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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Nokia Lumia 820

Top 19 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Nokia Lumia 820

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Marginally higher pixel density
Comment
233 ppi
vs
217 ppi
7.37% higher pixel density
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802
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.
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615
Reasonably lighter
Comment
120 g
vs
160 g
40 g lighter
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473
Noticeably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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446
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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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427
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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232
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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194
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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145
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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92
Appreciably narrower
Comment
63 mm
vs
68.5 mm
5.50 mm narrower
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84
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
30
Slightly shorter
Comment
121.6 mm
vs
123.8 mm
2.20 mm shorter
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
-35
A shade less body volume
Comment
82.9 cm³
vs
83.5 cm³
0.72% less body volume
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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331
The browser has word wrap
Comment
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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201
Is free and open source
Comment
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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175
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than Nokia Lumia 820 because...

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Top 32 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 820

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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Slightly more battery power
Comment
1650 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
10% more battery power
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2079
Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
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1387
A little 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
1269
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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544
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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
519
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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467
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
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419
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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388
Measurably better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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313
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
anonymous
306
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
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.
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303
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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203
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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186
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
183
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
174
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
171
Sizably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
anonymous
145
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
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141
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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68
Has manual white balance
Comment
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.
Matias Ilonen
22
Glove friendly touchscreen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Nelson Campos
2
Supports Glance Screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Glance is a Windows Phone 8 feature that allows you to look at the clock and selected notifications (eg: mail, facebook, dropped calls etc) att all times, or when you take it off the pocket (configurable)
Nelson Campos
2
It has changeable covers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Covers can be swapped. Users can buy different color covers and swap them as they will.
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
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244
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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197
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.
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102
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
73
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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72
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Rupal Totale
14
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Vincent Wansink
13
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When you plug your phone into the PC using USB it shows up as a drive in file explorer so you can easily copy files to and from the phone without needing to use an app like iTunes.
Josua Hutapea
9
Has Metro UI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Metro UI is a Windows Phone 8 UI which offer us "rectangles theme" who other OS doesn't have it.
Josua Hutapea
8
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

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