Samsung Galaxy SIII mini Value Edition (samsung-i8200)

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Samsung Galaxy SIII mini Value Edition
Galaxy SIII mini VE
Galaxy SIII mini VE
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy SIII mini Value Edition
Codename goldenve
Released 2014
Original software Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Marvell PXA986
CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9
Display 480x800 4in
Memory 1 GB
Midori browser on Weston


  • Ashymad

What works

  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth (although untested it should work because it's the same chipset as Wi-Fi)
  • FDE
  • Touchscreen
  • Wayland
  • XWayland

What does not work

  • Flashing rootfs through Heimdall #581
  • Cell
  • Audio
  • ...

How to enter flash mode

Hold Home+Volume Down+Power then release Power when phone vibrates. Press Volume Up upon seeing warning.


pmbootstrap init
pmbootstrap install
pmbootstrap flasher flash_kernel

  • You can flash rootfs to sdcard or use netcat #456

See also