Samsung announced the smaller version of Galaxy SIII at an event in Germany on Thursday, it appears to be just another mid-range smartphone, named as Galaxy SIII Mini. The word Mini stands for a smaller display of 4-inch as compared to the older SIII which offers you 4.8-inch bigger display. SIII Mini looks much like to its older sibling but similarities ends in most of the other departments.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Galaxy SIII is easier to hold and slightly more affordable version of the Galaxy S3. Let’s take a look at some features and specifications that Galaxy SIII Mini supports:

  • Display: 4-inch Super AMOLED WVGA resolution and capacitive touch screen display (800×480 pixels), 233 pixels per inch
  • Dimension and Weight: 9.85 mm thick and weighs 111.5 g grams
  • Processor: 1GHz dual-core processor
  • Operating System: Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS offering up buttery-smooth operation thanks to the “Project Butter” upgrade (Original Galaxy S3 is still shipped with the earlier version of the Android OS, Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Camera: 5-megapixel Auto Focus rear-facing camera with an LED flash, 720p video recording and VGA secondary camera
  • Memory/Storage: 1GB RAM, 8 GB / 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB with microSD
  • Connectivity: 3G (HSDPA: 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.0, GPS/GLONASS and NFC, S-Voice, S-Beam
  • Battery: 1,500mAh battery
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Gyro, Magnetometer
  • Navigation: A-GPS support with Google Maps
  • Social: Facebook, Twitter
  • Messenger: IM, GTalk, YM
  • Browser: HTML5 compatible web browser
  • Features: FM radio with RDS, 3.5mm audio jack

Expected to arrive in stores from early November or late in Christmas, at a affordable price but not less than $199. So, are you ready to buy this or not? Share your views via comments!

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