mini; Samsung I9190 Galaxy S4 mini Duos with dual-SIM card slots

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
  GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - I9192
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - I9190, I9195, I9197, I257M
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - I9195
  LTE 850 / 1800 / 2600 TD-LTE 2300 - I9197
  LTE 700 / 2600 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - I257M
Speed HSPA 42.2(LTE)/21.1(3G)/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2013, May. Released 2013, July
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm (4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 2), plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches, 51.0 cm2 (~66.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~256 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Platform
OS Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to 4.4.2 (KitKat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8930AB Snapdragon 400 (28 nm)
CPU Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300
GPU Adreno 305
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 8GB 1.5GB RAM
 eMMC 4.5
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.6, AF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 1.9 MP
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (GT-I9195, SGH-I257M)
Infrared port Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS/ I257M model with no FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
  Removable Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 300 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 12 h (3G)
Music play Up to 49 h
Misc
Colors White Frost, Black Mist, Blue, Pink, Orange, Purple, Black Edition
Models GT-I9192, GT-I9190, GT-I9195, GT-I9195L, GT-I9197, SGH-I257M, GT-I9195I, SGH-I257, SCH-I435, SHV-E370K, GT-I9192I
SAR 0.89 W/kg (head)     1.38 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.33 W/kg (head)     0.32 W/kg (body)    
Price About 230 EUR
Tests
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.127 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 64dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -93.5dB / Crosstalk -86.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 54h

User opinions and reviews

  • claudio

With LineageOS is perfect! Maybe if you install also the GoogleApps along the custom ROM, then is a little bit slow, but without it is really fast. Even better with the /e/ load (for this model is android 7 nougat) that is degoogled system, mo...

  • Myssi

Can we upgrade this to 4G?

  • Guillaume

I just installed Android 10 (Lineage 17.1) on it as a replacement of my broken S7 and I am very please to rediscover this old and small S4 mini which still rocks. I also found an additional battery to double its lifetime, perfect !

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