Quick Note: Samsung to Launch Galaxy S III Mini in Europe
October 10, 2012 9:15 AM
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Samsung says that this isn't an entry-level phone
Samsung has been incredibly successful with its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The company sold
20 million units
in the first 100 days the smartphone was available.
Now, however, Samsung believes that there's a market in Europe for a version of that smartphone with a smaller screen. The Galaxy S III has a massive 4.8-inch screen and Samsung believes that a version of the phone with a four-inch screen would be popular in Europe to compete directly with the iPhone 5.
Samsung's Galaxy S III will soon get its own "Mini Me" [Image Source: Mobile Geeks]
The head of Samsung's mobile business unit said recently that the company would launch a smaller version of the Galaxy S III in Europe on Thursday.
The device is expected to pack in a 800x480 resolution display, 1GHz STE U8420 dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and a 5MP shooter on the back..
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10/10/2012 10:47:52 AM
It is off. Eyeballing it is pretty obvious that the 2 pics are not 4 and 4.8 inch diagonally. Holding my GS3 up and zooming my screen so the GS3 above is 4.8 inches on my screen and using a ruler, the LCD's in the pics pics are 3.6 inches and 4.8 inches. Not a big deal, its just someones photochop, the mini will be 4 inches and slightly larger than the pic above indicates.
10/10/2012 4:00:42 PM
Yeah, it's really off. Take a look at this accurate comparison I made. Note: I didn't adjust the screen size at all to account for the small aspect ratio difference.
10/10/2012 4:58:22 PM
Ya, maybe that was the unnanounced "micro" model ;)
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