Few weeks ago, we get news if Samsung will be expand their Galaxy series with Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini smartphone and now the company just said if the device will be officially announced on Thursday in Europe. As its name, Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini GT-I8190, the upcoming Android smartphone is the “Mini” version of the powerful Galaxy S3. It’s has similar design with downgrade specifications and expected also has lower price.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is designed for Galaxy’s fan that needs slim and stylish phone to stay connected to family, colleagues or friends. Measures 121.55 x 62.95 x 9.85 mm with curved edges that inspired by nature (just like its brother), the phone can fit perfectly and comfortable in your hand. The 4.0 inch screen also use Super AMOLED touchscreen display with multi touch support, but only can produce maximum internal resolution at 800 x 480 pixels.
On the back, the company confirms if the S3 Mini will be has a 5.0 Megapixel auto focus camera with Flash and Digital Zoom for capture photos and video recording support, as well as a VGA camera that can you found on the front for face to face video chats. Speaking of performance, it comes with a 1.0GHZ STE U8420 dual-core processor that paired with 1 Gigabyte of RAM, integrated graphics chip and preloaded with the latest generation of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the operating system provide a seamless multitasking experience.
Other features are a 1500 mAh battery, a 16GB of internal storage (backed by microSD card slot for memory expansions), Stereo FM radio with RDS, audio jack, microUSB 2.0 port, DLNA, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n offer a reliable connection to a wireless network. Unfortunately, no word on 4G LTE network, but like its brother, we expect this smartphone also comes with 4G LTE support when release in US.
Of course, the “Mini” is a Google Certified Device, which mean it also has full access to Google Mobile Service Applications and download more applications, widget, eBook, video, games and more in Android Play Market. No word on pricing has be announced, but the mobilegeeks site said if Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini GT-I8190 smartphone will be release with starting price around at 399 Euros. Say tuned for more information later about detail specs, features and price.
thanks : mobilegeeks (Germany)