Sony Xperia SL vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Top 17 Reasons for the
Sony Xperia SL
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
More battery power
16.67% more battery power
Notably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.7 GHz
2 x 1 GHz
1.70x faster CPU clock speed
Sizably higher pixel density
46.78% higher pixel density
Modestly bigger screen size
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
2.42x more megapixels (photo)
Considerably higher resolution
2.40x higher resolution
Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
4.33x 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.
Substantially more internal storage
16 GB more internal storage
Vastly better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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.
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 a HDMI output
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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.
Sony Xperia SL is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini because...
Top 16 Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Compared to Sony Xperia SL
Has an external memory slot
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.
Has branded damage resistant glass
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Significantly faster downloads
45.83% faster downloads
24 g lighter
0.70 mm thinner
Newer Bluetooth version
Newer Bluetooth version
Considerably smaller semiconductor size
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Has touch autofocus
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Smaller in the hand
Easier to use.
Supports S-Beam, S-Note, Smart Stay, Direct call...
Like the big S3
A bit narrower
1 mm narrower
A little bit less body volume
4.70% less body volume
6.40 mm shorter