Yesterday, Samsung has unveiled its new phone, Samsung Galaxy S3 mini, one compact version of Samsung Galaxy S3. Different from the 4.8 inches Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S3 mini is a 4.0 inches smartphone, which is said that Galaxy S3 mini can do things Galaxy S3 do, so it will definitely become a great choice for those who don't like large size smartphones. However, there are some differences between Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini, so what's the differences? let's continue.
|What's The Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini|
Actually, expect for the differences on body size, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini are also have different processor, camera, RAM, storage, multimedia supports.
Processor Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 miniGalaxy S3 is Samsung's flagship smartphone this year, which also is the most famous Android smartphone this year, one part of the reason is Galaxy S3 powered with a quad-core processor, its 1.4GHz quad-core processor make people do things on Galaxy S3 smoothly, however, the 4G version Galaxy S3 is powered with 1.4GHz dual-core processor, that is why Galaxy S3 from AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile are all not quad-core processor phone.
For Samsung Galaxy S3 mini, which runs on a 1GHz dual-core processor.
Display Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 miniGalaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini have different screen size but also have different display, display resolution on Galaxy S3 is 720×1280 pixels, on Galaxy S3 mini is 480×800 pixels. The pixel density on Galaxy S3 is 306 ppi, on Galaxy S3 mini is 233 ppi, although the displays on Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini are all Super AMOLED.
Memory Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 miniThe RAM on Galaxy S3 is 2GB with dual channel technology, but on Galaxy S3 mini is 1GB. For storage, Galaxy S3 has 16GB and 32GB two different versions with ability to expand to 64GB via a micro SD card, and it is said that the 64GB version will come soon, with the same storage form, Samsung Galaxy S3 mini offered 8GB and 16GB two different versions phone with ability to expand to 32GB via a micro SD card.
Camera Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 miniDon't like the differences between Lumia 900 and Lumia 800(Lumia 900 has front camera, but Lumia 800 hasn't), Galaxy S3 mini still has the front camera, as the same as Galaxy S3. But they still have differences, cameras on Galaxy S3 are a 8MP main camera and 1.9MP fron-facing camera, and the main camera Aperture size is F2.6, Digital optical zoom is 4×, has the ability to record 1080p full HD videos, the front-facing camera has the ability to record HD videos.
Cameras on Galaxy S3 mini are a 5MP main camera and a 0.3MP VGA front-facing camera, the main camera has the ability to record 720p HD videos, but the front-facing camera can only record 640×480 pixels videos.
Multimedia Supports Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 miniThe main differences on multimedia supports between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini is focus on the video playback things.
For video formats, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini are all support H.264, H.263, WMV 7/8, VC-1, MPEG-4, SorensonSpark videos, the difference is Galaxy S3 is additionally support VP8 ,DivX videos.
For video size, Galaxy S3 can play full HD 1080p videos, but Galaxy S3 mini just support up to 720p HD videos.
Battery Capability Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 miniThe battery on Galaxy S3 is 2,100 mAh, on Galaxy S3 mini is 1,500 mAh.
OS Differences Between Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 miniGalaxy S3 is powered by Android 4.0, but it can be updated to Android 4.1(Jelly Bean) now, Galaxy S3 mini is powered by Android 4.1.
So, in fact, except these differences, Galaxy S3 mini is " a compact version of the flagship smartphone GALAXY S III", with the words of Samsung. As which also has the features Samsung Galaxy S3 has, like S Beam, S Voice, Smart Stay, Smart Alert and nature-inspired design, so it means you can do things on Galaxy mini as what you can on Galaxy S3.