Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini: SA pricing

The Samsung Galaxy S3 mini has launched in South Africa – here’s what it will cost you

By - January 23, 2013
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Samsung announced in a press statement today (23 January 2013) that it has launched the Samsung Galaxy S3 mini in South Africa.

The Korean electronics giants provided the following recommended retail pricing for the device:

  • Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini 8GB: R4,599;
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini 16GB: R4,999.

However, potential buyers should take note that the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is not simply a smaller version of the popular Samsung Galaxy S3.

As the pricing might indicate, the smaller smartphone packs hardware that is far less powerful than its bigger brother.

The device is set to have the following specifications:

Specifications Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Operating system Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”
Display 4.0″ WVGA (480×800) Super AMOLED
Camera, primary 5MP
Camera, secondary VGA
Storage, internal 8/16GB
Storage, expandable microSD
RAM 1GB
Processor 1GHz dual-core
Battery 1,500mAh
Cellular data 14.4Mbps HSPA
NFC Yes
Dimensions 121.55 x 63 x 9.85mm
Weight 111.5g
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