A quick glance at the LG G2 Mini confirms the family resemblance with its big brother the LG G2.
From the get-go you can't escape the fact that LG has used the same formula and design DNA in this new compact handset.
You get the same button-free facia and rear-mounted volume, sleep and wake buttons that marked out the G2 as new and different.
LG G2 Mini: Features
What it lacks in processing power it tries to make up for in software smarts and closer inspection reveals that the Mini packs some of the weapons of its bigger sibling.
LG G2 Mini: Camera
If you're in the UK, you'll be getting an 8 megapixel camera over the 13 megapixel offering available in other regions. You'll also get 8GB of internal storage.
LG G2 Mini: Size and Build
The LG G2 Mini comes in at 129.6 x 66.0 x 9.8mm, with a 4.7-inch screen. Overall the handset feels well put together. It's solid while still being impressively light, weighing in at just 121g.
LG G2 Mini: Screen
The LG G2 Mini screen isn't bad for a mid-tier smartphone but those who are used to a crystal clear display, might be left a little underwhelmed. It's also not quite up there with the Moto G's 1280 x 720 display.
LG G2 Mini: Battery
The G2 Mini has 2,440mAh removable battery. We've not had a chance to put the battery to the full test, that'll come when we do our full LG G2 Mini review. Bookmark this page for the full updated review.
LG G2 Mini: Verdict
It might be pocket-sized but that doesn't mean the LG G2 Mini shouldn't pack a punch. So while there's a strong physical resemblance to the G2 we'd like to have seen a little more of the G2's power. But as ever, a lot will depend on the price tag and if you're looking for a more compact handset, with a decent Android operating system and a wide range of top-end software tricks then the LG G2 Mini could be a solid option.
LG G2 Mini release date: TBC
LG G2 Mini price: TBC
LG G2 Mini review: Hands-on
LG G2 Mini review: Hands-onT3
Does this mid- range scaled-down budget smartphone have the power to take on the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact? Read the LG G2 Mini hands on review.