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HTC Desire 500 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Top Twelve Reasons for the

HTC Desire 500

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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More battery power
1800 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
20% more battery power
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Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
2.40x faster CPU clock speed
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949
Somewhat bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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888
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.6 MP
vs
0.3 MP
5.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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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.
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2
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.
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Supports two SIM cards
Yes
vs
No
A dual SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.
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Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
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Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
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

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A little bit higher pixel density
233 ppi
vs
217 ppi
7.37% higher pixel density
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570
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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404
Explicitly faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x 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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Somewhat lighter
120 g
vs
123 g
3 g lighter
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Noticeably more internal storage
16 GB
vs
4 GB
12 GB more internal storage
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Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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18
Better design
Yes
vs
No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Mohamed Ahmed Mazen
7
Smaller in the hand
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
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Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3
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A lot narrower
63 mm
vs
66.9 mm
3.90 mm narrower
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A little less body volume
82.9 cm³
vs
87.29 cm³
5.30% less body volume
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Shorter
121.6 mm
vs
131.8 mm
10.20 mm shorter

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

Yes
vs
No

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