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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
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Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4
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HTC One

HTC One
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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Price $287 to $299 at 3 stores $499 at 1 store $402 at 1 store $299 to $729 at 4 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.8 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews 3.5 stars out of 184 reviews 4.5 stars out of 135 reviews 3.5 stars out of 50 reviews
Release date November 08, 2013 March 05, 2013 April 19, 2013 August 28, 2013
The Bottom Line Its reliable specs and availability on four carriers make the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini an easy-to-find midtier buy, but you should also compare the S4 Mini with its substantial competition. Its laundry list of features require time and effort to truly master, but the Galaxy S4 is the top choice for anyone looking for a big-screen, do-everything smartphone. A few quibbles notwithstanding, the powerhouse HTC One is a beautifully crafted, near-ideal smartphone. Though its plastic skin doesn't do its high price justice, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 makes the most compelling case yet for a supersize phone.

Basic specs

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Specific absorption rate (SAR) 1.08 W/Kg
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Cellular technology WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
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Weight 3.88 oz
4.6 oz
5.04 oz
5.9 oz
Wireless Interface Bluetooth 4.0
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
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Service Provider Info unavailable T-Mobile
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Band / mode WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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