Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini UK release date confirmed

Following the handset’s formal unveiling last month, Korean handset manufacturer Samsung has confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini UK release date will be held on November 8.

Set to hit retailers in a matter of days, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is a sub-sized sibling to the market leading Samsung Galaxy S3, with the mid-range dual-core device lining up with a 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED display similar in size to the iPhone 5.

“Our latest addition to the Galaxy portfolio, the Galaxy S3 Mini brings the high performance, intuitive ease-of-use and nature-inspired design of the Galaxy S3 in a new elegant yet compact form,” Simon Stanford, Vice President, Telecommunications & Networks, Samsung UK and Ireland said. “Following the massive success and popularity of the Galaxy S3 and all its features, we are confident customers will enjoy the Galaxy S3 Mini when it hits the shelves on the 8th November.”

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Specs
Running Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini features list is kicked off by a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and the option of 8GB or 16GB worth of integrated storage, expandable via microSD card.

Boasting a 5-megapixel rear-mounted camera with autofocus capabilities and an integrated LED flash, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini also plays host to a second, forward-facing, VGA snapper with the handset’s Google branded innards skinned with the company’s much loved TouchWiz UI.

Featuring a form factor styled very much around the current Samsung Galaxy S3, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, which features a 1,500mAh battery, measures in at just 9.9mm thick and 120g in weight.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Release Date and Price
Although Samsung has confirmed the upcoming November 8 Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini UK release date, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 manufacturer has yet to offer any official details on the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini price.

Whilst Samsung has yet to shed light on the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini price tag, despite revealing the handset will come preinstalled with free copies of the Sims 3 and Bejewelled 2, online retailer Clove is currently listing the 4-inch Android handset with a £298.80 SIM-free price.

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