Samsung launches the Galaxy S III Mini

Written by Russell Co. Posted in News, Smartphones

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Published on October 15, 2012 with No Comments

Samsung has officially released the Galaxy S III mini, a compact full-featured 4-inch version of the Galaxy S III. Samsung saw the potential and demand of smaller devices in Europe. The Galaxy S III mini run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with a 1GHz dual core processor.

“The GALAXY S III introduced a new concept of smartphone that has proven hugely popular around the world. We’re now delighted to bring its revolutionary design, intuitive usability and intelligence to the GALAXY S III mini in a more compact form,” said JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. “We continue to make every effort to provide extraordinary mobile experiences to meet a wide variety of user needs.”

Features

As with Samsung devices, the 4-inch Super AMOLED display offers a crystal clear viewing experience with a compact size for a comfortable grip and convenient one-hand operation. Just like its predecessor, the device has a bevy of technology for natural and intuitive interaction such as S Voice and S Beam.

S Voice, Samsung’s language recognition software lets you use your voice to unlock the phone, play your favorite songs, volume control, organize your schedule, or even launch the camera, all with simple customized commands. Smart Stay, Direct Call, and Smart Alert makes use of gesture commands for easy use. Smart Stay tracks your eyes to keep the screen lit while you use it. While reading a message, Direct Call enables you to automatically dial a call by lifting the phone to your ear; Smart Alert reminds you of any alerts when you pick up your phone. S Beam is Samsung’s NFC capabilities for easy file transfers between devices.

Specifications

  • 4.0” WVGA Super AMOLED
  • Dual Core 1GHz
  • Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • 5MP AF + LED Flash / VGA Front
  • 121.55 x 63 x 9.9 mm, 120 g
  • 1,500 mAh Battery
  • 8/16GB ROM+ 1GB RAM, microSD up to 32GB
  • H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, SorensonSpark, WMV7, WMV8 Recording/ Playback : 720p
  • MP3, AMR-NB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG(Vorbis), FLAC
  • HSPA 14.4/5.76 900/1900/2100, EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
  • WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, GPS/GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth® 4.0(LE)