Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Xperia Z

Top Seven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

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Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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690
Lighter
Comment
120 g
vs
146 g
26 g lighter
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148
Considerably narrower
Comment
63 mm
vs
71 mm
8 mm narrower
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92
Way shorter
Comment
121.6 mm
vs
139 mm
17.40 mm shorter
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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.
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 Sony Xperia Z because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 40 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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Sizably more battery power
Comment
2400 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
1.60x more battery power
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2258
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
3x faster CPU clock speed
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1898
Appreciably higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
233 ppi
1.89x higher pixel density
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1522
Bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4 "
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1436
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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1380
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
5 MP
2.60x more megapixels (photo)
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1329
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
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1072
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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818
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.
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669
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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594
Plenty thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
9.9 mm
2 mm thinner
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555
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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429
Distinctly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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255
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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202
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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187
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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179
Appreciably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
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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.
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159
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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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.
Abed Namel
16
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
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8
Slightly less body volume
Comment
77.97 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
6.32% less body volume
Syed Daim Imam
6
Has OTG capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Accepts usb memory sticks via adapter
Liam Oconnor
1
Higher megapixel camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
20.7 vs 13
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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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575
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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279
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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259
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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.
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77
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
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Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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95
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
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.
Christopher Woodhouse
1
Integrated LTE modem
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Built in LTE allows for greater connectivity and does not require a separate modem (which saves space and money)
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 300
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75
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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72
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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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.
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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).

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