The newly announced Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, a compact version of company's flagship smartphone Galaxy S4, is now up for pre-order at Clove UK.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini priced at £390 at Clove UK.

Prospective buyers can place pre-order for a SIM-free 8GB version of Galaxy S4 Mini which is priced at a suggested retail price of £390 (including VAT). As the product page suggests, the online retailer is selling the Galaxy S4 Mini in both colour variants: Black Mist and White Frost.

As for the release, the retailer has noted that the first stock of handset is expected sometime in early July.

Prior to this, UK's one of the largest independent mobile retailers, Carphone Warehouse confirmed that the Galaxy S4 Mini is available for pre-order on contracts with various networks including O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Vodafone, Three, EE and Talkmobile. Earlier the retailer has confirmed that the first stock is expected to arrive in July.

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Online retailer, Handtech announced it will be stocking the Galaxy S4 Mini. The retailer is selling the smartphone with a suggested price of £389.99 including VAT.

Samsung, during the official launch, mentioned that the S4 Mini will be available supporting either 4G LTE, 3G HSPA or 3G dual-SIM variants (depending on market). Moreover, the manufacture has promised that the device will be displayed at Samsung Premier 2013 GALAXY & ATIV, in London scheduled for 20 June.

Coming back to the technical features, the Galaxy S4 Mini has a 4.3in quarter HD Super AMOLED display. It uses Snapdragon 400 chip featuring a dual-core processor with each core running at clock speeds up to 1.7GHz. The Snapdragon 400 chip also integrates 1.5GB of RAM. It will run on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

The handset has an eight megapixel rear-camera and a front-facing camera of 1.9 megapixel. The S4 Mini will come with only 8GB storage variant and support micro SD card for additional storage up to 64GB. The device has a 1,900mAh battery.