Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is considered to be inspired by nature and the particular thing about this phone is that, while you’re watching a video, it allows you to send messages. Although it was released in 2011, iPhone 4S is a cool phone with a lot of interesting features. We’ll compare the two phones to see which phone is better.
Display and designs
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has a 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen and a resolution of 480×800 pixels, while the iPhone 4S has a bigger resolution of 640×960 pixels, but a smaller display, which is a 3.5 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini weights 111.5 grams and has these dimensions: 121.6x63x 9.9 mm, while the iPhone 4S is weighting 140 grams, although it’s bigger, and these are its dimensions: 115.2×58.6x 9.3 mm.
Hardware and operating systems
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor + NovaThor U8420 chipset and there are two variants of internal memories: 8 GB and 16 GB, expandable by up to 32 GB.
The iPhone 4S has a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor + Apple A5 chipset and there are four variants of internal memories: 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB which can’t be expanded.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is an Android smartphone, running on the Jelly Bean o.s. and having 1 GB of RAM. The iPhone 4S runs on the iOS 5 o.s., upgradeable to the iOS 6 and iOS 7. The phone has only 512 MB of RAM.
You can take great pictures with Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini’s 5 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash), the phone having also a VGA camera. With the iPhone 4S you can obtain a better quality of pictures thanks to its 8 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash). The phone has, also, a VGA secondary camera.
You can talk over 7 hours on 3G on the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, which has a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery, while on the The iPhone 4S you can talk one hour more on 3G, thanks to its non-removable Li-Po 1432 mAh battery.
On amazon.com, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini 8 GB variant costs 195 dollars, while the iPhone 4S 8 GB variant = 191 dollars, the 16 GB variant = 338 dollars, the 32 GB variant = 435 dollars and the 64 GB variant costs 480 dollars.
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