1. goin_nil's Avatar
    Is our phone really that big that they need to make a mini version?

    http://phandroid.com/2012/08/31/sams...remier-tipped/
    08-31-2012 03:04 PM
  2. Rev2010's Avatar
    Seems a bit BS to me... unless they're trying to match iPhone standards since the new iPhone 5 is supposed to be 4" in size


    Rev.
    08-31-2012 03:07 PM
  3. Evoken's Avatar
    That would be totally lame, really.
    08-31-2012 08:25 PM
  4. Sazura65's Avatar
    I really don't see the point. I like my 4.8' screen

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    08-31-2012 08:54 PM
  5. NickLippert's Avatar
    I could see a smaller screen but same specs. Naming it the S3 mini is weird though.
    09-01-2012 12:47 AM
  6. Roboticz's Avatar
    I think the S3 Mini is a good idea... the whole point of the Android world is that people have choices.

    Personally I like the 4.8" screen size... but I know a number of people who think it's too big for them. This isn't the Apple world... people should be able to choose a phone that suits their preferences.
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    09-01-2012 02:31 AM
  7. lbkiml's Avatar
    S3.5?

    You get used to the size of it. Can't see myself going with a smaller screen now since I have it.
    09-01-2012 12:36 PM
  8. Tayman52's Avatar
    S3.5?

    You get used to the size of it. Can't see myself going with a smaller screen now since I have it.
    Ditto


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    09-01-2012 01:41 PM
  9. Srambo217's Avatar
    If there's a market for it why shouldn't people have it?

    Big screens aren't for everybody.

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    09-01-2012 02:54 PM
  10. xKrNMBoYx's Avatar
    Yuck anything 4.0"-5.5" is fine for me. 5.5+ aka Galaxy Note sizes are a bit big to use with one hand but they are still okay. I just would never want to use a 3.2"-3.5" display again though. It's just too small after using 4.0+. 4.8 is perfect for me. It's basically a 5" screen but I can use one hand and my thumb only to use the phone majority of the time.
    09-01-2012 06:22 PM
  11. Roboticz's Avatar
    Yuck anything 4.0"-5.5" is fine for me. 5.5+ aka Galaxy Note sizes are a bit big to use with one hand but they are still okay. I just would never want to use a 3.2"-3.5" display again though. It's just too small after using 4.0+. 4.8 is perfect for me. It's basically a 5" screen but I can use one hand and my thumb only to use the phone majority of the time.
    Right... so because YOU don't want a smaller phone... nobody else in the world should have the option to have a smaller phone. Gotcha! *rolleyes*
    09-01-2012 08:18 PM
  12. Dizzo1992's Avatar
    This would be great for my gf she loves my s3 but it's just too big for her hands I think she would enjoy a mini one. The size of the s3 is the only thing stopping her from buying it.

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    09-01-2012 09:39 PM
  13. GK3K's Avatar
    I think the S3 Mini is a good idea... the whole point of the Android world is that people have choices.

    Personally I like the 4.8" screen size... but I know a number of people who think it's too big for them. This isn't the Apple world... people should be able to choose a phone that suits their preferences.
    I concur. Choice is cool.

    My female co-worker said she doesn't like the S III because she can't put it in her clutch (lady's wallet). She bought an iPhone 4S and it fits perfectly. I believe if she had the option of a smaller unit, she would have gone with it and skipped the iPhone.
    09-01-2012 10:23 PM
  14. SteveISU's Avatar
    The more companies like Samsung do this, the longer the play store will have much less polished apps. When they have to redesign them for every new useless phone that comes out every 2 months from these guys they will never come close to iOS.

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    09-01-2012 10:25 PM
  15. XChrisX's Avatar
    4.8" display on a phone is nice, but it's sad when anything smaller is now considered "low end", or "mid range". Not everyone wants a massive phone like the SIII, but people don't want to sacrifice specs on the smaller phones either.
    Roboticz likes this.
    09-02-2012 01:35 PM
  16. lbkiml's Avatar
    I'd say they should atleast rename it, if they make a smaller one
    09-02-2012 05:17 PM
  17. Roboticz's Avatar
    The more companies like Samsung do this, the longer the play store will have much less polished apps. When they have to redesign them for every new useless phone that comes out every 2 months from these guys they will never come close to iOS.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
    Not necessarily... this is just a different screen size... not a completely new phone. They can keep the aspect ratio the same.
    09-02-2012 06:29 PM
  18. mzanette's Avatar
    I can see a smaller, cheaper version selling well. You get most of the benefits of the S3 but at a lower price point. Also for people who think anything over 4" is too big this would work for them.
    09-02-2012 08:24 PM
  19. Sumpm's Avatar
    My wife thought the 4" screen on her LG Marquee made the phone too big, and a 4.8" screen is ridiculous (though, I disagree). Same specs with a <4" screen size would probably make a lot of people very happy.
    09-03-2012 12:18 PM
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