Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190
SpecificationsNotebook: Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190 (Galaxy Series)
Processor: NovaThor U8500
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP
Display: 4.0 inch, 16:9, 800x480 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 439 euro
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190
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)?
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%
Source: Chip Test & Kauf - Heft Nr. 6/2014
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 94% emissions: 90%
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.