Samsung had released the Galaxy S5 mini in 2014 as a smaller edition of the Galaxy S5 phone. However, the South Korean company did not launch Galaxy S6 mini, Galaxy S7 mini or Galaxy S8 Mini in the recent years. On Friday, a well-known tipster from China had claimed that Samsung is testing the Galaxy S9 mini phone in China. He had also revealed that the model number of the S9 mini is SM-G8750. Now the same model number has been spotted on Geekbench, it seems that the S9 Mini truly exists. The Geekbench listing has revealed some of the key specs of the phone.3
The Geekbench listing of SM-G8750 reveals that it is preinstalled with Android 8.0 Oreo. The Galaxy S9 mini could be the first smartphone from the South Korean company to feature the Snapdragon 660 mobile platform. The SoC is coupled by 4 GB of RAM. In single-core and multi-core tests of Geekbench, the Galaxy S9 mini has respectively scored 1619 and 5955 points.
There is no information available on the other specifications of the Galaxy S9 mini. However, it is speculated to arrive with Infinity Display design like the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.Its display could be sized between 5-inch and 5.5-inch and it may carry support for 18.5:9 aspect ratio like the Galaxy S9 duo. Also, it is unlikely to feature dual camera setup like the S9+.
Currently, there is no information available on the launch date of the Galaxy S9 mini. Since the South Korean company is testing the S9 mini in China, it may arrive with a cheaper price tag to take on the leading smartphones in the mid-range bracket.