Samsung officially unveil a smaller version of Galaxy S3 – Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. This new device is expected to compete with some other smartphones on the market, such as Apple’s iPhone 5 and Nokia Lumia 920.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is released with 4-inch screen and runs on latest Android operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Also this phone features Near Field Communication (NFC) chip. Expect the screen size, this device is identical to the original Samsung Galxy S3 in appearance. However, it is surely a different phone for its 1GHz dual-core processor, 5MP rear camera and 800x480p display rather than 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8MP rear camera and 1280×720 resolution. Moreover, Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini lacks the 4G-LTE networking,
Comparing with other smartphones iPhone 5 and Nokia Lumia 920, Whether Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is the winner? The Following will give you the comparison among these three devices.
Display: Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is 4-inch as that of iPhone 5 while Nokia Lumia 920 having 4.5 inch screen. However, the resolution of Samsung Mini is much lower than iPhone’s 1136×640 and Nokia Lumia 920’s 1280×768.
Operating System: Samsung Galxy S3 Mini suns on Android v4.1 Jelly Bean while Nokia Lumia 920 running on Windows phone 8. And iPhone 5 comes with Apple’s latest iOS 6.
Processor: Samsung Galxy S3 Mini is equipped with 1GHz dual-core processor compared with Nokia Lumia 920’s 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and Apple iPhone’s A6 dual-core processor.
Storage: Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is available with 8GB, 16GB and expandable memory up to 32GB, while while Nokia Lumia 920 has 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants and iPhone 5 has various storage levels 16GB, 32GB or 64GB.
Net Working: Both iPhone 5 and Nokia Lumia 920 work well with 4G-LTE networking, but Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini without this ability.
Camera: Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has 5 megapixel rear camera compared to Nokia Lumia 920’s and iPhone 5’s 8 megapixel cameras.
Obviously, Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini couldn’t won the battle with Nokia Lumia 920 and iPhone 5. However, in any case, every product has its own market. Although Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini isn’t as powerful as original Samsung Galxy S3, the company declares this phone “can be an optimal choice for consumers who are looking for more practical smartphones.” Surely, some people unlike the too big screen phone devices.