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Apple iPhone 4S 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Top 24 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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Plenty higher pixel density
330 ppi
vs
233 ppi
41.63% higher pixel density
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Sizably more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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Measurably higher resolution
960x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.60x higher resolution
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Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
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No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
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Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
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No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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Marginally thinner
9.3 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.60 mm thinner
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Clearly better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
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720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4
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2.6
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has manual white balance
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Amply narrower
58.6 mm
vs
63 mm
4.40 mm narrower
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Much less body volume
60.6 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
36.80% less body volume
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Shorter
115.2 mm
vs
121.6 mm
6.40 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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Has a child lock
Yes
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No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Apple A5 APL0498
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A5 APL0498
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Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
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Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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Has TrustZone
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
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Has out-of-order execution
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

Yes
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No

Top 30 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

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Somewhat more battery power
1500 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
5.78% more battery power
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Faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1 GHz
vs
2 x 0.8 GHz
25% faster CPU clock speed
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A lot more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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Bigger screen size
4 "
vs
3.5 "
14.29% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Explicitly faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Lighter
120 g
vs
140 g
20 g lighter
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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A little faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
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Distinctly smaller semiconductor size
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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Noticeably faster maximum shutter speed
0.0001 s
vs
0.0005 s
5x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
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Substantially less shutter lag
0.35 s
vs
0.4 s
0.05 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
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Better design
Yes
vs
No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
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Distinctly less startup delay
0.99 s
vs
1.4 s
0.41 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
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Smaller in the hand
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
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1
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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Supports widgets
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Is free and open source
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than Apple iPhone 4S 16GB because...

Yes
vs
No

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