Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

1. Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

19 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

1.Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1GHzvs 1 x 1.4GHz (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
2.A lot more RAM memory
1GBvs 0.5GB (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
3.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
4.Noticeably more internal storage
16GBvs 0.3GB (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
5.Considerably faster downloads
21MBits/svs 14.4MBits/s (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
6.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
7.Shorter
121.6mmvs 125mm (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
8.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
9.Clearly newer Bluetooth version
4vs 2.1 (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
10.Significantly smaller semiconductor size
32nmvs 45nm (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
11.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
12.A little faster uploads
5.8MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
13.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
14.Has a gyroscope
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
15.Has a front camera
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
16.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
17.Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yesvs No (Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S)
18.Smaller in the hand
Easier to use.
19.One of the colour options is pebble blue.
Aesthetics are important, too.
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2. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S

13 Reasons why Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S is better

Comparing Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

1.Clearly bigger screen size
4.2"vs 4" (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.Clearly more megapixels (photo)
8MPvs 5MP (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
3.Significantly higher resolution
480 x 854pxvs 480 x 800px (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
4.Lighter
117gvs 120g (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
5.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.
6.Thinner
8.7mmvs 9.9mm (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
7.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
8.Has a video light
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
9.Significantly less body volume
68.5cm³vs 82.9cm³ (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
10.Has a HDMI output
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
11.Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
12.Resolution IS out of the box. AND HAS A VIDEO LIGHT WITH AUT
13.Plus beau
Moche
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