Samsung launches Core Mini 4G LTE smartphone

Samsung has launched the new Samsung Core Mini 4G LTE smartphone and the Samsung SMV101F, a multi mode mobile hotspot.

Samsung Core Mini 4G LTE is powered by Marvell’s field-proven multi-mode 4G LTE communication processor, the ARMADA Mobile PXA1920 whereas Samsung SMV101F mobile hotspot is powered by  Marvell ARMADA Mobile PXA1802.

The single SIM Samsung Galaxy Core Mini 4G  runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. It features a 4.3-inch TFT display with a WVGA (480×800 pixels) resolution.

Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell said “I am very proud of Samsung’s leadership in delivering breakthrough products and providing seamless and affordable 4G LTE broadband access to global consumers, enabling the ‘Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle.’ We are thankful for the hard work and dedication of the Samsung and Marvell engineering teams to the high-tech industry and furthering the mass market adoption of 4G LTE.”


Samsung choosed Marvell’s award-winning ARMADA Mobile PXA family for its smartphone. The Marvell PXA1920 boasts a quad-core ARM Cortex A7 processor with high performance graphics integrated and cellular modems supporting LTE Time-Division Duplex (TDD), Time Division High Speed Packet Access Plus (TD-HSPA+) and Enhanced Data for GSM Environment (EDGE).

The PXA1802 processor in Samsung’s multi-mode 4G LTE mobile hotspot, provides mobile broadband connectivity for devices like smartphones and tablets, mobile hotspots and laptops.

Key specs of Samsung Core Mini:

  •  Android 4.4.2 operating system
  •  4.3-inch WVGA Display
  •  1.2 GHz Quad-core CPU
  •  1.5 GB DRAM
  •  Support TDD-LTE, TD-SCDMA, and GSM/EDGE networks
  •  802.11 b/g/n + BT 3.0

Key specs of the Samsung SM-V101F:

  •  FDD-LTE Category 4 (150Mbps/50Mbps)
  •  HSPA+ 21 Mbps
  •  GPRS Class 10, EDGE Class 12 (Rx Only)
  •  32MB DRAM/128MB NAND Memory
  •  802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi with up to 8 clients
  •  Support full mobile router management
  •  Up to eight hours of active power