Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top Nine Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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687
Somewhat lighter
Comment
120 g
vs
133 g
13 g lighter
anonymous
477
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
179
Marginally faster uploads
Comment
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
anonymous
147
Considerably narrower
Comment
63 mm
vs
70.6 mm
7.60 mm narrower
anonymous
92
Amply shorter
Comment
121.6 mm
vs
136.6 mm
15 mm shorter
anonymous
87
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Mohamed Ahmed Mazen
7
Smaller in the hand
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
anonymous
7
Modestly less body volume
Comment
82.9 cm³
vs
82.94 cm³
0.05% less body volume
PC Servis Jameesoft
1
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 22 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

anonymous
2804
Plenty more battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
40% more battery power
anonymous
2254
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
2.80x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1893
Way higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
vs
233 ppi
31.33% higher pixel density
anonymous
1518
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.8 "
vs
4 "
20% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1376
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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1325
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
anonymous
1069
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
592
Thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.30 mm thinner
anonymous
428
Significantly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
201
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
178
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
159
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
73
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.
Rockingrocking Boy Aakshay
5
Good pic capture at night
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has better camera at night
Dami Agunbiade
2
Zero Shutter Lag
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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227
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.
anonymous
77
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
anonymous
117
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
anonymous
75
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
71
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
71
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

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

Yes
vs
No

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