Comparing Sony Xperia SL vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

1. Sony Xperia SL

17 Reasons why Sony Xperia SL is better

Comparing Sony Xperia SL vs Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

1.Significantly more battery power
1750mAhvs 1500mAh (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
2.Substantially faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.7GHzvs 2 x 1GHz (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
3.Measurably higher pixel density
342ppivs 233ppi (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
4.Noticeably bigger screen size
4.3"vs 4" (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Significantly more megapixels (photo)
12.1MPvs 5MP (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
6.Clearly higher resolution
720 x 1,280pxvs 480 x 800px (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
7.Substantially more megapixels (photo, front camera)
1.3MPvs 0.3MP (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
8.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.
9.Noticeably more internal storage
32GBvs 16GB (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
10.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
11.Clearly better video recording quality
1,080 x 30fpsvs 720 x 30fps (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
12.Considerably wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4vs 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.
13.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.
14.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
15.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
16.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini)
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
17.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.
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2. Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

17 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini vs Sony Xperia SL

1.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia SL)
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.
120gvs 144g (Sony Xperia SL)
3.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia SL)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
4.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia SL)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
9.9mmvs 10.6mm (Sony Xperia SL)
6.Substantially faster downloads
21MBits/svs 14.4MBits/s (Sony Xperia SL)
63mmvs 64mm (Sony Xperia SL)
121.6mmvs 128mm (Sony Xperia SL)
9.Significantly newer Bluetooth version
4vs 3 (Sony Xperia SL)
10.Vastly smaller semiconductor size
32nmvs 45nm (Sony Xperia SL)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
11.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia SL)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
12.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia SL)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
13.Modestly less body volume
82.9cm³vs 86.8cm³ (Sony Xperia SL)
14.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia SL)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
15.Has touch autofocus
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia SL)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
16.Smaller in the hand
Easier to use.
17.One of the colour options is pebble blue.
Aesthetics are important, too.
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