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HTC Desire 500 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Top 13 Reasons for the

HTC Desire 500

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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2195
More battery power
Comment
1800 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
20% more battery power
anonymous
1674
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
2.40x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1090
Slightly bigger screen size
Comment
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
996
Notably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
710
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.6 MP
vs
0.3 MP
5.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
626
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
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
229
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2
vs
2.6
Wider aperture at 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
89
Supports two SIM cards
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.
Patrick Ruffell
16
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Insaf Chakir Alaoui
1
Has two sim cards
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
anonymous
118
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
88
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
63
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No

HTC Desire 500 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 16 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to HTC Desire 500

anonymous
1397
Modestly higher pixel density
Comment
233 ppi
vs
217 ppi
7.37% higher pixel density
anonymous
627
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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
460
Measurably faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
anonymous
408
A shade lighter
Comment
120 g
vs
123 g
3 g lighter
anonymous
394
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
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
382
Considerably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
4 GB
12 GB more internal storage
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365
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
351
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
332
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
106
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
75
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Mohamed Ahmed Mazen
7
Smaller in the hand
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
PC Servis Jameesoft
1
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3
anonymous
-50
Reasonably narrower
Comment
63 mm
vs
66.9 mm
3.90 mm narrower
anonymous
-127
Modestly less body volume
Comment
82.9 cm³
vs
87.29 cm³
5.30% less body volume
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-145
Shorter
Comment
121.6 mm
vs
131.8 mm
10.20 mm shorter

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than HTC Desire 500 because...

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vs
No

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