Samsung launches Galaxy S III Mini with Jelly Bean, 4-inch screen and NFC

Samsung has added a new smartphone to the Galaxy family, in the form of the Galaxy S III Mini.

Powered by Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the new smartphone packs in a 4-inch display, 1GHz dual-core processor and 5-megapixel camera with HD video recording. It also includes NFC for wireless sharing of content, along with a 1,500mAh battery to keep you going all day.

The Galaxy S III Mini continues the nature-inspired design and intuitive ease-of-use of its bigger brother, the Galaxy S III, complete with carefully selected wallpapers and ringtones, but has been designed as a more pocketable solution.

With the use of the very latest build of Android OS, the smartphone offers faster and more fluid graphics along with the new addition of Google Now. It also includes features from the Galaxy S III, including Smart Stay (keeping the phone display on for as long as you are looking at it), Direct Call (call a person by simply lifting the phone to your ear) and Smart Alert (be alerted to missed calls or messages as soon as the phone is picked up).

The phone can also share photos with friends tagged in images using the Buddy Photo Share function.

Galaxy S III Mini Product Specifications

Network

HSPA 14.4/5.76 900/1900/2100

EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900

Display 4.0” WVGA Super AMOLED
Chipset Dual Core 1GHz
OS Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Camera 5MP AF + LED Flash / VGA Front
Video

H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1,

SorensonSpark, WMV7, WMV8

Recording/ Playback : 720p

Audio

MP3, AMR-NB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+,

WMA, OGG(Vorbis), FLAC

Additional features

Game/Video/ Readers/Music Hub, Kies, KiesAir, FM Radio (RDS), TouchWiz
Google™ Mobile Services

Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude, Google Play Store, Google Play Books, Google Play Movies, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads

Connectivity

WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40

GPS/GLONASS

NFC

Bluetooth® 4.0(LE)

Sensor Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity, Gyro
Memory

8/16GB ROM+ 8Gb RAM,

microSDup to 32GB

Dimension 121.55 x 63 x 9.85 mm, 111.5 g
Battery 1,500 mAh
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