Samsung adds Galaxy S III Mini with NFC

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

Samsung has announced a smaller, less powerful version of its flagship Galaxy S III handset.

The Samsung Galaxy S III Mini features a 4-inch 800 by 480 pixel display, along with a 1GHz dual core processor and a 5MP camera that shoots 720p video.

The new device will ship with Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” and includes Samsung’s proprietary S-Beam sharing technology, which uses NFC to initiate connections with other S-Beam devices, and also offers Wifi, GPS, FM radio and Bluetooth 4.0 LE connectivity.

The Samsung Galaxy S III, which has a 4.8-inch screen, sold a reported 20m units in the 100 days following its introduction in May 2012.

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