The Galaxy maker issued the following statement to us today:
"Following the global announcement of the GALAXY S4 Mini, Samsung Electronics Australia is happy to confirm the GALAXY S4 Mini will be arriving in Australia in the coming months.
Samsung Australia didn't give a time frame but did say it will "sharing more information around this exciting new addition to the GALAXY S4 family soon."
The mini-me version of the 5 inch S4 also has: 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 8MP rear and 1.9MP front camera, and will come in 4G LTE or 3G+ options.
Galaxy S4 mini will see the light of day for the first time at Samsung Premiere 2013 GALAXY & ATIV, London on June 20th.