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Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 passes through the FCC, likely to be unveiled at the MWC

February 14, 2012 | by Adrian Diaconescu

Android Phones, Rumors, Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2

The first few details surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 low-end smartphone have popped up all over the Internet yesterday, along with a couple of leaked pics. Today we have a further development on the subject, with the Galaxy Mini 2 supposedly hitting FCC.

According to WirelessGoodness.com, the Galaxy Mini S5570’s successor has been approved for GSM 850 and 1900 support, as well as for WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC. On the other hand, the smartphone will most likely not feature 3G (4G is out of the question as well, of course), as it didn’t get approval for any WDCMA bands.

The Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 S6500, also known as the Samsung Jena, has not been officially confirmed by anyone at the Korean electronics giant, but it seems more and more likely that we’ll catch a glimpse of this smartphone sooner rather than later.

Our best guess at the moment is that the 3.3-incher will be on display in Barcelona later this month, at the annual MWC event, but we could be mistaken. However, I personally can’t say that I’m very eager to see this gadget in action, considering its not-so-great looks and its pretty poor tech specs and features.

For those of you who haven’t heard the rumors yesterday, the Galaxy Mini 2 should feature a single-core 800 MHz processor, a 3-megapixel camera and only 3 GB of internal storage space. The 3.3-incher should also sport a HVGA TFT screen with 480 x 320 pixels resolution and will most definitely run Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Sure, the future Samsung smartphone is set to be pretty sleek and slim and might draw the attention with its portability, especially nowadays when gadgets like this seem to only target people who like carrying ‘’monsters’’ in their pockets, but if you are looking for decent speed or power, the Galaxy Mini 2 won’t be your ideal choice.