Samsung Galaxy S3 mini Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean ) vs. Galaxy S III Specifications

Samsung GALAXY S III mini, a compact version of its big brother the Galaxy S III and comes with a 4.0-inch capacitive touchscreen, compared to the 4.8-inch of the S3.Both the Galaxy S3 mini and S 3 have Super AMOLED display with the larger version having a corning gorilla glass for protection. Galaxy S3 has […]

Samsung GALAXY S III mini, a compact version of its big brother the Galaxy S III and comes with a 4.0-inch capacitive touchscreen, compared to the 4.8-inch of the S3.

Both the Galaxy S3 mini and S 3 have Super AMOLED display with the larger version having a corning gorilla glass for protection. Galaxy S3 has a larger screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, while the S 3 ming has the 480 x 800 pixel screen resolution.

Another big difference between the two Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S 3 mini is the former runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out-of-the-box, the S 3 mini runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) out-of-the-box.

The big brother still awaits official Jelly Bean update in most part of the World.

Both 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.

"The GALAXY S III introduced a new concept of smartphone that has proven hugely popular around the world. We're now delighted to bring its revolutionary design, intuitive usability and intelligence to the GALAXY S III mini in a more compact form," said JK Shin, President and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. "We continue to make every effort to provide extraordinary mobile experiences to meet a wide variety of user needs."

Samsung Galaxy S III mini Android 4.1 Jelly Bean : Up front

Specification comparison between Galaxy S III and Galaxy S III mini

ParametersSamsung Galaxy S III
Samsung Galaxy S III Mini
Operating systemAndroid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (Upgradeable to 4.1 Jelly Bean)Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Screen size4.8 inches4.0 inches
RAM1GB1GB
Dimensions136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm121.55 x 63 x 9.85 mm
Weight133 gm111.5 gm
Screen resolution1,280 x 720 pixels (306ppi)800 x 480 pixels (223ppi)
Processor1.5 GHz Quad-core1 GHz Dual-core
Bluetooth4.04.0
Screen typeHD Super AMOLEDHD Super AMOLED
Internal storage16GB / 32GB16GB
External storagemicroSD (maximum of 64GB)microSD (maximum of 32GB)
Rear camera8MP5MP
Front-facing cam1.9MPVGA
Video capture1080p720p
NFCYesYes
Data StandardsHSDPA+, HSUPAHSPA+
Battery2100mAh1500mAh

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