Published On: Fri, Oct 12th, 2012

Mini Version Of Samsung Galaxy S3 – Features, Specs & Cost

Samsung thinks that each high-end smartphone needs to have its mini version. There was rumour that Samsung will announce the mini version of Galaxy III and it got confirmed when the company officially announced the Galaxy S3 Mini on 11th October in Germany and it expected to release by the end of November.


The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini will be launched with 4 inch AMOLED screen with WVGA resolution of 800 X 480 pixels. The design of this latest device is very much inspired by the Galaxy S3 and has a 5 mega-pixel camera lens with dedicate flash at the back side of the device. However, the device also has a VGA camera at the rear side of the device that is perfect for video conferencing. The 800 X 480 resolution of this device offer image density of 233 PPI from 306 in the Galaxy S III. The device is consist of 1 GHz one as its processor that is one of the downside of this device as in the Galaxy S3 the company have used the quad-core processor, clocking at 1.5 GHz. The Samsung Galaxy S3 has registered huge sales in the samrtphone market and that is the main reason people are looking up to the mini version of the Galaxy S3.

The latest device form the Samsung will easily fit in the pocket and is comfortable to hold in hands. The company has kept the specs low in the latest device as they did not wanted it to match the device to its earlier version that will give an option to the users to select the device as per their budget with similar design as well as user interface. The Galaxy S3 Mini will be available with operating system of Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, which is one of the latest operating system. The additional benefit of this device is the TouchWiz UI that includes multi-screen option and some of the other intuitive features, which a 1 GHz dual-core processor can easily handle.


Of course, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini will not appear as the competitive device in front of the other high-end devices in the samrtphone market, but still is very attractive in terms of some of its factors, if compared with the iPhone 4 device from Apple. The device carries features like removable batter, a microSD card slot for expanding the memory of the device, NFC etc. which is missing is the iOS device.

Of course, the official release of the Samsung Galaxy S3 did not appeared as a good news for the users who have bought the large device of Samsung  with features like Nature theme and now it will be available at much lesser cost in the form of Galaxy S3 Mini, keeping aside external specs. The mini version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 will also have the other feature such as direct call, Smart Stay etc. The Samsung Galaxy S3 mini will also have some other features like S Beam that helps the process of file transferring in between the device supporting NFC connectivity, in just few seconds, which is available in some of the other devices of Samsung such as Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S3. Still the users have to wait for some time to know the price of the device as the company has not made any announcement about the cost of the Galaxy S3 Mini.

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