If you’re writing a SMS to someone and you decide it’s better to call that person, just hold the Samsung Galaxy S3 to your year and the phone will dial the number for you. It’s so easy! On the other hand, the Galaxy S4 Mini has a super fast 4G speed and an application that counts all the steps you take in a day. But, let’s find out more about these smartphones.
Displays and designs
The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a resolution of 720×1280 pixels and a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, while the Galaxy S4 Mini is equipped with a smaller display, a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, with a resolution of 540×960 pixels.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is heavier, weighting 133 grams because of its dimensions: 136.6×70.6×8.6 mm, while the Galaxy S4 Mini is measuring 124.6×61.3×8.9 mm and it weights 107 grams.
Hardware and operating systems
The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 1.4 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor + Exynos 4412 Quad chipset, and three variants of internal memories: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB, expandable by up to 64 GB.
The Galaxy S4 Mini has a more powerful processor, which is a 1.7 GHz dual core krait, but the devices is also equipped with the Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 chipset and has only one variant of internal memory – 8 GB, expandable by up to 64 GB.
They’re both Android phones, only that the Samsung Galaxy S3 runs on the Ice Cream Sandwich o.s., upgradeable to the Jelly Bean version, while the Galaxy S4 Mini already runs on the Jelly Bean o.s. The first phone has 1 GB of RAM, while the other one has 1.5 GB of RAM.
Both smartphones has an 8 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash) and a 1.9 MP secondary camera.
You can talk over 11 hours and a half on 3G on the Samsung Galaxy S3,which has a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery, or only 12 hours on 3G, on the Galaxy S4 Mini, which has a Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery.
On amazon.com, the Samsung Galaxy S3 16 GB variant costs 299 dollars, and the Galaxy S4 Mini can be bought at the price of 294 dollars.
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