Recently, Samsung canceled the Android 5.0 Lollipop Update for the original Galaxy S4 mini. Today, the company has just released a new variant called Samsung Galaxy S4 mini plus (GT-I9195I). It improves on the chipset, while keeping everything else pretty much the same. This variant will get updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop later this year.
The I9195I Galaxy S4 mini plus features a 4.3" Super AMOLED qHD screen and runs on the Snapdragon 410 chip with a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Adreno 306 GPU and 1.5GB of RAM. Besides the power boost everything else stays the same the 8MP camera with 1080p video recording, a 1,900 mAh battery and Android 4.4 KitKat pre-installed.
The device is currently available for sale in many EU countries, including Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Romania and Bulgaria. The Galaxy S4 mini plus (aka S4 mini VE) is priced at €239, but we were able to find it on as low as €190.