Samsung launches ‘fun-sized’ Galaxy S III

 With over 40 million units sold, and numerous “Phone of the year” awards, there is no question that the Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the best mobile phones available. But for those who are a bit turned off by its size (or price), Samsung outs a smaller version of the S III that provides users powerful performance and function and a new sense of form and style.

Sharing the core essence and “designed for humans” philosophy, the S III Mini boasts an organic design inspired by nature, which provides the perfect grip and ergonomic handling.  It also comes with a nature-themed user interface and sounds that match its outer design.

The sleek design does not limit its power with a 1GB RAM memory, dual core processor that runs on the latest Android OS, Jelly Bean. It also boasts of a 4.0” WVGA Super-AMOLED display which allows its users to enjoy movies, photos and web browsing in crystal-clear display.

The Mini also has the same intelligent features as its bigger brother, which include Smart Stay (which detects if the user is looking at the display and keeps the display from timing out until the user looks away), Smart Alert (which detects when a user returns to the phone and gives him a brief vibrating nudge to inform about missed calls, calendar events, and new messages), Direct call (which allows a user to make a call simply by lifting the phone to his or her ear while writing or reading a message or while specific contact details are brought up to the display), and S-Voice (which allows the users to control and command the smartphone  with his or her own voice).

To make getting a Mini even more fun, on its release date, Samsung is having its special First Day Offer on  February 2, 2013, dropping the Mini’s price to P12,990 instead of P14,990, at the Samsung booth at SM Mall of Asia and SM City Cebu. Buyers also get a free flip cover worth P990.

Early birds who line up from 10 a.m. to 12 noon will also get a chance to draw an extra P3,000 discount bringing the final discounted price to just P 9,990.

The Samsung Galaxy S III Mini will be offered free through Globe’s customizable My Super Plan 999 which comes with P900 Consumable, 50MB data and two call and text freebies. Subscribers may also opt for the unlimited data version through the Globe My Super Plan Unli Surf Combo 999 which comes with Unlimited Data and one call and text freebie* which you can also change monthly.

The Galaxy S III Mini comes in four colors; Marble White, Pebble Blue, Garnet Red and Titanium Gray.

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