Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini presented: price, pictures, specs and release date. Samsung Gaxy S3 (or S III) Mini is finally a reality. Korean House has unveiled the new device to the German event, releasing the first official images and characteristics. Let's look at them in detail.
The price and release date: with this new device Samsung wants to counter the market entry of the fearsome iPhone 5, offering a device smaller than the S3, which has a 4.8-inch display. The Mini carries a 4-inch display, just like iPhone 5, but at a reduced price: probably will be 399 euro and will arrive in the first week of November. In fact it is an anti-iPhone 5 only the size of the screen: the rest of the features are below even the same resolution of the display.
Features: the new Samsung device will have a 4 inch Super AMOLED display with 480 x 800 WVGA resolution, dual-core processor 1 GHz STE U8420, forget about the power of Samsung Exynos or Snapdrago. Will obviously be less handsome than the S3 quad-core. Samsung has also replaced the camera of S3 from 8 megapixels with a less performant than 5 megapixels for this S3 MIni, for drilling swarf with LED flash and VGA resolution for that. 1 GB RAM and memory from 8 or 16 GB (expandable via microSD card). No 4 g-LTE connectivity, but a simple dual band UMTS, WiFi and battery 1500mAh, expect to charge the device every day (the S3 has a 2100 mAh battery.
Android OS 4.1 Jelly beans with TouchWiz, excellent news. Returns also's Voice, the Narrator made official in addition to Samsung, which recognize the voice, captures the user's gesture: with Intelligent Standby camera locates the user's physical presence and keep lit the screen; Direct call to call the person to whom you are sending a message by simply bringing your smartphone to your ear. Finally, intelligent notification alerts you to all messages or missed calls every time you unlock your smartphone.
"With GALAXY S3 we have introduced a new concept of smartphones that was an incredible success. Now we are proud to present the "younger brother" Galaxy S3 mini, designed for consumers that basing your choice of purchase on elegance and device portability and functionality and innovative "smart" rather than on the levels of performance, "commented Carlo Babs, Vice President IT & Telecom Division of Samsung Electronics Italy. "Our goal is always to think of the real needs of all types of consumers, to give everyone the experience of using natural along with improved usability on the move. Here's the official table with features: