Compare Samsung Galaxy S3 mini VS Samsung Galaxy S2

Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Sharper screen
  • 233 ppi vs 217 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.

  • Larger screen
  • 4.0 inch vs 4.3 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Dual core vs 1200 MHz Dual core
    Fast processor smoothly executes multiple tasks/apps simultaneously.
  • Much higher primary camera resolution
  • 5.0 MP vs 8.0 MP
    Camera of high resolution takes detailed & sharp photos.
  • Higher battery capacity
  • 1500 mAH vs 1650 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much more internal memory
  • 16.0 GB vs 32.0 GB
    More internal storage allows having more apps, songs, videos, etc.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.3 MP vs 2.0 MP
    Front camera of high resolution results in sharp video-chats & self-photos.
  • Has Gorilla Glass
  • No vs Yes
    Gorilla Glass protects smartphone's screen from scratches and minor knocks.
  • Much thinner
  • 9.9 mm vs 8.5 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish
  • Much lighter
  • 120.0 grams vs 116.0 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time
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Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
Dimensions

    Height:121.55 mm

    Width:63 mm

    Thickness:9.90 mm

    Height:125.3 mm

    Width:66.1 mm

    Thickness:8.49 mm

    Weight 120 grams 116 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors          
    Hardware
    System chip NovaThor U8420 Exynos
    Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz, Dual core, 1200 MHz, Cortex A9,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Mali-400MP
    RAM 1 GB 1 GB
    Built-in storage 16 GB 32 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 32 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4 Inch 4.3 Inch
    Display resolution 480x800 (233 ppi) 480x800 (217 ppi)
    Display Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED Plus
    Color Density 16M
    Touch screen Capacitive Capacitive, Multi-touch
    Camera
    Primary Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 8 MP, 3264 x 2448
    Flash LED Flash
    Zoom Digital Zoom Digital Zoom
    Dedicated Camera Button
    Features
    • Auto Focus
    • Smile detection
    • Scenes
    • Continuos Shooting
    • Multi Shot
    • Auto Focus
    Video Capture Yes, Video wallpaper
    Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 25fps 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 2 MP, 1600 x 1200
    Network
    SIM Type GSM Mini, GSM
    Network technology GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA
    Data EV-DO HSPA HSDPA 21 Mbit/s(Download), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s(Upload)
    3G Yes Yes
    4G
    GPRS
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Class 12
    • 32 - 48 kbps kbps
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 12
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP, LE, EDR Version 3.0
    Wi-Fi 802.11

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,b,g,n

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      Wi-Fi 802.11:Yes

      Standard:a,b,g,n

      Features:Dual antennas

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB microUSB,microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
      Headphones connector 3.5mm
      External Device connector TV-Out
      Battery
      Talk time 14.16(2G), 7.83(3G) 18.33 Hours(2G), 8.66 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 460(2G), 360(3G) 710 Hours(2G), 610 Hours(3G)
      Battery Capacity 1500 mAh, Li-ion 1650 mAh, Li-ion
      Multimedia
      Music player
      • Yes, Music Formats : MP3, AMR-NB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG(Vorbis), FLAC, Active Noise Cancellation with Dedicated Mic, Stereo Speaker, 3.5mm Audio Jack
      • AC3, eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, WAV
      Video player
      • Video Streaming
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid, DivX
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

      Pre-loaded Apps Document Viewer
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype) Calculator, Stopwatch, World clock, Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer
      Keypad
      Sales Pack Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
      Availability
      Officially announced 10-Oct-2012 14-Feb-2011
      Market status Available Available
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