The new 4 inch version of the Galaxy S3 goes official with a lot of features for a mid-range device.
Samsung mobiles have announced the launch of the Galaxy SIII mini, a compact version of the flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy SIII. Physically carrying a design similar to that of Galaxy S III the Galaxy SIII mini brings the high performance and nature-inspired design of the Galaxy SIII in an elegant compact smartphone with a 4.0-inch screen.
It is an optimal choice for consumers who are looking for more practical smartphones and find the bigger 4.8 inch display based device a little too cumbersome.
The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini comes with a 4-inch Super Amoled display while packing a dual-core 1 GHz ST Ericsson mobile processor running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update with TouchWiz user interface on it.
The 4-inch Super Amoled display features 800x480 pixel resolution and has 1 GHz dual core processor paired with a 1 GB of RAM for better performance.
On storage front the Galaxy S III Mini features 16 GB on-board storage and also has a memory card slot capable of holding up to 32 GB MicroSD card.
Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini has a 5 megapixel camera at the back with LED Flash and there is a VGA resolution front facing camera as well for video calling too. Packing a 1500 mAh battery, the Galaxy S III Mini will give a good battery backup but will also depend on the usage pattern of the users.
Although the price for the device has not yet been announced by the company it is expected that the Galaxy SIII mini will stay between Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000 price range. But it will only be clarified when the device will be made available for the global audiences in their respective markets.