Samsung unveiled not too long ago a smaller flavor of Galaxy S III in Europe, but did not announce specifics on its availability in the United States as of now, though the handset can already be seen as available for purchase in the country.Dubbed Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, the new mobile phone can be found on Amazon’s website at the moment, with a price tag of $419.99 (€328) attached to it.
The smartphone is being sold unlocked, with support for GSM 850/900/1800/1900; HSDPA 900/1900/2100 bands packed inside it.
This means that users will be able to connect to AT&T’s or T-Mobile’s network in the country, but that they won’t be able to take advantage of the 4G services these wireless carriers have to offer.
For those out of the loop, we should note that Samsung has unveiled the new mobile phone with a 4.0-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display on the front, as well as with a dual-core 1GHz processor inside.
Moreover, the smaller flavor of Galaxy S III features 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory, as well as a microSD memory card slot to provide users with the possibility to add extra storage into the mix.
On the back, Samsung’s Galaxy S III mini sports a 5-megapixel photo snapper with LED flash, auto-focus and HD video recording capabilities. There is also a front camera available on the smartphone, great for video chatting while on the go.
The specifications list of this smartphone also includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, and EDR, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, and NFC capabilities. The handset is powered by a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery.
Galaxy S III mini runs under Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, with support for a great deal of applications and games available for download through the Google Play Store.