Galaxy S III mini Samsung

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    233
    ppi

Xperia S Sony

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    341
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy S III mini vs Sony Xperia S

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.3
8.8

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
5.6
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.1
9.3

Geekaphone Score

7.2
7.4

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
4.3"
Resolution
800 x 480 (233 ppi)
1280 x 720 (341 ppi)
Panel
Super AMOLED (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
385 cd/m²
495 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.422
--
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
720p (Micro USB with MHL)
1080p (Micro HDMI)

processor

System on a chip
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 (MSM8260)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1.5 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
60.3
86.7
Quadrant
2,644
--
GPU
ARM Mali-400
266 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 220
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
6.5
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
0.9
--
RAM
1 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.6, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
12 MP (4000 x 3000)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.6
f/2.4
Secondary camera
0.31 MP
1.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
12 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,500 mA·h
1,750 mA·h
Talk time
469 min
450 min
Standby time
21,600 min
27,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
382 min
--
Web browsing
458 min
--
Video playback
466 min
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.03, -0.04
+0.10, -0.09
Noise level
-82.1 dB
-86.6 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.19, -0.13
+0.44, -0.13
Noise level
-82.5 dB
-88.4 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm
64 x 128 x 10.6 mm
Weight
111 g
144 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
--
Android 4.1.2
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,888 ms
2,587 ms

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSPA (14 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSPA (14 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
--
Yes

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 8 GB
32 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Mini-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
66.5 dB
72.7 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
63 dB
61.8 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
No
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No