Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Sony Xperia SP

Top 14 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Sony Xperia SP

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Sizably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
1.65x faster CPU clock speed
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A shade bigger screen size
4.8 "
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4.6 "
4.35% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Has a removable battery
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Clearly more internal storage
16 GB
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8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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98
Thinner
8.6 mm
vs
10 mm
1.40 mm thinner
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Lighter
133 g
vs
155 g
22 g lighter
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
vs
0.63 W/kg
0.08 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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Considerably lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
vs
0.79 W/kg
0.58 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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1
Free Apps on Google Play
Yes
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No
Free Apps without having to tamper with your phone.
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0
Has a Super AMOLED Plus
Yes
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No
This screen has better contrast of colours
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0
Better GPU Mali 400mp
Yes
vs
No
S3 has Quad core graphics while Z10 has old Adreno 225 GPU.
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0
It's bigger and lighter
Yes
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No
Easy to navigate around
Hossam Arafa AbdelRehim
-1
S features
Yes
vs
No
Such as Stay awake, S Voice, Direct call, S Beam, Smart alert, AllShare cast, Pop-up play
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-2
Supports controllers
Yes
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No
The system supports usb controllers, so you can play games with real controls instead of the touchscreen
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-2
Supports S beam
Yes
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No
Can send big sized data files faster through S beam.
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-2
Android, so more apps
Yes
vs
No
Android market has 1,000,000 apps available as on July 2013
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-2
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
Marco Lackovic
-4
Can have a spare battery
Yes
vs
No
Having a spare battery (1) doubles the operating time allowing to use the phone stress-free and its full potential, and (2) makes it possible to use the phone unplugged while charging the other battery on an external charger.
Carlos Santiago Tarifa Rey-Stolle
-8
Has a notification LED
Yes
vs
No
The LED light alerts you to missed notifications
Qu Setia Menanti
-8
Too mainstream
Yes
vs
No
Cause lenovo is shit
Vishal Kumar Singh
-14
Eye sensor stops screen switching off
Yes
vs
No
Clever camera mode
Jorge Ortiz Palma
-26
It's cheaper
Yes
vs
No
Because it's older
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.

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

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Top 27 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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More battery power
2370 mAh
vs
2100 mAh
12.86% more battery power
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A tad higher pixel density
319 ppi
vs
306 ppi
4.25% higher pixel density
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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.
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Explicitly faster downloads
42 MBits/s
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21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
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Has a two-stage shutter
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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A tad faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
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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.
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Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
1.08 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.41 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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10
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
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6
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Gabriel Satrio Wibowo
5
4.4 Update
Yes
vs
No
Sony promised the 4.4 update for Xperia SP in 2014
Paul Eros
3
Multicolored Led flash ( LED notification colors)
Yes
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No
Different statuses indicated with different colors,you can also get apps that will let you mix and match the colors , so depending on who's calling , like red/green could be your mom while purple/orange could be work calling and on and on
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3
Newer Chipset Version
Yes
vs
No
Sony Xperia SP using Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon compare to the older Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 chipset used by Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
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1
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Yes
vs
No
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1
Glove mode
Yes
vs
No
When this mode enable, we can unlocking the device while wearing gloves and the screnn become super sensitive
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1
DLNA Certified®
Yes
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No
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1
Newer Bluetooth version 4.0
Yes
vs
No
Reduced power consumption by enabling devices to remain paired, or connected to each other, without requiring a continual stream of data to be transferred between the devices.
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1
Support screen mirroring
Yes
vs
No
You can play games on Sony TV wirelessly, without using any cable.
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1
Higher Graphics processor
Yes
vs
No
Sony Xperia SP has Adreno 320 , but Nokia Lumia 920 just Adreno 225
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1
HDMI
Yes
vs
No
Via microUSB
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1
Has a two-stage shutter
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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1
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.
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