Compare Samsung Galaxy S3 mini VS Samsung Galaxy S3

Quick Facts
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Reasons to Buy
  • Much lighter
  • 120.0 grams vs 133.0 grams
    Lightweight devices can be held tirelessly for a long time

  • Larger screen
  • 4.0 inch vs 4.8 inch
    Internet browsing or watching movies is more pleasing on large screens.
  • Much faster processor
  • 1000 MHz Dual core vs 1400 MHz Quad 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.
  • Much higher battery capacity
  • 1500 mAH vs 2100 mAH
    Greater the capacity, lesser the need to charge your battery again.
  • Much sharper screen
  • 233 ppi vs 306 ppi
    High pixel density shows sharper text and extremely detailed photos/videos.
  • Has FM Radio
  • No vs Yes
    FM Radio allows you to listen to music & news from radio stations, even while travelling.
  • Much more expandable memory
  • 32 GB vs 64 GB
    More expandable storage allows having more songs, photos, videos, etc.
  • Much higher secondary camera resolution
  • 0.3 MP vs 1.9 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.
  • Has NFC
  • No vs Yes
    NFC enables faster sharing of content between NFC devices, one tap payment options, etc.
  • Much thinner
  • 9.9 mm vs 8.6 mm
    Slim handsets are easy to handle or pocket, and look stylish
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Design
Operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Dimensions

    Height:121.55 mm

    Width:63 mm

    Thickness:9.90 mm

    Height:136.6 mm

    Width:70.6 mm

    Thickness:8.6 mm

    Weight 120 grams 133 grams
    Ruggedness
    Available Colors                
    Hardware
    System chip NovaThor U8420 Exynos 4212 Quad
    Processor Dual core, 1000 MHz, Quad core, 1400 MHz, Cortex A9,
    2D/3D GPU
    • Mali-400MP
    RAM 1 GB 1 GB
    Built-in storage 16 GB 16 GB
    Memory card support Upto 32 GB microSD Upto 64 GB microSD
    Display
    Physical size 4 Inch 4.8 Inch
    Display resolution 480x800 (233 ppi) 720x1280 (306 ppi)
    Display Technology Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
    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, Digital image stabilization,Video calling
    Video Resolution 1280 x 720p @ 25fps 1920 x 1080p @ 30fps
    Secondary camera 0.3 MP, 640 x 480 1.9 MP, 1592 x 1192
    Network
    SIM Type GSM Micro, GSM
    Network technology GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz GSM,UMTS/HSDPA/WCDMA,LTE
    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
    EDGE
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • 12
    GPS A-GPS A-GPS
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth Version 4, A2DP, LE, EDR Version 4.0, A2DP, AVCTP, AVDTP, AVRCP, BNEP, DID, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SDP, SPP, EDR
    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,n 5GHz

      Mobile Hotspot:Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:Yes

      USB microUSB,microUSB 2.0 USB 2.0, microUSB
      Headphones connector 3.5mm
      External Device connector Computer sync, DLNA, MHL, NFC, OTA sync, Tethering
      Battery
      Talk time 14.16(2G), 7.83(3G) 21.66 Hours(2G), 10 Hours(3G)
      Stand-by time 460(2G), 360(3G) 590 Hours(2G), 460 Hours(3G)
      Battery Capacity 1500 mAh, Li-ion 2100 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
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
      • Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
      • AAC, AAC+, AC3, AMR, apt-X, eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA
      Video player
      • H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, WMV, DivX
      Radio

        Radio:FM

        Features:RDS

        Features:RDS,Stereo FM

      Pre-loaded Apps Document Viewer Samsung Apps, Game Hub, etc.
      Sensors
      Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor
      Phone Features
      Phonebook
      • Practically Unlimited
      • Yes
      • Practically Unlimited
      Organizer Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input (Swype) Android Market, Calculator, E-Book Reader, 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 01-Oct-2011
      Market status Available Available
      Price list

      ebay.in

      NA
      Rs.21,100

      amazon.in

      NA
      Rs.25,160

      shopclues.com

      NA
      Rs.22,199

      Apply coupon SC91M70 to get this price.

      flipkart.com

      NA
      Rs.21,000

      edabba.com

      NA
      Rs.21,930

      paytm.com

      NA
      Rs.21,991

      snapdeal.com

      NA
      Rs.19,699

      maniacstore.com

      NA
      Rs.21,490

      infibeam.com

      NA
      Rs.21,019
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