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Sony Xperia L vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Top 24 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia L

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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More battery power
1750 mAh
vs
1500 mAh
16.67% more battery power
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Somewhat bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Lots higher resolution
854x480 px
vs
800x480 px
6.75% higher resolution
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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
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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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A little thinner
9.7 mm
vs
9.9 mm
0.20 mm thinner
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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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Notably 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 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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Has manual white balance
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.
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19
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.
Marco Suárez
6
Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Can get the phone customized to your liking vs only a few color options.
Vivek Ranjan
4
Look
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
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3
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
Syed Daim Imam
3
Has stunning Illumination LED Light.
Yes
vs
No
The light beam on the bottom of the phone that lights up when receive notification or changes color depending on the color of the theme. It also lights up and change solar while viewing photos and playing music.
Rio Auldy
2
It has NFC
Yes
vs
No
Harshal Kher
2
Xloud Clear Audio
Yes
vs
No
Better sound and clear the audio
Akhil R Das
1
Elegant Body
Yes
vs
No
The body looks more elegant than the competitors.
Harshal Kher
1
“WALKMAN” application
Yes
vs
No
Harshal Kher
1
Newer Chipset
Yes
vs
No
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1
It's very cheap and it's useful!
Yes
vs
No
Great specifications in only 200$
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Has a notification LED
Yes
vs
No
The LED light alerts you to missed notifications
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A tad less body volume
81.15 cm³
vs
82.9 cm³
2.16% 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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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.
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No

Sony Xperia L is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Compared to Sony Xperia L

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A little bit higher pixel density
233 ppi
vs
228 ppi
2.19% higher pixel density
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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.
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Lighter
120 g
vs
137 g
17 g lighter
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Noticeably more internal storage
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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Modestly faster uploads
5.8 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
0.69% faster uploads
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Has a gyroscope
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
Mesfar Mahdi
18
Better design
Yes
vs
No
It has a better design, it feels like a leather in hand.
Mohamed Ahmed Mazen
7
Smaller in the hand
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
PC Servis Jameesoft
1
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Yes
vs
No
Like the big S3
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Narrower
63 mm
vs
65 mm
2 mm narrower
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Shorter
121.6 mm
vs
128.7 mm
7.10 mm shorter

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better than Sony Xperia L because...

Yes
vs
No

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