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{{Infobox device
| manufacturer = Samsung
| name = Galaxy SIII S III mini| codename = Goldensamsung-golden
| image = File:samsung-golden.jpg
| imagecaption = Samsung Galaxy SIII mini
| originalsoftware = Android 4.1.1
| chipset = [[ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500]]
| cpu = 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9| gpu = ARM Mali-400 MP1| storage = 8GB8 GB
| display = 480x800 AMOLED
| memory = 1GB1 GB
| architecture = armv7
| status_usbnet = Y
{{Device owners}}
== How to enter flash mode Installation ==Hold volume down The mainline kernel can only be booted through U-Boot, not directly with the Samsung bootloader. U-Boot is installed as intermediate bootloader on the boot partition, so it does not replace the Samsung bootloader entirely. pmbootstrap can only support one bootloader configuration at the moment, which is why U-Boot is also recommended when installing the downstream kernel. Boot into Download Mode using {{Button|Power}} + home {{Button|Volume Down}} + power together{{Button|Home}} and follow follow the [[ST-Ericsson_NovaThor_U8500#U-Boot_on_Samsung_NovaThor_U8500_Devices|the NovaThor U8500 U-Boot installation instructions]] to install U-Boot. Finally, then press volume up just follow the [[Installation guide]]. == Mainline =='''Working:'''* Display (partial - works but cannot be turned off properly; no brightness control)* GPU (Mali-400 MP using Lima)* Touchscreen* WiFi* Bluetooth (partial - at least on my device scanning for other devices works but it keeps disconnecting when connecting to bypass warningother devices; not sure why)* IMU (Accelerometer + Gyroscope)* USB '''Not working:'''* Audio* Camera* Battery - Device doesn't seem to charge and doesn't display any fuel gauge information. Maybe it's possible to enable AB8500 fuel gauge and charging support found in mainline?* ... === Bluetooth ===Bluetooth does not have any Bluetooth device address (bdaddr or "MAC address") set after boot at the moment. To make Bluetooth work, you need to manually configure one:  # apk add bluez-btmgmt # btmgmt public-addr <bdaddr>
== How to enter recovery mode ==Hold volume up + home + power togetherwhere <code><bdaddr></code> is a MAC address like <code>53:33:6d:69:6e:69</code>.
== Installation ==The Bluetooth controller should then show up in <code>bluetoothctl</code>:  # apk add bluez # rc-service bluetooth startView [ Installation guide.] $ bluetoothctl
== Experience ==
'''Downstream:''' The best user interface to install is XFCE4.Other ones do lag, or just don't respond.Especially KDE Plasma. '''Mainline:''' Plasma Mobile and Phosh should work okay. === DSI Scaling Error in Phosh===If your are running phosh, and the scaling is wrong so that you cannot type in the password to unlock the initial login screen, this can be fixed by changing this file <code>/usr/share/phosh/phoc.ini</code> like this:  [output:DSI-1] scale = 1
== See Also ==
* Initial PR: {{githubMR|1428}}* {{Device package|samsung-golden}}


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