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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Xperia S 32GB

Top 16 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Sony Xperia S 32GB

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Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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570
Has branded damage resistant glass
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.
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475
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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404
Noticeably faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
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327
Lighter
120 g
vs
144 g
24 g lighter
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Somewhat thinner
9.9 mm
vs
10.6 mm
0.70 mm thinner
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141
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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129
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.
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98
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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92
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Mesfar Mahdi
18
Better design
Yes
vs
No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Mohamed Ahmed Mazen
7
Smaller in the hand
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
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1
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3
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-122
A tad narrower
63 mm
vs
64 mm
1 mm narrower
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-187
Modestly less body volume
82.9 cm³
vs
86.8 cm³
4.70% less body volume
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Shorter
121.6 mm
vs
128 mm
6.40 mm shorter

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than Sony Xperia S 32GB because...

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No

Top 22 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia S 32GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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More battery power
1750 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
16.67% more battery power
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1493
Measurably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
1.50x faster CPU clock speed
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1236
Notably higher pixel density
341 ppi
vs
233 ppi
46.35% higher pixel density
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950
A shade bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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894
Notably higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
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889
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
12.1 MP
vs
5 MP
2.42x more megapixels (photo)
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620
Appreciably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.3 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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564
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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319
Significantly more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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297
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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294
Significantly better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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235
Has a two-stage shutter
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.
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214
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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214
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4
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.
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157
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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124
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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120
Has a CMOS sensor
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.
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99
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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84
Has a HDMI output
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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Has manual white balance
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.
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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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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58
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No

Sony Xperia S 32GB is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

Yes
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No

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