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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Xperia Z

Top Seven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

anonymous
476
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
328
Lighter
120 g
vs
146 g
26 g lighter
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.
PC Servis Jameesoft
1
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3
anonymous
-118
Considerably narrower
63 mm
vs
71 mm
8 mm narrower
anonymous
-196
Reasonably shorter
121.6 mm
vs
139 mm
17.40 mm shorter

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 35 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

anonymous
1945
Considerably more battery power
2400 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
1.60x more battery power
anonymous
1499
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
3x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1237
Clearly higher pixel density
441 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.89x higher pixel density
anonymous
1086
A lot more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
955
Bigger screen size
5 "
vs
4 "
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
896
Substantially higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
anonymous
894
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
5 MP
2.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
622
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
565
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.
anonymous
437
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
405
Vastly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
316
Amply thinner
7.9 mm
vs
9.9 mm
2 mm thinner
anonymous
295
Appreciably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
157
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
153
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
147
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
137
Distinctly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
anonymous
129
Vastly 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
126
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
121
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
99
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
46
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
10
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
anonymous
-184
Somewhat less body volume
77.97 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
6.32% less body volume
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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309
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
72
Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
60
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.
anonymous
58
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
anonymous
57
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
54
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
40
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
40
Has TrustZone
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).
anonymous
39
Has out-of-order execution
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
39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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

Yes
vs
No

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