Samsung Galaxy S III mini leaks again, this time in flesh and blood

Samsung Galaxy S III mini leaks again, this time in flesh and blood
Word about the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini is spreading like wildfire. It was only hours ago when the existence of the smartphone was confirmed, shortly after which its full specs sheet leaked on the web. And now, the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini has been caught on camera in flesh and blood, giving us a better idea as to what the handset actually looks like.

Samsung Galaxy S III mini leaks again, this time in flesh and blood
Basically, the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini is a bit like a shrunken down version of the S III, which should come as no surprise. It can also be regarded as a Samsung Galaxy S Duos look-alike. The leaked photo also confirms some of its alleged specs: the dual-core 1GHz processor and the 5-megapixel main camera. 

So that's what Samsung will be unveiling tomorrow: a 4-inch mid-ranger that will try to get the attention of European consumers with its milky-white outfit and reasonable price tag. Anyone excited to see the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini in person?

source: GSM Helpdesk (translated)

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Galaxy S III mini
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor STE U8420, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(7.83h 3G talk time)

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37 Comments

1. Seymur unregistered

Mini iPhone would be invisible.

36. chinochinochino

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 11, 2012

oh c'mon... This one doesn't even deserve the title SIII since it's nothing the SIII is except for design. If all the rumors turn out to be true then this is more a Galaxy Ace 2 in new design and a little spec bump: 3.8" to 4"; same resolution; probably same camera; 768MB to 1GB; same SOC with 800MHz to 1GHz... I would love this to be as powerful as the SIII or at least as the One S - then it would deserve this name. But as it looks right now this is just to fool customers into thinking of it as a smaller flagship phone.

2. zeljonsu

Posts: 22; Member since: May 24, 2012

I kinda like this phone.... :)

11. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

I loved my Fascinate, which was 4". 4" is a good size for everyone. It might not be the fastest beast out there but it'll be a good solid all around phone.

16. redsox420

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

4" is a good size for everyone? Really? I have big hands, so a 4" inch screen sucks. I doubt Shaq would like a 4 inch screen either. I wonder if big Fruity will sue, after-all THEY came up with a 4" screen first! I'm waiting for the Note 2. 5.5" of screen. surely not for everyone!

32. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Shaq would need an iPad with cellular service to satisfy his screen size needs.

34. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

Good for you Mr BaseballGloveHands Redsux fan. Do you also have size 21 shoes like Shaq? The rest of us normal sized ppl are ok with 4". Bigger isnt always better.

3. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Not too interested..

19. adelta90

Posts: 63; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

especially not for $550 unlocked

22. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

It's more like ace 2 which is much cheaper than this.. I also don't think that it will be good for Samsung to name it S3 mini..

4. maxican16

Posts: 364; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Not for me. But a very smart move by Samsung. Too bad the force you into a processor hit just for choosing the 4" version tho.. a better move would have been to keep it at GSIII specs. I wonder if they are highlighting the screen quality, or gimping on that too.

5. PowTheBowl

Posts: 86; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

At least Samsung now has competition with the HTC One S.

20. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

One S is wayyy better than this thing

23. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Haha!! One s is much better than this! Btw Why do you think that this thing is better than one s?

6. Kostas_13

Posts: 43; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

This stands absolutely no chance, even compared to Xperia P (which is actually a good device!)...

7. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Would prefer Sony Acro S over this anyday for same price ($550) on ebay.

8. sammyfan

Posts: 21; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

S3 was okay.. it should have been a s2 plus.. with better specs..

9. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

price this right and you'll have an overwhelming sales.

10. BillyG

Posts: 305; Member since: Sep 24, 2012

so samsung holding on to their mantra ... quantity over quality.

12. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

iAnother thing let down, no Quad core, no 2Gb Ram. It should,ev had the same features of the S3!

14. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

It's a mini version dude..

17. redsox420

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

His name says it all. TROLL~

18. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

There are loads who would like, prefer the same specs as the S3 on a 4inch. Why do they need to sacafice. I own a the black version, and it's Rooted. How am I a Troll? I Look at the iP4, huge specs on a 3.5inch screen.

29. jimjam unregistered

Mini not lame

13. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Will it be available in India...plzzz reply

15. Peter98

Posts: 119; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Design not that great again... A small edition of SIII will be better than this.

21. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

what crap. I was hoping it would really be a "Mini SGS3", not a mid range phone with an SGS3 logo on it. I want a 4.5 inch quad exynos superphone. Is that so hard to ask!?!? lol

24. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

That's what i was saying befor..

28. jimjam unregistered

You want a mini SGS3 but with a 4.5" screen?! That .3" mean that much to you?

25. pfroo40

Posts: 28; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

Am I the only one that is disappointed that the only smaller phone with top end specs otherwise is the iPhone 5? Personally I prefer larger phones, but my girlfriend only uses small phones cuz she has tiny hands and it sucks that she has to deal with low or midrange specs because of it if she wants to use android. I wouldn't even mind having a second device that is smaller but still has a nice camera, high dpi screen and fast processor.

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