Samsung to Announce Galaxy S4 Mini This Week

Samsung is expected to announce the release of the Galaxy S4 Mini sometime this week.

The company will launch the smaller version of the smartphone soon, according to a report from Unwired View.

The device could go on sale starting late May or early June and will come in two different colors: black and white. Pricing information is not yet available for the handset.

The Galaxy S4 Mini is also expected to come in three memory capacities: 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB versions. The device will support microSD cards up to 32GB, according to a report from

Specifications for the device include an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch-focus, and face detection. The smaller version of the flagship is expected to launch shortly the regular version, which drops in April.

Other rumored specs for the handset include a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD 960 x 540 display with a pixel density of 256 ppi. It will also come with a 1.6GHz dual-core processor and will run Android 4.2.2, JellyBean, according to a report from SamMobile.

The Galaxy S4 was finally unveiled by Samsung last month at the company's Mobile "Unpacked" event in New York City.

Many of the rumored specifications were dead on, including the 5-inch display with 441 ppi. However, rumors of Samsung switching to LCD were incorrect, as the device still packs a Super AMOLED.

The Galaxy S4 will come in two colors at launch: Black Mist and White Frost. It also has LTE and HSPA+ connectivity.

Various tech outlets were correct in predicting that Samsung would launch the Galaxy S4 with two different processors. The device will with feature the new 1.6GHz Exynos Octa-core chip or 1.9GHz quad-core Qualcomm, depending on the market.