Finding lightweight smartphones is rare these days. With the technology world dominated by large-sized mobile phones, a small yet powerful handset is tough to find. For several months, tech giant Samsung had been developing high-end smartphones that are both efficient and lightweight. Based on #Rumors, Samsung will apparently bring an advanced version of Galaxy S8 #Mini this year.

According to Trusted Reviews, the #samsung galaxy S8 Mini will be released this fall. However, a separate report by The Leaker indicates that Samsung has no plans to release a Galaxy S8 Mini version. Although the company was working on the version earlier this year, the news outlet claims that Samsung won't release the S8 Mini version anytime in future.

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Its specifications

The smartphone was first launched in March 2017. It comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display and a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels. The Samsung S8 comes with 5GB of RAM and a 1.8GHz octa-core Exynos processor. The best thing about the phone is that it packs 67GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 250GB via a microSD card.

As far as the camera is concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has a 14-megapixel primary camera on the rear. The device is best known for its 4000mAh removable battery and Android 7.0 as the main operating system. It weighs only 156 grams. The most prominent connectivity options are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G, and NFC. Sensors on the smartphone include a Proximity sensor, Compass Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Ambient light sensor.

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The release of S8 Mini

There have been multiple reports that suggest that Samsung has plans to launch an upgraded version of the S8 model. However, a Chinese analyst who goes by the username @mnddj_china on Twitter has claimed that the Galaxy S8 does not exist.

According to him, the Galaxy S8 is doing very well in all major tech markets in the world, and there is no reason for the company to re-release the same device. Samsung is currently busy in the development of the Galaxy Note Fan Edition and the Galaxy Note 8. The launches of these two devices are around the corner, so the company is not interested in re-launching its Galaxy S8 Mini.

The Galaxy Note Fan Edition and Note 8 feature 1340p Super AMOLED displays, with an 18.5:7 aspect ratio far better than the 15:9 ratio used in the Galaxy S8 Mini. It means these two devices may make us forget about the S8 series. What are your views in this regard?