Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

1. Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

25 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

1.Significantly more battery power
1500mAhvs 1418mAh (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
2.Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1GHzvs 2 x 0.8GHz (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
3.Considerably bigger screen size
4"vs 3.5" (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.Sizably more RAM memory
1GBvs 0.5GB (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
5.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
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.
6.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
120gvs 140g (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
8.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
9.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
10.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
11.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
12.Vastly faster downloads
21MBits/svs 14.4MBits/s (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
13.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
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.
14.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
15.Explicitly smaller semiconductor size
32nmvs 45nm (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
16.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
17.Considerably faster uploads
5.8MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
18.Plays Adobe Flash
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
19.Considerably faster maximum shutter speed
0.0001svs 0.0005s (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
20.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
21.Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
22.Distinctly less shutter lag
0.35svs 0.4s (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
23.Notably less startup delay
0.99svs 1.4s (Apple iPhone 4S 16GB)
It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
24.Smaller in the hand
Easier to use.
25.One of the colour options is pebble blue.
Aesthetics are important, too.
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2. Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

33 Reasons why Apple iPhone 4S 16GB is better

Comparing Apple iPhone 4S 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

1.Lots higher pixel density
330ppivs 233ppi (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
2.Significantly more megapixels (photo)
8MPvs 5MP (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
3.Significantly higher resolution
640 x 960pxvs 480 x 800px (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
4.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
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.
9.3mmvs 9.9mm (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
6.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
7.Noticeably better video recording quality
1,080 x 30fpsvs 720 x 30fps (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
8.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
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.
9.Substantially wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4vs 2.6 (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
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.
58.6mmvs 63mm (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
115.2mmvs 121.6mm (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
12.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
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.
13.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
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.
14.Noticeably less body volume
60.6cm³vs 82.9cm³ (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
Apple A5 APL0498
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
IOS 7.0
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
Apple iPhone 4S 16GB
Apple iPhone 4S 16GB specs
Apple iPhone 4S 16GB features
Apple iPhone 4S 16GB pros and cons
Apple iPhone 4S 16GB advantages
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