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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Why is Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini better than the average?

  • Weight
    120gvs151.92g
  • Width
    63mmvs71.34mm
  • Height
    121.6mmvs142.61mm
  • Bluetooth version
    4vs3.92
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.65
  • Volume
    75.84cm³vs10174.7cm³
  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/10000svs1/2965s
  • Shutter lag
    0.35svs0.47s

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

120g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

9.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

63mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

121.6mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

75.84cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

480 x 800px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

233ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.RAM

1GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

2.CPU speed

2 x 1GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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.

4.internal storage

16GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

32nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/2.6

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.

Best

HTC U12+ 128GB

1.4 & 2.6f

5.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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2.Supports Java
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3.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

4.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

5.download speed

21MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

6.has GPS
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.power up delay

0.99s

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.

Best

Apple iPhone 5C

0.84s

4.supports AVCHD format
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

5.Is a system camera
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

6.has a dedicated Facebook key
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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