galaxy-s4-mini-euIt was yesterday when we brought you word that there is a very real possibility of South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has plans to introduce the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 mini with dual mode LTE sometime in Q3 2013. Well, what we saw in the news here would be Samsung being at the forefront of technological advancements yet again, having announced the world’s first commercial devices capable of TDD-LTE (Time-Division Duplex) and FDD-LTE (Frequency Division Duplex) seamless handover technology. Samsung has plans to roll out TDD/FDD Dual Mode LTE versions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini which will enable continuous and seamless voice and data communications never mind that the devices switch between two different types of LTE networks.

Most of the global LTE market will be based on FDD-LTE technology, while TDD-LTE happens to be an alternative LTE technology that is tipped to see an increased rate of adoption in the US, China, Australia, Middle East, Northern and Eastern Europe, and Southwest Asia. Hence, it makes perfect sense to have a seamless handover between FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE networks for future smartphones, so why not start with their flagship and a gimped down version of the flagship? It is, after all, good business sense to ride a potential wave. [Press Release]

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Key SpecsGalaxy S4 miniGalaxy S4
Display Diagonal4.3"5"
Processor/Soc NameMSM8930 Snapdragon 400, 2-core, 1.7 GHzExynos 5 Octa 5410, 8-core, quad-core 1.6 & quad-core 1.2 GHz
Street Price (Approx)~ $290
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Max. Total Storage Capacity72 GB128 GB
Megapixels8 MP13 MP
Battery Capacity (mAh)1900 mAh2600 mAh
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