All the Samsung Galaxy S III mini details
All the glitz and style of its big brother, less of the price tag and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean too.
Is that a mini or is it a Galaxy S III far away?
Riding on the success of the flag-ship Samsung Galaxy S III comes a more modestly priced and yet just as striking 4-inch Samsung Galaxy S III mini.
Unveiled officially by Samsung this week, this smaller smartphone had managed to go largely unleaked. With a price of around £290 – official pricing for the UK has yet to be released – this mid-range Android 4.1 Jelly Bean phone should make a very attractive handset.
It’s based around a more modest but iPhone-matching 4.0-inch Super AMOLED display and 800×480 resolution. It’s styled very similarly to the Samsung Galaxy S III, so much so you could get away with claiming it was a full Galaxy S III.
Inside it’s more like the Samsung Galaxy S II in specification using a 1GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor and 1GB of memory. It’ll come in an 8GB and 16GB model, but this can be expanded via an SD card slot.
For video fun there is a rear 5MP camera and a basic VGA front-facing camera. It’s capable of shooting and playing 720p video. Included is an FM radio and the usual array of wireless-N, GPS, NFC and Bluetooth 4 connectivity.
Finally a battery of 1,500mAh should keep things powered all day without issue. Expect to see this in shops around November 2012.
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