Galaxy S5 Mini

Samsung has commenced sales of the Galaxy S5 Mini in India, with retailer Flipkart getting exclusive rights to sell the handset in the country for Rs. 26,499 ($435).

The retailer is offering the Galaxy S5 Mini in four color variants — black, blue, gold and white — and is throwing in a Sennheiser HD180 with every purchase. Customers will also receive free ebooks worth Rs. 2,000 ($32) for free.

In terms of specs, you're looking at a 4.5-inch 720p display, 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos 3 Quad 3470 SoC, 1.5 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, microSD up to 64 GB, 8 MP camera at the back, 2.1 MP shooter at the front, 3G connectivity along with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0 and a 2,100 mAh battery. The Galaxy S5 Mini also features a fingerprint scanner and a heart rate sensor, and is certified IP67 for dust and water resistance. On the software side of things, the device features the latest TouchWiz user interface on a foundation of Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

Indian readers, are you interested in the Galaxy S5 Mini? For the price, what mobiles do you think offer better value for money? Let us know in the comments below.