Galaxy S III mini


With its gentle curves and comfortable grip, the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini continues the sophisticated design aesthetic seen in the Galaxy S III. Elegant natural design meets vivid viewing, thanks to a dazzling 4.0-inch Super AMOLED display that brings out the best in all your entertainment. With the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, you can enjoy a range of great apps and games as well as new functionality. And, with smart and intelligent services like Pop-up Play, Best Photo, Smart Stay and Social Tag, the Galaxy S III Mini helps make life easier and richer. 4.56 5 184 reviews

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  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

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  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • Take hold of minimal, organic and comfortable design
  • Experience great viewing on a 4.0-inch Super AMOLED screen
  • Use the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system
  • Multitask with Pop-up Play and use a range of smart services
Galaxy S III mini resembles Galaxy S III's minimal and organic design inspired by nature. Its human-centric nature provides an ergonomic and comfortable experience with enhanced usability. Its comfortable grip and gentle curves deliver a natural feel and design.
4.0” AMOLED Display
This is what we call seeing reality. Its beautiful 4.0-inch Super AMOLED display offers a generous viewing experience that lets you view multimedia and Web content in brilliant colour and clarity.
4.0” AMOLED Display
Jelly Bean OS
Powered by Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the latest version of the world’s most popular smartphone operating system. Jelly Bean has fast, fluid and smooth graphics along with a new Google Search™ experience featuring Google Now™, which brings you just the right information, before you even ask.
Jelly Bean OS

Pop up play

Pop up play allows you to send text messages while watching a video. It is compact but it still lets you do things simultaneously. Please do not miss any of the action.
Pop up play

Direct call

Samsung GALAXY SIII mini even knows when you want to talk. When you are messaging someone and decide to call instead, simply lift your phone to your ear and Direct call will dial their number for you. No more fumbling through call logs or contacts. Let Samsung GALAXY SIII mini do the work.
Direct call

S Voice

Samsung’s advanced natural language recognition software, lets you use your voice to unlock the phone with simple customised commands, or to play your favourite songs, turn the volume up or down, organise your schedule, or automatically launch the camera and start taking photos.
S Voice

Smart alert

When you pick up your phone, wouldn’t it be nice if it let you know what has been happening since you’ve been gone? Samsung GALAXY SIII mini knows you came back and gives you a brief vibrating nudge to inform you about missed calls and new messages. How thoughtful is that?
Smart alert

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  • OS
    Android , 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Display
  • Camera
    CMOS, 5.0MP

Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity

  • CommunicationEDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHZ)
  • HSPAHSPA 14.4 / 5.76
  • Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n 2.4 + 5GHz
  • Wi-Fi DirectYes
  • Bluetooth ProfilesHSP, HFP1.5, A2DP, SPP, OPP, PBAP, MAP, AVRCP 1.3, HID
  • AllShare PlayUSB 2.0 support


  • OSAndroid , 4.1 Jelly Bean
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  • TechnologysAMOLED
  • Colour Depth16M
  • Size4.0"
  • Resolution480 x 800 (WVGA)


  • CPU TypeDual Core
  • CPU Speed1GHz


  • Memory8 / 16GB


  • Camera Resolution(Rear)CMOS, 5.0MP
  • Camera Resolution(Front)CMOS, VGA
  • FlashLED Flash
  • Auto FocusSupport


  • SensorsAccelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro-sensor, Proximity Sensor

Physical Specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD)121.55 x 63 x 9.9mm
  • Weight120g


  • ColourMarble White, Pebble Blue


  • USBUSB 2.0
  • Earjack3.5pi 4pole, Stereo
  • MicroSDMicroSD (up to 32GB)
  • SIM SupportYes
  • ConnectorMicro USB


  • Talk Time (2G / 3G)850min (2G) / 470min (3G)
  • Capacity1500mAh
  • USB ChargeableYes
  • Standby Time460Hr (2G) / 360Hr (3G)


  • LocationAGPS, GLONASS Support

Services and Applications

  • Samsung AppsYes
  • Music HubYes (D / L)
  • Readers HubYes (D / L)
  • Game HubYes
  • ChatON, mFluent IMChatON
  • ActiveSyncYes
  • B-to-B CompabilityODE, EAS, MDM, VPN, CCX, WebEX

Audio and Video

  • Video FormatH.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8
  • Video ResolutionHD (720p) Video Playback
  • Video Frame rate30fps
  • Audio FormatMP3, AMR-NB, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC

Ratings and Reviews (185)

Overall Ratings

166 out of 185 (89%) customers recommend this product





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I upgraded grom a Galaxy II and I wish I had it back.

I recently upgraded from a Galaxy II and I have been disappointed in this mini. I chose this because of the size. I have always loved samsung but thelargeness of the new phones do not fit my lifestyle, I like to keep my phone in my back pocket.

Being a mother of 2 I love to take pictures and I loved the quality of my II. But, this camera is not good. I can never get a good shot. Also, it seems so much slower. I dont even have half of what I had on my II and this phone just takes a while to get going. I really miss my old phone :( was hoping for an exciting upgrade with samsung but have been disappointed. Good thing my husband got an iphone.

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great phone

Great phone. features are good specially I like its smooth touch. But there is something I feel not good that I cant work with two applications at the same time like if I am looking something on browser I cant play games running at the backend or see a missed call alert without going back or Ill have to close the browser to go back and check the rest of the phone activities or apps .

It slowdowns and wastes a lot of time and even irritates.

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Best phone so far and just got it today i love all nthe features soo fun

I enjoyed playing on there and it had very nice graphics!

Romulus, MI, USA - Gender: - Age:
Best of the Best

The best phone I have ever had. Great and easy to use. Dependable with great battery life. Always able to get upgrades. This is the Rolls Royce of phones.

Everyone should have one.

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