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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Sony Xperia SL

Top 28 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Sony Xperia SL

Honza Kreml
-11
It's cheapernew
Yes
vs
No
Because it's older
anonymous
1844
More battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1750 mAh
20% more battery power
anonymous
1415
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
1.65x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
898
Bigger screen size
4.8 "
vs
4.3 "
11.63% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
693
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.
anonymous
582
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
549
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.
anonymous
458
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
388
Notably faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
anonymous
306
A little bit lighter
133 g
vs
144 g
11 g lighter
anonymous
296
Thinner
8.6 mm
vs
10.6 mm
2 mm thinner
anonymous
150
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
131
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
121
Sizably 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.
anonymous
91
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
88
Substantially lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.31 W/kg
0.76 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
87
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
71
Explicitly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
vs
1.3 W/kg
1.09 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
anonymous
56
Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Sourab Banerjee
3
Smart stay
Yes
vs
No
The screen switchws off if you are not looking at it
Carlos Santiago Tarifa Rey-Stolle
1
Supports controllers
Yes
vs
No
The system supports usb controllers, so you can play games with real controls instead of the touchscreen
Sourab Banerjee
1
Better gpu mali 400 mp4
Yes
vs
No
Ana D'Angiolella
0
Better sound quality
Yes
vs
No
Using the Sennheiser's own transducer to deliver the best quality sound
Vishal Kumar Singh
-9
Eye sensor stops screen switching off
Yes
vs
No
Clever camera mode
anonymous
-208
Slightly less body volume
82.94 cm³
vs
86.8 cm³
4.65% less body volume
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
55
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
48
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.
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
anonymous
43
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
anonymous
35
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
34
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
34
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).

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Sony Xperia SL because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SL

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

anonymous
1184
Higher pixel density
342 ppi
vs
306 ppi
11.76% higher pixel density
anonymous
854
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
12.1 MP
vs
8 MP
1.51x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
546
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
303
Clearly more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
283
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
272
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
206
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.
anonymous
128
A little faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
anonymous
97
Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
0.6 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.89 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
82
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.
anonymous
-155
Appreciably narrower
64 mm
vs
70.6 mm
6.60 mm narrower
anonymous
-226
Shorter
128 mm
vs
136.6 mm
8.60 mm shorter

Sony Xperia SL is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

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