Rumours of two new variations on Samsung's most popular gadgets are doing the rounds, with both the Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus and Galaxy S3 Mini tipped to be released before the end of the year.
That's very cheap, so if this smart phone does somehow prove to be real, don't expect it to feature anything like the high-end hardware that's filling the S3's plastic casing.
There's no source given for this rumour, so take it with a massive pinch of salt. Samsung has been known to craft tweaked versions of its smart phones though -- check out the Galaxy Ace Plus or the Galaxy S Advance for example, and I can see why it would want to capitalise on the popularity of the Galaxy S3.
Meanwhile the spotted by SamMobile as having shown up on a Chilean operator's website. Along with the images you can see above, an 8-megapixel camera and a 4.5-inch display are tipped, as is a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and .Galaxy S2 Plus was
While Samsung's approach has long been to create a whole host of mobiles and tablets -- presumably thinking that prospective shoppers can take their pick of screen sizes and specifications -- the risk with this strategy is that keeping track of all the different gadgets on offer becomes tricky.
Would Samsung make a mini version of the S3, or does that sound like lunacy? And do you think the Facebook wall.-maker is churning out too many mobiles, or not enough? Tell me in the comments or on our
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