Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Xperia Z
Top Seven Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Compared to Sony Xperia Z
Has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
26 g lighter
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Smaller in the hand
Easier to use.
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Like the big S3
8 mm narrower
17.40 mm shorter
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than Sony Xperia Z because...
Top 35 Reasons for the
Sony Xperia Z
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Considerably more battery power
1.60x more battery power
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.5 GHz
2 x 1 GHz
3x faster CPU clock speed
Clearly higher pixel density
1.89x higher pixel density
A lot more RAM memory
1 GB more RAM memory
Bigger screen size
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Substantially higher resolution
5.40x higher resolution
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
2.60x more megapixels (photo)
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Every pixel has three subpixels
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.
Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Vastly faster downloads
4.76x faster downloads
2 mm thinner
Appreciably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Distinctly faster uploads
8.62x faster uploads
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Has a video light
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
Has a CMOS sensor
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.
Has manual ISO
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Has manual white balance
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.
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Very useful and convenient
Somewhat less body volume
6.32% less body volume