Samsung has reportedly delayed the launch of its eagerly awaited Galaxy S4 Mini.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
A concept design photo of upcoming Galaxy S4 Mini

Earlier, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini was slated for a launch in week 21, which is some time in May. But the latest report by Sammobile claims the launch has been slightly delayed and moved to week 29. If this is true, the compact version of the Galaxy S4 will be announced in the middle of July. Currently, there is no word on the reasons for the delay.

The device has been rumoured on several occasions based on the release date. Recently, the Galaxy S4 Mini was rumoured to be unveiled in the first week of this month followed by a market release by the end of May or at the beginning of June.

The Galaxy S4 Mini is expected to feature a 4.3in quarter HD display. The handset will have an eight megapixel rear-facing camera. It will run on the latest Jelly Bean software, Android 4.2.2, and feature Samsung's new TouchWiz Nature UX user interface (UI). It will offer Wi-Fi and AGPS.

The Galaxy S4 Mini is said to come in single and dual-SIM card variants. The single SIM card variant will have model number GT-I9190 whereas the Galaxy S4 Mini Duos will be codenamed GT-I9192. The S4 Mini GT-I9190 will be powered by a quad-core processor whereas the Duos version will use a dual-core processor. The device is also expected to feature an LTE version with model number GT-I9195.