Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S2

Top 14 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

anonymous
661
A tad higher pixel density
233 ppi
vs
218 ppi
6.88% higher pixel density
anonymous
91
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.
anonymous
87
Marginally faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
anonymous
81
Noticeably 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.
anonymous
70
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
54
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
53
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Mesfar Mahdi
5
Has 60 fps video
Yes
vs
No
Galaxy s4 has 30fps
Mesfar Mahdi
4
Better design
Yes
vs
No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Ivan Iemma
-4
Mucha mas facha
Yes
vs
No
Qu Setia Menanti
-8
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Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-355
Narrower
63 mm
vs
66.1 mm
3.10 mm narrower
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-400
Modestly shorter
121.6 mm
vs
125.3 mm
3.70 mm shorter
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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124
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
94
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
18
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
vs
No
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
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 Samsung Galaxy S2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

anonymous
1058
Slightly more battery power
1650 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
10% more battery power
anonymous
822
Faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
20% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
507
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
464
A little bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
275
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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137
Sizably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
90
Thinner
8.5 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.40 mm thinner
anonymous
80
Modestly lighter
116 g
vs
120 g
4 g lighter
Jurgen Domehl
-3
Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-366
Less body volume
70.3 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
17.92% less body volume

Samsung Galaxy S2 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

Yes
vs
No

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