Apple iPhone 4S 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Top 18 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

anonymous
678
Way higher pixel density
330 ppi
vs
233 ppi
41.63% higher pixel density
anonymous
579
Noticeably higher resolution
960x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.60x higher resolution
anonymous
520
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
322
Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
278
Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
144
Appreciably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
144
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4
vs
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.
anonymous
107
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.
anonymous
96
A tad thinner
9.3 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.60 mm thinner
anonymous
62
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.
anonymous
28
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.
Matilda Demanski
-24
Universal Apple Care/Genius Care
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-350
Amply narrower
58.6 mm
vs
63 mm
4.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-361
Lots less body volume
60.6 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
36.80% less body volume
anonymous
-395
Shorter
115.2 mm
vs
121.6 mm
6.40 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
133
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
37
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
19
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Aiden Richardson
-10
Has iMessage
Yes
vs
No
Free texts between iPhones
anonymous
-14
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 27 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

anonymous
1081
Modestly more battery power
1500 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
5.78% more battery power
anonymous
845
Faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1 GHz
vs
2 x 0.8 GHz
25% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
633
A lot more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
476
Bigger screen size
4 "
vs
3.5 "
14.29% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
449
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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346
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.
anonymous
246
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
237
Notably faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
anonymous
225
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.
anonymous
203
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
197
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
188
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.
anonymous
131
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
88
A little faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
anonymous
86
Lighter
120 g
vs
140 g
20 g lighter
anonymous
83
Sizably 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.
anonymous
58
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
49
Notably 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.
anonymous
20
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.
anonymous
18
Measurably 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.
Mesfar Mahdi
5
Has 60 fps video
Yes
vs
No
Galaxy s4 has 30fps
Mesfar Mahdi
4
Better design
Yes
vs
No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Ivan Iemma
-4
Mucha mas facha
Yes
vs
No
Qu Setia Menanti
-8
J
Yes
vs
No
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
anonymous
198
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.
anonymous
130
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.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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

Yes
vs
No

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