It’s been reported recently that the recently revealed diddy version of the ever popular Galaxy SIII will be making it’s UK appearance sooner than you think according to Phones4U who revealed on their site that they’ll be shipping pre-orders of the SIII Mini by November the 2nd.
The Galaxy SIII Mini isn’t quite as mini as we’d like though, with a generous 4 inch 480 x 800 Super AMOLED screen, a 1GHz dual core processor, either 8GB or 16GB of storage, a 5 megapixel camera with flash and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean it may be a little smaller in size, but what’s mini about this device is the hardware that it packs which to many has been quite an anti climax. It’s been said that the SIII Mini is pretty much just the Galaxy S Advance inside a smaller SIII body, and I’d have to agree with that statement.
The SIII Mini looks as if it’s going to prove perform well as a mid range mobile and the addition of Android Jelly Bean proves that you don’t need a whopping 1.4GHz processor to run this impressive OS version but if you were expecting a smaller phone that still packs the same punch as the SIII, you’re out of luck.
So if you’re interested in getting the SIII Mini it looks like Phones4U will be offering this smaller SIII at £25 per month for a 24 month contract on Vodafone, and with each order you’ll receive a free Samsung Pebble – A Creative Zen Stone style MP3 player with capacitive touch controls. An odd device to ship with a phone that already plays MP3’s but what’s unique about the Samsung Pebble is the ability to download songs from your Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini directly to the Pebble using a nifty cable that the music player comes with. (Read More: The Samsung Pebble on Pocket Lint)
Could this “Mini” version of the far superior SIII be a fair competitor to the iPhone 5 who shares the same size screen? What’re your thoughts?
If you’re interested in pre-ordering the SIII Mini, Phones4U.co.uk you can do so right here http://www.phones4u.co.uk/samsung/galaxy-s3-mini/