Samsung galaxy S III mini GT-I8190 or Samsung Galaxy S3 mini is the “light” version of Samsung Galaxy S III. You can say that this GT-I8130 is the “downgrade” level of SGS3. Although it uses the same Android Version (Jelly Bean version 4.1 OS), the Camera, the Processor, the RAM, the size of touchscreen, the Resolution of display, all had been reduced.
Using Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen but without Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection, the SGS3 mini has 4.0 inches diagonal diameter display size with 480 x 800 pixels resolution (233 ppi pixel density). Along with Lithium-ion battery which has 1500 mAH capacity, this device has 111.5 grams weight (3.92 ounces). For the dimension of the body: 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 in millimeter or about 4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 inches.
Samsung Galaxy S III Mini (S3) GT I8190 User Manual & Quick Start Guide Resume
The device layout of Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-I8190) like the one that we gave you below (pictured) can be seen on both User Manual of the phone and also the Quick Start Guide of this device (find on PDF Download Tab for the PDF file). By reading it, you’ll learn where is the location of Power button, where the headset jack, the GPS antenna, the Volume button, the Home button, the Multipurpose jack, Back key, Proximity sensor, and more. And then you can closer and closer to be able to understand your SGS3 mini.
For basic functions tutorial such as how you can add a contact to your contact lists, how to create SMS or read SMS, how to use the Mobilebox pro, making call or receiving it, and others communication features, all you can read on from page 44 to page 56 of the Manual.
On the Troubleshooting chapter, there is a good information that you can use in case you experienced that your SGS3 mini freezes or hang or stop function. If the device is frozen or stop responding (unresponsive), try to reboot (force restart) your smartphone by pressing the Power button for about 9-12 seconds. If this problem still occurred, you can solve this issue by performing Factory data reset / Hard Reset: Go to Settings > Backup and reset > Factory data reset > Reset device > Erase everything.
Remember that the hang / stop responding problem may occurred due to the applications that you installed are not working well. You can still try to resolve this issue by installing the applications that you suspected to be the cause of your frozen phone. If you still wanna do Hard /Master Reset, make sure you had a backup all your document, videos, photos, and data.
Looking for how you can turn on your Wi-Fi and join Wi-Fi hotspot networks on the Galaxy S II Mini? Just open page 38 and find the tutorial in there. Wanna transfer music files (mp3, mp4, 3gp, etc), image files (bmp, gif, jpg, png), videos (mp4, avi, wmv, flv, mkv), documents files (doc, docx, pps, ppt, xls, zip, txt, pdf, etc) from PC to your SGS3 mini using USB cable connection, go to page 40 and 41 and read the full manual in there (you might need to install Samsung Kies). Pair the bluetooth? read on page 62 and 63 of the Manual.
Of course there are a lot of more. From setting the sound, using the camera, set the alarm, play videos, change the language, update the firmware, and else. Just get all the guidance by reading the PDF Manual of the SGS3 mini I8190.
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Samsung Galaxy S III Mini (SGS3 mini) GT I8190 Specifications
Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean OS) runs on Samsung Galaxy S III mini couldn’t work without 1GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor and 1GB RAM. For the chipset it uses NovaThor U8420 and Mali-400 is chosen as Graphic Processor Unit. In UK or Europe, this Galaxy S3 mini GT-I8190 commonly supports GSM data networks technology with 3G capability up to HSDPA 14.4 Mbps or HSUPA 5.76 Mbsp. Although it might depend on the mobile carrier on your region, in which the device would also supports CDMA mobile carrier connectivity.
If Samsung Galaxy S III is equipped with 8 Megapixel Camera, this mini version of SGS3 is only attached with 5 Megapixel Camera resolution. It’s placed on the rear panel of the phone along with LED Flash light. This “main” camera is able to record up to 720p@30fps video. Geo-tagging autofocus, face detection, touchfocus are also included features on the phone’s camera. If you wanna ask, is the SGS3 mini able to be used as Video Call? The answer is Yes. It has front facing camera, although only VGA camera.
For your information, there is microSD external card slot on this phone that you can use as additional storage. The fact that the phone only has 8GB storage (other version has 16GB) would make sure feel that it’s not enough space to save your document, videos, or games. Though, it depend on your behavior.
Most of common connectivity such as Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotpos, Bluetooth, NFC, USB connection are provided on this Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I8190. For preloaded applications, you will find S Planer, Voice Recorder, S Voice, Google Search, Voice Search, Mediencenter, Kundencenter, NAVIGON select, Google Maps (Local, Latitude, Navigation), Gmail, Mobile TV, FM Radio, Youtube, Chrome, Flipboard, and more.
Table of Contents of Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) Mini GT I8190 User Manual
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Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) Mini GT I8190 User Manual & Quick Start Guide PDF Download
This is the first step you need to know if you wanna use the Samsung Galaxy S3 mini: Open the back cover in order to be able to insert the SIM card or micro SD memory card (optional), including how to remove it; Assemble or remove the battery, charge the device, turn on the device and replace back the back cover casing. See the figure below for better understanding. If it’s still not enough, read the Quick Start Guide on page 9 or the Manual on “Getting Started” chapter.
Almost forget, the SGS3 mini is available on two colors casing: Pebble Blue and Marble White. For the PDF Files, get the download links here:
- Download User Manual of Samsung Galaxy S3 GT I8190 | Language: English | Page: 120 | PDF Size: 6.43MB
- Download User Guide of Samsung Galaxy S3 GT I8190 | Language: English | Page: 114 | PDF Size: 5.98MB
- Download Quick Start Guide of Samsung Galaxy S3 GT I8190 | Language: English | Page: 35 | PDF Size: 1.12MB