Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, the “compact version” of the flagship Galaxy S3.
The Galaxy S3 Mini looks similar to its bigger brother but with a smaller body. However, it still packs a lot of punch especially for a smartphone with the word ‘mini’ bound to its name. For starters, it has a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen with WVGA resolution, a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and will be available in 8GB and 16GB variants. Under the hood is a ST-Ericsson NovaThor chipset with dual Cortex-A9 cores clocked at 1GHz, 1GB of RAM, Mali-400 GPU and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (i8190) specs:
4-inch WVGA (800×400) Super AMOLED display
1GHz dual-core processor
Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Dimensions: 121.55 x 63 x 9.85 mm
microSD slot (up to 32GB)
3.5mm headphone jack
Network: HSPA 14.4/5.76 900/1900/2100 & EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900
5-megapixel (rear) camera w/ AF and LED flash
VGA front camera
Video recording/playback: 720p
FM Radio (RDS)
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is expected to launch in November. No official pricing as of the moment but some stores in the UK are pricing it at Â£298 or approximately Php20,000.