Expert Review of Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini 8GB Blue
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini is 9.85 mm thick and weighs 111.5 grams. Its 4 inch screen is protected by the super AMOLED display technology. The device features loads of multimedia features including the music player and the video player while the various data connectivity features include bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB port and the GPRS and EDGE facility. The Radio FM feature is also provided for along with the RDS technology. Powered by the 1 GHz dual core processor along with the android 4.1 operating system, Samsung Galaxy S3 mini features loads of other features as well including the S Voice, Smart Stay, Direct Call, S Beam and Buddy photo share. The device also features a pretty formidable camera that works at a 5 megapixel strength. The user can then click pictures with complete clarity and also shoot videos whenever he or she desires. There is also a secondary VGA camera provided by the device. The storage capacity is also decent with two versions of it being made available. The first one comes with an 8 GB memory while the other with 16 GB. Both the versions though have a slot for a microSD card that lets the user stretch the memory of the device up to 32 GB. The user can then store heaps of data including music files, games, images and videos without worrying about the memory being used up completely. The device comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1500 mAh letting the user work with the device for a long time without his or her work being cut out in the middle.
User Interface and UI functionality
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes with a 4 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen display that gives a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels. The screen can be interacted with through touchscreen technology.
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes loaded with lots of multimedia features including the music player that makes sure that the user can listen to all the popular musical tracks that the entertainment world has to offer. There is also the facility of a video player that allows the user to watch and enjoy all the desired videos with remarkable picture quality. There is also the facility of FM radio with RDS technology that allows the user to not only access all teh popular radio stations but record the desired songs.
Pictures and Video quality
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes with a very powerful 5 megapixel camera that allows the user to click pictures with great quality and comfort. The camera further comes with the facility of LED flash and auto focus. The LED flash lets the user click pictures in the dark with complete clarity even when the natural light is not satisfactory. The autofocus feature makes sure that the user gets to click pictures with complete precision thereby providing stability. There is also a video recorder that lets the user shoot videos while a secondary camera is also provided with VGA quality.
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes with Wi-Fi facility that makes sure that the user gets to access the web at a faster pace and download data including music files, games, images and videos. The user can further access all the popular social networking sites including FaceBook and Twitter. The user can also watch videos on YouTube along with downloading them.
Internal and External Memory
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes with two versions with one offering an internal memory of 8 GB while the other offering 16 GB. There is also the provision for a microSD card slot that allows the user to expand the memory of the device up to 32 GB thereby enabling him or her to keep a large collection of data including music files, games, images and videos without worrying about the memory space running out. The 1 GB RAM allows the user to access all the resources of the system at a faster pace.
Applications and Gaming
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes loaded with lots of games and applications that keeps the user busy and engaged. The user can further download more games from the web with the device being backed by the latest Android operating system that would give the user a huge pool to choose from.
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1500 mAh that allows the user to enjoy all the features that the device has to offer without his or her entertainment being cut short. The user can also listen to music or watch videos for a substantial amount of time without being interrupted.
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes with lots of data connectivity features including the bluetooth 4.0 facility that makes sure that the user gets to connect with other devices and transfer or receive data to or from it at a fast pace where the data exchanged may include music files, games, images and videos. There is also the Wi-Fi feature allowing the user to access Internet and download desired data or visit popular web sites for business or leisure purposes. These web sites also includes FaceBook and Twitter. The USB port makes sure that the user can connect with computers and laptops through the USB cable and download data including exchange data with it. The nature of data exchanged here may again include music files, games, images and videos. The user can also charge the device through the same process. The GPRS facility allows the user to navigate to the desired location with ease and comfort.
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini when compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 has a smaller screen with the former offering a 4 inch screen with respect to the 4.8 inch offered by the latter. What the Samsung Galaxy S3 mini scores over Samsung Galaxy S3 is the operating system with Samsung Galaxy S3 mini featuring the Jelly bean android while Samsung Galaxy S3 features the ice cream sandwich. Still, Samsung Galaxy S3 is upgradable to 4.1 android operating system.