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Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190

Specifications

Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190
Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190 (Galaxy Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
, LP-DDR2
Display
4.0 inch 16:9, 800x480 pixel, HD Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
8 GB SSD, 8 GB 
, internal memory (approx. 4 GB freely available)
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm headphone socket, Card Reader: microSD (32 GB maximal), Sensors: proximity sensor, viewing direction sensor, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, digital compass
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0, UMTS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.9 x 63 x 122 ( = 0.39 x 2.48 x 4.8 in)
Battery
6 Wh Lithium-Ion, Samsung GB/T18287-2000, 1.500 mAh, 3,8 V, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 850 h, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 850 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 470 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 27000 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 25800 h
Operating System
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Camera
Webcam: main camera: 5 MP + photo light, front camera: VGA
Additional features
Speakers: 2x Monospeakers (front & and back), charger, USB-H wire, in-ear headphones with various connectors, Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
113 g ( = 3.99 oz / 0.25 pounds), Power Supply: 35 g ( = 1.23 oz / 0.08 pounds)
Price
439 Euro

 

Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 57%, features: 45%, display: 87% mobility: 98%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 69%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190

87% Review Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190 Smartphone | Notebookcheck
Mini-size, maxi-performance? Samsung introduces a new compact version of its successful flagship model Galaxy S3. The Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-I8190 includes Android 4.1.1 and a super AMOLED touchscreen with a 4-inch diagonal screen measurement and is meant to round off the Galaxy Series in the lower end. Can you be convinced by the performance and the 8 GB internal memory at a low price of around 285 Euros (~$373)?
80% Samsung Galaxy SIII mini
Source: Gadgetspeak English
This is an Android phone, however if you can cope with the smaller size it can do quite a number of things that you would expect to need a larger device to complete. This is a 112 gram device that slips easily into a pocket or purse. The Samsung Galaxy S III mini is available either on contract or PAYG from the various phone chains or should you prefer unlocked.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/17/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80%

Foreign Reviews

94% Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 6/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 94% emissions: 90%

Comment

ARM Mali-400 MP: OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics card for ARM SoCs that is scaleable from one to four fragment processors and has got one vertex processor. Mainly used in conjunction with ARM A9 cores in tablets and smartphones.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


NovaThor U8500: ARM Cortex A9 based SoC with NEON extension and integrated HSPA+ modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.0":

This is one of the smallest diagonal for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.113 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2013-06-18 (Update: 2013-06-18)