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Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini

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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

If you were hoping for a mini Galaxy S III, this isn't it. If, instead you fancy a decent mid-spec phone with a modern design, this is a great choice.

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Pros
  • Excellent battery life
  • Same software experience as the GS3
  • Attractive, modern design
Cons
  • Slower performance than on the GS3
  • No NFC or S Beam
  • Mediocre display

Reviews

70
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 13

80
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 6
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
422
Internal memory
161
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
422
161
Yes

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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

80
 

User Reviews

80
Vigants
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
SaddamFazal
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
60
Teastrings
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