Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790

Top 36 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790

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More battery power
1500 mAh
vs
1230 mAh
21.95% more battery power
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Measurably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1 GHz
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1 x 1 GHz
2x faster CPU clock speed
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More RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.75 GB
0.25 GB more RAM memory
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Vastly higher resolution
800x480 px
vs
480x360 px
2.22x higher resolution
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Explicitly bigger screen size
4 "
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2.45 "
1.63x bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has branded damage resistant glass
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.
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Significantly faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2.92x faster downloads
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Is DLNA certified
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.
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Notably more internal storage
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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Significantly better video recording quality
720 x 30 fps
vs
480 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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Has a radio
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Thinner
9.9 mm
vs
11.4 mm
1.50 mm thinner
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Has a BSI sensor
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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A shade faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
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Significantly smaller semiconductor size
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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Noticeably more microphone(s)
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Has a gyroscope
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Has a front camera
Yes
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No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has a compass
Yes
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No
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
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Has an accelerometer
Yes
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No
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
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Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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Supports widgets
Yes
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No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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The browser has word wrap
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.
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Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Yes
vs
No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
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Supports video chat
Yes
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No
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Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
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No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
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Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
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Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
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Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
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No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790 because...

Yes
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No

Top Nine Reasons for the

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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Modestly higher pixel density
245 ppi
vs
233 ppi
5.15% higher pixel density
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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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Direct updates by OS vendor
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.
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Lighter
107 g
vs
120 g
13 g lighter
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Has a QWERTY keyboard
Yes
vs
No
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.
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Narrower
60 mm
vs
63 mm
3 mm narrower
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Marginally less body volume
75.2 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
10.24% less body volume
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Shorter
110 mm
vs
121.6 mm
11.60 mm shorter
BlackBerry 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for BlackBerry 7.0
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Has a child lock
Yes
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No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9790 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

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No

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