Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Xperia Z

Top Six Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

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Has a removable battery
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
84
Lighter
120 g
vs
146 g
26 g lighter
Mesfar Mahdi
5
Has 60 fps video
Yes
vs
No
Galaxy s4 has 30fps
Mesfar Mahdi
4
Better design
Yes
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No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Ivan Iemma
-4
Mucha mas facha
Yes
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No
Qu Setia Menanti
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Yes
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No
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Sizably narrower
63 mm
vs
71 mm
8 mm narrower
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Amply shorter
121.6 mm
vs
139 mm
17.40 mm shorter

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than Sony Xperia Z because...

Yes
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No

Top 32 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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1072
Vastly more battery power
2400 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
1.60x more battery power
anonymous
837
Substantially faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
3x faster CPU clock speed
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673
Noticeably higher pixel density
441 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.89x higher pixel density
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631
Reasonably more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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576
Explicitly higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
anonymous
517
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
5 MP
2.60x more megapixels (photo)
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472
Bigger screen size
5 "
vs
4 "
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
316
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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285
Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
255
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
235
Substantially faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
141
Significantly better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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96
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
95
Way thinner
7.9 mm
vs
9.9 mm
2 mm thinner
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87
Measurably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
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81
Considerably smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
78
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
67
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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61
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.
anonymous
55
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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40
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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28
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.
Abed Namel
5
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
Barez Gardi
0
Has "OK Google" voice command feature
Yes
vs
No
When saying 'Ok Google' it will activate voice control.
Nipuna Rangika
0
Upgradable to Android [url] Kitkat
Yes
vs
No
Can Upgrade to Android 4.4 Kitkat with official update.
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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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165
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
132
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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37
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
Christalyn Britton
24
Vastly Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
Sadiah Latip
2
Better Performance
Yes
vs
No
Canon has got user friendly UI n better performance....
Maty Sanchez
1
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Sabrina Falcone
1
Yes
Yes
vs
No
Is apple really still in business?
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Johannes Schwaben
-17
CANVAS 2 HAS IPS SCREEN AND WIN PRO HAS CAPACITIVE SCREEN
Yes
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No
Steffan Wood
-18
Lenses the
Yes
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No
The lesne in the oppi n1 is bigger and longer which means it better at macro photograph than Samsung 1cm software

Sony Xperia Z is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

Yes
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No

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