Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S III mini is an affordable 4.0-inch handset that comes with the latest of Android, 4.1 Jelly Bean. The interesting thing about the handset is that it has all the unique features that came in the original S III: TouchWiz with the S Voice assistant, SmartStay that shuts off the screen when you’re not looking at it and S Beam with tap to share for songs and files as big as 10MB. Hardware-wise, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini is a mid-range device with 4.0-inch Super AMOLED WVGA (480 x 800-pixel) screen, 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 5-megapixel rear camera and microSD slot.

This device is also known as Samsung I8190, Samsung I8190N, Samsung I8190T

Cons

  • Thick body (0.39 inches)

Popular Comparisons

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Display

Size: 4.0 inches
Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 59.55 %
Features: Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: STE U8420
Processor: Dual-core, 1000 MHz
GPU: Mali-400 MP
RAM: 1GB
Internal storage: 16GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
OS: Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI Screenshots

Battery

Capacity: 1500 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
Video recording: 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
Features: EIS, Video calling
Front: 0.3 MP VGA
Dimensions: 4.78 x 2.48 x 0.39 inches (121.5 x 63 x 9.9 mm)
Weight: 4.23 oz (120.0 g)
Colors: Blue, White

Cellular

UMTS: 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
Screen mirroring: DLNA
Radio: FM, Stereo, RDS
Additional microphone(s): Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Location: A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Oct 25, 2012
FCC ID value: A3LGTI8190 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.01 W/kg
Body: 0.89 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.28 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.89 W/kg
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy S III mini I8190N

NFC enabled

Differences from the main variant:
Other: NFC

Samsung Galaxy S III mini I8190T

Differences from the main variant:
FCC approval:
Date approved: Jan 17, 2013
FCC ID value: A3LGTI8190T link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.88 W/kg
Body: 1.40 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.40 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S III mini G730A

For AT&T

Differences from the main variant:
Processor: Dual-core, 1200 MHz
Internal storage: 8GB
Capacity: 2000 mAh
Type: Li - Ion
LTE (FDD): Bands 17(700 b), 5(850), 4(AWS-1), 2(1900)
UMTS: 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE
Other: NFC
Other features: TTY/TDD
FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 04, 2013
FCC ID value: A3LSMG730A link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.55 W/kg
Body: 0.75 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.55 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.75 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S III mini G730V

For Verizon

Differences from the main variant:
Processor: Dual-core, 1200 MHz
Internal storage: 8GB
Storage expansion: microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Capacity: 2000 mAh
Type: Li - Ion
Dimensions: 4.76 x 2.46 x 0.39 inches (121 x 62 x 10 mm)
Weight: 3.99 oz (113.0 g)
LTE (FDD): Bands 13(700 c)
Data Speed: LTE
Other: NFC
Other features: TTY/TDD
FCC approval:
Date approved: Nov 18, 2013
FCC ID value: A3LSMG730V link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.68 W/kg
Body: 0.77 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.24 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.77 W/kg

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

Verizon
AT&T

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