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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Nokia Lumia 820

Top 21 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Nokia Lumia 820

anonymous
1247
A shade higher pixel density
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233 ppi
vs
217 ppi
7.37% higher pixel density
anonymous
574
Has branded damage resistant glass
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Yes
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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
339
Way lighter
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120 g
vs
160 g
40 g lighter
anonymous
329
Vastly more internal storage
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16 GB
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8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
316
Is DLNA certified
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Yes
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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
296
Has a radio
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Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
177
Has a BSI sensor
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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.
anonymous
145
Newer Bluetooth version
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4
vs
3.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
103
Has a serial shot mode
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Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
67
Plays Adobe Flash
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Yes
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No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Mesfar Mahdi
18
Better design
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Yes
vs
No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Mohamed Ahmed Mazen
7
Smaller in the hand
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Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
PC Servis Jameesoft
1
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
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Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3
anonymous
-112
Measurably narrower
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63 mm
vs
68.5 mm
5.50 mm narrower
anonymous
-176
A bit less body volume
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82.9 cm³
vs
83.5 cm³
0.72% less body volume
anonymous
-193
Somewhat shorter
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121.6 mm
vs
123.8 mm
2.20 mm shorter
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
208
The browser has word wrap
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Yes
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No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
62
Is free and open source
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
56
Supports Java
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Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
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Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

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

Yes
vs
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Top 33 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 820

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

anonymous
1969
A shade more battery power
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1650 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
10% more battery power
anonymous
1521
Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
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2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
968
Slightly bigger screen size
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4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
906
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
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8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
474
Direct updates by OS vendor
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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
409
Distinctly faster downloads
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100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
316
Wireless charging
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Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
303
Has a dedicated camera button
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Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
296
Clearly better video recording quality
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1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
240
Has a two-stage shutter
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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.
anonymous
218
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
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Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
215
Has a brand lens
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Yes
vs
No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
anonymous
215
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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2.2
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.
anonymous
160
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
155
Has manual exposure
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Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
140
Measurably faster uploads
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50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
anonymous
131
Noticeably smaller semiconductor size
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28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
129
Has a video light
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Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
105
Has manual focus
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Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
99
Has manual ISO
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Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
46
Has manual white balance
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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
19
Glove friendly touchscreen
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Yes
vs
No
These super sensitive touchscreens are good for colder climates.
Nelson Campos
2
Supports Glance Screen
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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
1
It has changeable covers
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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
anonymous
79
Is a multi-user system
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Yes
vs
No
anonymous
68
Has a child lock
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Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
64
Has offline voice recognition
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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
59
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
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Yes
vs
No
Anna Maria Priolo
52
Has Microsoft Office
Reply
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
anonymous
40
Has turn by turn directions
Reply
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Club Dragon Ball Z
9
Cuenta con XBox
Reply
Yes
vs
No
Xbox Live, , Si tienes un Xbox Tu Lumia y Xbox Son la mejor Combinacion
Vincent Wansink
7
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
Reply
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.
Rupal Totale
4
Has a btter touch
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Yes
vs
No

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