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T-Mobile releases Samsung Galaxy Exhibit (Galaxy S III Mini)

The Samsung Galaxy Exhibit has just expanded T-Mobile’s product lineup, consistent with rumors that marked the end of May as the product’s release date. This smartphone is T-Mobile’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, affordable alternative to the phone maker’s pricey high-end models.

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Slashgear notes that T-Mobile’s version is a bit different from US Cellular’s variant called the  Samsung Galaxy Axiom 4G LTE. The Galaxy Exhibit features 1Ghz dual-core processor in place of a the Axiom’s 1.2Ghz dual-core processor. It supports 4G, as well, but not LTE connectivity.

Adding to its list of specifications is a 5 MP primary camera with flash on its rear, complemented by a 1 MP secondary front camera. Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with Google Now is its operating system.

Meanwhile, its battery is a 1500 mAh Li-ion one which promises as much as 9 hours of talk time or 10 days of standby time.

The Galaxy Exhibit has dimensions of 5.03 x 2.60 x 0.35 inches and tips the scale at 4.3 ounces.

The device likewise comes with Text, Picture and Social Networking messaging capabilities, Visual Voicemail which allows users to choose the order in which they hear their voicemail messages, Wi-Fi calling when there is no cellular reception, GPS, and several pre-loaded apps. A 32 GB memory, which is expandable by means of SD cards, is also onboard.

As for its cost, the Galaxy Exhibit retails with a contract for $19.99 per month for 24 months. Those who want to purchase the device outright will have to pay $235.99.

In related news, Samsung is expected to unveil the Samsung Galaxy S IV Mini very soon, possibly within the coming month during the Premiere event in London. As compared with the Galaxy Exhibit, the Galaxy S IV Mini is expected to feature a 540 x 960 pixel resolution display, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, an 8 MP main camera, a 2.1 MP secondary camera, 1.5 GB of RAM, and a dual-core Snapdragon processor. It is said that the Galaxy S IV Mini will be similar with the Galaxy S III in terms of specifications, but appearance-wise, more closely resembles the Galaxy S IV.

via slashgear, t-mobile