28points

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

80points

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
28
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80
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge?

  • 37g lighter
    120gvs157g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • 9.6mm narrower
    63mmvs72.6mm
  • 29.3mm shorter
    121.6mmvs150.9mm
  • 1.73% less body volume
    75.84cm³vs84.35611800000001cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge better than Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini?

  • 2.4x more battery power
    3600mAhvs1500mAh
  • 4.3x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.15GHzvs2 x 1GHz
  • 2.29x higher pixel density
    534ppivs233ppi
  • 37.5% bigger screen size
    5.5"vs4"
  • 3GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs1GB
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 9.6x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs480 x 800px
  • 16.67x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs0.3MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

9.9mm

7.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

120g

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

63mm

72.6mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

121.6mm

150.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

480 x 800px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

233ppi

534ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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"

5.5"

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
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

Vivo Y81i

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

4.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

1GB

4GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

2160 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.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.6

f/1.7

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

1500mAh

3600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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 S7 edge
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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 S7 edge

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 S7 edge

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 S7 edge

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.has a dedicated Facebook key
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

For example

HTC Cha Cha

5.Is a system camera
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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 or is a prime lens
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

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