Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Top 21 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

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2197
Measurably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 1.4 GHz
42.86% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1403
Way more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
844
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.
anonymous
545
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
anonymous
507
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
0.3 GB
15.70 GB more internal storage
anonymous
385
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
243
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.
anonymous
202
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
187
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
177
A little faster uploads
Comment
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
anonymous
152
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
133
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
109
Has a gyroscope
Comment
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.
anonymous
103
Has a front camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
anonymous
68
Modestly shorter
Comment
121.6 mm
vs
125 mm
3.40 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
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)
anonymous
354
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.
anonymous
112
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
44
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S because...

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Top Eleven Reasons for the

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

anonymous
1476
Slightly bigger screen size
Comment
4.2 "
vs
4 "
5% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1343
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1297
Lots higher resolution
Comment
854x480 px
vs
800x480 px
6.75% higher resolution
anonymous
793
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
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.
anonymous
665
Somewhat lighter
Comment
117 g
vs
120 g
3 g lighter
anonymous
567
Thinner
Comment
8.7 mm
vs
9.9 mm
1.20 mm thinner
anonymous
194
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
192
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
104
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Kory Sorour
1
Resolution IS out of the box. AND HAS A VIDEO LIGHT WITH AUT
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-2
Less body volume
Comment
68.5 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
21.02% less body volume
Soùfiane Azz
-6
Plus beau
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Moche

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

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No

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