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February 27, 2013

HDC Galaxy Mini i8190 - Specs Review: 4-inch Galaxy S3 Mini Clone for just $95


Here's another HDC knock-off which might interest you, the HDC Galaxy S3 Mini. It is basically an S3 Mini clone. The HDC Galaxy S3 Mini i8190 sports a 4-inch screen, just like the real S3 Mini, and overall its pretty much similar in terms of the looks.



The HDC Galaxy S3 Mini i8190 is equipped with a single-core processor, MT6575, clocked at 1GHz. It is slated with a 4 inches screen of WVGA 800*480 pixels in resolution. It is packed with 256MB of RAM, and 256MB of internal storage. The HDC Galaxy S3 Mini i8190 runs on Android 2.3.6 OS out of the box and has a skinned TouchWiz UI (same UI with the Samsung Galaxy S3 phone) which makes it more difficult to tell that it is just a knock-off.

HDC Galaxy S3 Mini Specs

Here's a more detailed look on the features and specifications of this HDC Galaxy S3 Mini:


  • Manufacturer: HDC
  • Model: HDC Galaxy S3 Mini i8190
  • Operating System: Android 2.3.6 OS
  • Processor: MTK6575, Single core, 1GHz
  • Screen: 4.0 inch WVGA touchscreen, 800*480 pixels, 16 million colors, multi-touch screen
  • Camera: 5MP rear camera + 2MP front camera, digital zoom
  • Connectivity Technology: GSM + WCDMA(Single Simcard)
  • Network Band: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz + WCDMA 850/2100MHz
  • Data Technology: EDGE, GPRS
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • WLan: Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
  • USB: USB 2.0
  • Features: Radio: FM, G-sensor, Interface/Port: 3.5mm earphone jack / mini USB
  • Battery: Li-on battery(1500mAh), 150-200 hours
  • Memory: 256MB RAM, 256MB ROM
  • Dimensions: 121.55*63.3*9.9mm
  • Weight: 120g
  • Package: HDC Galaxy S3 Mini i8190 Android Phone, Travel Charger, 2 * Batteries, USB Data Cable, Headphone, Manual


For more info, and more actual photos of the HDC Galaxy S3 Mini, click here.


This S3 Mini clone, just doesnt have that SAMSUNG logo, but as far as I know you can request FCT to put the logo if ever you want to buy from them. Overall, for its pricing, I can say that this one is already a good buy. Its 1GHz processor is able to handle HD gaming already, plus it gives a feel of a premium phone.

Pricing and Availability

The HDC Galaxy Mini i8190 retails for just $95 and can be purchased from Fastcardtech. It is eligible for free shipping promotion as well.

If you are interested in buying the HDC Galaxy Mini i8190  I strongly suggest that you get it from Fastcardtech. They are my most trusted Chinese online seller for such kind of goods, I never had a problem with them, they ship for free worldwide, do their best to lower customs tax and best of all– they have the lowest pricing.

Click here to buy the HDC Galaxy Mini i8190.

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