Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Sony Xperia SL

Top 27 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Sony Xperia SL

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More battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1750 mAh
20% more battery power
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2193
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
1.65x faster CPU clock speed
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1471
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.8 "
vs
4.3 "
11.63% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1053
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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.
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1039
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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842
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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.
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735
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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664
Marginally lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
144 g
11 g lighter
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565
Thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
10.6 mm
2 mm thinner
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543
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
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216
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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202
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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186
Notably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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151
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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132
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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106
Notably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
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.
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85
Notably lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
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.
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76
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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5
Good pic capture at night
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has better camera at night
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2
Zero Shutter Lag
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
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-6
Slightly less body volume
Comment
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)
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218
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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76
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
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109
Has integrated graphics
Comment
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
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70
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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67
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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67
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).

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 13 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SL

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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1852
Higher pixel density
Comment
342 ppi
vs
306 ppi
11.76% higher pixel density
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1336
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
12.1 MP
vs
8 MP
1.51x more megapixels (photo)
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793
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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504
Vastly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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457
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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437
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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323
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.4
vs
2.6
Wider aperture at 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.
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177
Marginally faster uploads
Comment
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
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126
Notably narrower
Comment
64 mm
vs
70.6 mm
6.60 mm narrower
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115
Clearly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
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.
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104
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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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.
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68
Shorter
Comment
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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