UK Launch Date Announced For Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

Nov 01, 2012

New addition to Samsung's Galaxy portfolio to hit shops on the 8th November with a range of free content

Samsung Mobile UK today announced that the Galaxy S III Mini, a compact version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will be available in the UK from Thursday 8th November with free content, including The Sims 3 and Bejewelled 2.

The stylish and compact design offers a comfortable grip and an impressive 4.0-inch AMOLED screen, allowing people to enjoy a fantastic range of features such as Chat On, Buddy Photo Share, Social Tag and the Official Top 40 Charts app.

Simon Stanford, Vice President, Telecommunications & Networks, Samsung UK and Ireland said: “Our latest addition to the Galaxy portfolio, the Galaxy S III Mini brings the high performance, intuitive ease-of-use and nature-inspired design of the Galaxy S III in a new elegant yet compact form. Following the massive success and popularity of the Galaxy S III and all its features, we are confident customers will enjoy the Galaxy SIII Mini when it hits the shelves on the 8th November.”

The Galaxy S III Mini is powered by Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the latest version of the world’s most popular smartphone operating system, benefitting from fast, fluid and smooth graphics along with a new Google Search™ experience featuring Google Now™.

Packed with the key features that have made the Galaxy S III, one of this years’ most sought after smartphones, including intelligent technology designed to make interacting with the phone natural and intuitive, this compact version features the ability to understand human gestures, S Voice; which provides customised commands as well as Direct Call which allows customers to automatically call that person simply from the motion of lifting the phone to their ear collate to make an efficient and natural user experience.

In addition, the Galaxy S III Mini gives customers access to the Samsung Video and Games Hub, as well as a 50GB Dropbox which is free for two years. Smart Stay and Best Photo features are also provided, helping to capture the prefect shot when using the 5 mega pixel camera.

The Galaxy S III Mini will be available to buy in the UK across all major networks, key high street and out of town electrical retailers and online retailers from 8th November.

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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
Pop up play
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
Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)
Sensor Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity, Gyro
Memory 8 / 16GB ROM+ 1GB RAM
microSDup to 32GB
Dimension 121.55 x 63 x 9.9mm, 120g
Battery 1500mAh

* All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

* Android, Google, Android Beam, 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 are trademarks of Google Inc.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 222000 people in 205 offices across 71 countries, the company operates two separate organisations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognised for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.