Samsung may be looking to launch a new line of devices in the Dx series, as a Samsung UK listing revealed that the Galaxy S5 mini could be called the Galaxy S5 Dx. Samsung has similarly spun off the camera-centric version of the Galaxy S5 into the Galaxy K Zoom, so it is feasible that the South Korean manufacturer might be looking to do the same with the mini variant of the Galaxy S5. The move would serve to create a more consistent branding and not confuse consumers, as it has been revealed that a Galaxy S5 Neo might also be in the works.
The image, which was leaked by @evleaks, reveals a listing for the SM-G800, which is the model number for the Galaxy S5 mini. The Galaxy S5 mini is rumoured to be a mid-range offering, much like last year's Galaxy S4 mini. However, this year's model is said to feature slightly better hardware in the form of a 4.5-inch 720p display, 1.5 GB RAM, 16 GB storage, 8MP camera, 2MP front-facing shooter and a 2,100 mAh battery.
The device is said to run Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box and feature Samsung's redesigned TouchWiz user interface that was first seen on the Galaxy S5. From the leaked image, we can also make out that the Galaxy S5 Dx will not feature a heart rate sensor, and that it will be available in more color variations.
There isn't any additional information to corroborate the claim that Samsung will actually launch the device under the Galaxy S5 Dx moniker, but the listing on its official site indicates that an official launch is not far away. As always, we do recommend taking this with some grains of salt, however.
Source: @evleaks, Via: SamMobile
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