Amazing Galaxy S3 Just got Shorter : Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Do you dream to own a Galaxy S3 but always back out because of the High price? If yes, then you're lucky because now you can own the mini version of Samsung Galaxy S3 which costs much less than the Samsung Galaxy S3. The S3 mini is smaller in size as compared to the S3, So it fits in your hands and pocket just perfectly.

Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini

If price was the factor which kept you apart from the Galaxy S3 then you must go for Galaxy S3 mini because it is almost like the S3 but at a cheaper price. The Galaxy S3 mini comes at a starting price of Rs.20,999 (approx $400) which is much less than the Regular S3 i9300 which comes with a price tag of Rs.32,000 (approx $625)

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Detailed Comparision of Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 Mini


Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini i8190
Samsung Galaxy SIII i9300
Dimensions

Weight



111.5 grams




133 grams



Display


Super AMOLED Capacitive Display, 16M Colors

Super AMOLED Capacitive Display, 16M Colors

Sensors


Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass, Proximity, Light Sensor


Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass, Proximity, Light Sensor, Barometer


Memory


8/16 GB Inbuilt

MicroSD: up to 32 GB

1 GB RAM


16/32/64 GB Inbuilt

MicroSD: up to 64 GB

1 GB RAM



CPU


Chipset

GPU


1 GHz Dual Core
Cortex-A9

NovaThor U8420

Mali-400


1.4 GHz Quad Core
Cortex-A9

Exynos 4412 Quad

Mali-400MP


Operating System


Android OS, v4.1 JellyBean


Android OS, v4.0.4 ICS (Upgradable to v4.1.2 JellyBean)


Camera



Camera Features






Video

Front Camera



5 Megapixel 2592x1944
Autofocus
LED Flash

Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face Detection






720p@30fps

Yes, VGA


8 Megapixel 3264x2448
Autofocus
LED Flash

Simultaneous HD video and Image Recording

Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face and Smile Detection, Image Stabilization

1080p@30fps  Full HD

Yes, 1.9 Megapixel
720p@30fps


Features


HTML5 Browser
Stereo FM with RDS

GPS with A-GPS Support and GLONASS

Java with MIDP Emulator

SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, 3G

3.5mm Jack

Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR

NFC Support (Optional)

microUSB v2.0


HTML, Adobe Flash
Stereo FM with RDS

GPS with A-GPS Support and GLONASS

Java with MIDP Emulator

SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS

GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, 3G

3.5mm Jack

Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR

NFC Support

microUSB v2.0


Other


SNS Integration

Organizer
Image/Video Editor

Document Viewer

Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Calendar, Gmail, Google Talk, Picasa

Swype Input method

Voice memo
Voice Dial
Voice Commands



S Voice Natural language Commands and Dictation

SNS Integration

Smart Stay Eye Tracking

Active Noise Cancellation with dedicated mic

TV-Out

Organizer

Image/Video Editor

Document Viewer (Word, Excel, powerPoint, PDF)

Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Calendar, Gmail, Google Talk, Picasa

Swype Input method

Voice memo
Voice Dial
Voice Commands

Dropbox 50GB Storage for 2 years


Battery Life


Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery

Standby: 450hr (2G)
                 430hr (3G)

Talktime: 14 h (2G)
                  7 h (3G)


Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery

Standby: 590hr (2G)
                 790hr (3G)

Talktime: 21 h (2G)
                  11 h (3G)



Available Colors


White, Blue, Titan Grey, Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Onyx Black


Pebble Blue, Marble White, Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Sapphire Black, Titanium Grey, La Fleur



So this was a post introducing the Galaxy S3 mini and a comparison between S3 mini and S3. So I hope this article was helpful and please let me know with your comments.
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Jim Luthra is a Third Officer in Merchant Navy and Chief Editor of The-Area51.com, He is a Blogger, Guitarist, Painter, Book Lover, Tech Geek, Basket Ball Lover, Traveller and Fitness Freak. He loves Traveling and Adeventure Sports.
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