Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs HTC Desire 500

1. Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

34 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs HTC Desire 500

1.Notably higher pixel density
233ppivs 217ppi (HTC Desire 500)
120gvs 123g (HTC Desire 500)
3.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
4.Substantially more internal storage
16GBvs 4GB (HTC Desire 500)
5.Has a radio
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
6.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
7.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
8.Appreciably faster downloads
21MBits/svs 7.2MBits/s (HTC Desire 500)
9.Has NFC
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
63mmvs 66.9mm (HTC Desire 500)
121.6mmvs 131.8mm (HTC Desire 500)
12.Plays Adobe Flash
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
13.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
14.Significantly less body volume
82.9cm³vs 87.29cm³ (HTC Desire 500)
15.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
16.Can create panoramas in-camera
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
17.Smaller in the hand
Easier to use.
18.One of the colour options is pebble blue.
Aesthetics are important, too.
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yesvs No (HTC Desire 500)
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini specs
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini pros and cons
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2. HTC Desire 500

14 Reasons why HTC Desire 500 is better

Comparing HTC Desire 500 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

1.More battery power
1800mAhvs 1500mAh (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
2.Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.2GHzvs 2 x 1GHz (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
3.A little bigger screen size
4.3"vs 4" (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.Notably more megapixels (photo)
8MPvs 5MP (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
5.Significantly more megapixels (photo, front camera)
1.6MPvs 0.3MP (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
6.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
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.
7.Clearly wider aperture at minimum focal length
2vs 2.6 (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
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.
8.Supports two SIM cards
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
A dual SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.
9.Has a radio
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
10.It supports NFC
11.Has two sim cards
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
HTC Desire 500
HTC Desire 500 specs
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HTC Desire 500 pros and cons
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