Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is obviously a small version of Samsung Galaxy S4. There are many series of SGS4 mini depend on regional market and carrier. Some of them globally generic and unlocked which mean can be used for multi mobile provider as long as has the same data network frequency (GSM or CDMA) and many of them are bundled with the carrier.
Special for the US region, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini came along with some of US Carrier. Two of them belong to Verizon Wireless (SCH-I435) and U.S. Cellular (SCH-R890) Mobile Carrier. This phone is absolutely an Android mobile phone. It’s has 4.3″ display size (diagonally measured. The display of this phone uses the Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen with qHD resolution.
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-I435 / SCH-R890 User Manual: Tutorial Remove Back Cover, Insert SIM & Memory Card (for US Cellular and Verizon Wireless)
Almost Android Smartphone by Samsung named under Galaxy Series, has similar step on how to remove the back cover (casing) of the phone, inserting the SIM and Memory, and also installing the battery to the phone. These similarity also goes to Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-I435 (and SCH-R890).
From the back side view (rear panel upward), on the left-upper-side of the SGS4 mini, there is a small gap between cover and the body of the device. Starting from this point, use your finger nail to pull up the cover until the cover detached, then lift the cover off the phone completely.
On the floor of the battery compartment, you can see two slot in there. On the left side belong to 4G LTE SIM Card (Verizon) and the right side belong to microSD memory card. To insert the SIM Card you just need to make sure that the SIM card gold-colored contacts facing down, the cut edge corner on the bottom (outside) then slide the card into to slot correctly.
For inserting the microSD card, you can do the same steps as SIM Card ways. Face down the gold-metal face, then slide and push the memory to its slot. And finally, you can place the cover back to the phone body. and Press donw the sides of the back casing until it clicks (secure seal). Done.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-I435 / SCH-R890 Specifications (for US Cellular and Verizon Wireless)
For small version of Galaxy S4, this SGS4 mini is not a truly small phone in term of the dimension size. The SCH-I435 so do the SCH-R890 has specifically 4.27″ display size in which it’s almost the same as SGS2 display screen, and has 960 x 540 pixels resolution. It has 2.41 x 4.9 x 0.35 inches dimension body size (W x H x D) and has 3.8 ounces weight.
Samsung Galaxy S4 min runs on dual-core 1.7GHz Krait processor (CPU) with special 1.5GB RAM internal memory and 16GB ROM. For the chipset, samsung decided to use the Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon series and for the GPU this SGS4 mini is intalled with Adreno 305.
There are of course quite of sensors that installed on this Galaxy S4 mini to give the device as a totally touch-bar smartphone. These are including the Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, light sensors. Special for additional expandable slot, the SCH-I435 and SCH-R890 are ready up to 64GB microSD external memory card.
For the Camera, it uses 1.9MP on the front and 8 Megapixel camera for the rear camera along with LED Flash, auto focus, geo-tagging, touch-focus, face detection and Full HD video recording 1080p@30fps.
Along with Verizon Wireless, the device support 4G LTE, EvDo Rev. A for its data network technology. Under 4G network, you can use the phone for talk time up to 14 hours. It’s quite long for talk time. This can be done due to the device uses Lithium ion battery with 1900mAh capacity. There are Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, USB, and also NFC too for alternative connectivity services.
Table of Contents of Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-I435 / SCH-R890 User Manual
Understanding Your Phone
Contacts and Accounts
Google Play Music
Play Movies and TV
Using the Camera
Editing a Photo
Using the Camcorder,
Health and Safety Information
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-I435 / SCH-R890 User Manual: Keys Part, Hard Reset and PDF Download (for US Cellular and Verizon Wireless)
Of course, there are a lot of more tutorial available on the User Manual / User Guide of Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. These including the tutorial to pair the bluetooth, using the USB, charging the phone, use the touchscreen and else.
For the picture that we embedded above, it’s the picture of SGS4 keys and parts overview. In which by this image you can learn the phone function and layout.
- Download Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-I435 for Verizon Wireless | Language: English | Page: 229 | PDF Size: 6.11MB
- Download Samsung Galaxy S4 mini SCH-R890 for US Cellular | Language: English | Page: 194 | PDF Size: 5.17MB