28points

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

35points

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini better than Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini?

  • 3mm shorter
    121.6mmvs124.6mm
  • Has a BSI sensor

Why is Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini?

  • 26.67% more battery power
    1900mAhvs1500mAh
  • 1.7x faster CPU speed
    2 x 1.7GHzvs2 x 1GHz
  • 9.87% higher pixel density
    256ppivs233ppi
  • 7.5% bigger screen size
    4.3"vs4"
  • 0.5GB more RAM memory
    1.5GBvs1GB
  • 1.6x more megapixels (main camera)
    8MPvs5MP
  • 35% higher resolution
    540 x 960pxvs480 x 800px
  • 6.33x more megapixels (front camera)
    1.9MPvs0.3MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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

For example

Huawei Mate 10 Dual SIM

2.thickness

9.9mm

8.94mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.weight

120g

107g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.width

63mm

61.3mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

121.6mm

124.6mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

75.84cm³

68.28cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

480 x 800px

540 x 960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

233ppi

256ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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Samsung Galaxy S4 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"

4.3"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung Galaxy S4 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

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

6.Has an AMOLED display
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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

Performance

1.RAM

1GB

1.5GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

2.CPU speed

2 x 1GHz

2 x 1.7GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

3.has an external memory slot
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Samsung Galaxy S4 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

8GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.Semiconductor size

32nm

28nm

Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Best

Huawei Honor View 20 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

7nm

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

1.9MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

1080 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

4.has a flash
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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

5.has a front camera
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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

6.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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

2.number of microphones

2

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
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

4.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

1500mAh

1900mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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

3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
4.Is free and open source
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Samsung Galaxy S4 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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
6.Has sharing intents
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Samsung Galaxy S4 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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 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
Samsung Galaxy S4 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.supports AVCHD format
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 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

4.Is a system camera
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Samsung Galaxy S4 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

5.has or is a prime lens
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

6.has a dedicated Facebook key
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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

For example

HTC Cha Cha

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