Samsung unveils Galaxy S III mini with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Samsung has unveiled a new smartphone – the Galaxy S III mini, which is a compact version of the company’s flagship smartphone Galaxy S III. The Galaxy S III mini shares the Galaxy S III’s design.

The phone features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, and runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. The phone is powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor. It has a 5 megapixel auto focus camera with LED Flash. and a front VGA camera.

The phone has 8 and 16GB internal storage options, and it supports microSD card up to 32GB. Its connectivity options include WiFi, NFC, and Bluetooth 4.0. Weighing 111.5 g, the Galaxy S III comes packed with a 1,500 mAh battery.

According to Samsung, content sharing is easy and fast on the GALAXY S III mini: Its S Beam feature is claimed to let usersshare a 10MB music file in two seconds by simply tapping on another S Beam-enabled device including GALAXY S III or GALAXY Note II, even without a Wi-Fi or cellular signal.

The Samsung Galaxy S III mini also comes packed with S Voice, Samsung’s advanced natural language recognition software, which lets users use their voice to unlock the phone with simple customised commands, or to play their favourite songs, turn the volume up or down, organise schedule, and a lot more.

The Galaxy S III mini also understands your gestures. With Smart Stay, the phone’s camera tracks your eyes and keeps the screen lit as long as you are looking at it. When reading a text message from a friend, Direct Call enables you to automatically dial a call simply by lifting the phone to your ear, and Smart Alert alerts you to missed calls or messages as soon as you pick up your phone.

Samsung has not yet said anything on price and availability.

Source: IBN7 Live